Original Air Date:
Tuesday, August 28, 2012
In a survey by tech company Good Technology, 80 per cent of respondents say they are using mobile technology to work after hours. They're clocking an extra 7 hours per week - almost a full day - unpaid.
Are smartphones, laptops, and tablets making it easy for work to come home with us - maybe too easy? The line between on-duty and off-duty is getting blurred.
Is mobile technology making Albertans more productive? Or is it the newest Alberta disadvantage?
Joining us for this discussion is Tom Keenan, Professor in the Department of Computer Science at the University of Calgary's Faculty of Environmental Design; Ben Currie, Branch Manager for Robert Half Management; Michelle Westgeest, Resources and Labour Lawyer with Chivers Carpenter.
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