One consequence of Covid-19 is that employers had to get a better understanding of their employees’ home life as employees were forced to work from home. Recent research by Aviva however has found that 52% of UK employees felt the boundaries between their work and home life have become increasingly blurred. It’s more than likely working from home, the increasing use of personal devices and social media for work purposes, has contributed to this. Some employees feel unable to switch off and under pressure to be constantly available to respond to messages from managers or work-related emails. With hybrid and remote working here to stay for some of us, do we now need to re-address the blurring of the lines between home and work life?
The presence of unconscious bias can be a complicated topic in recruitment. Removing it can be highly beneficial, but how do you do that?