A delicate balancing act

You don't need to chain yourself to your desk to rise in the corporate world - it's far healthier to retain some sort of work-life balance, writes Gareth Naughton.

24th March, 2012
James Sweetman, James Sweetman and Associates: 'Nowadays, people talk about work-life blending'.

Technology has seeped into every part of our lives. For the most part, this is seen as a good thing, but it has also fundamentally changed the way we interact with the workplace.

Whereas once it was possible to leave the office, mentally switch off and forget about the day's trials and tribulations, laptops, smartphones and tablets mean you are now never more than a click away from your professional self.

"Technology doesn't help. We...

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