is it Enough to slam the door of his office to cut? Land? Disconnect? In short, disconnect the brain to let wander the mind to the trivialities in the time of her leave? According to the survey of Qapa.fr the answer is negative. Not so simple to give up everything from one day to the next day to enjoy the vacation particularly for 73% of employed women and 61% of male employees. "Sometimes it is even difficult to get to take a vacation," says Caroline Golenko, a partner at Boyden.
The border between private life and professional life blurs more and more over the years. This feeling is shared by both the workers are women (89%) than by male employees (85%), according to the study. The youth, however, would seem to get more resistance in the face of this growing phenomenon. "They are less docile than their elders, confirms Caroline Golenko. If there is an imbalance recurring too important at the expense of their free time, they will not accept it."
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And the main culprit would be, once again: the smartphone! This object connected to ensure a continuous connection with the work and, therefore, the constraints that go with it. In normal times, the immediacy offered by the smartphone is a godsend... but can quickly turn to calvary during the summer. This also depends on the company culture established. "The tone is set by leaders," says Caroline Golenko. If these are very well-connected, the teams will be hard-pressed to say that they are not contactable, especially in some sectors where the activity is extremely demanding as the health and welfare or finance."employees are more likely to respond to emails than on the phone
The French employees say they never completely disconnect from the universe of digital during their vacation. Only 29% of women drop out of school compared to 38% of men who are a little more likely to do this. Almost four in ten French (37%) know well in advance that they will be required to work during their leave even if half (43%) expressed the hope that this will not be the case! "Individuals can find the right balance in organizing their time of connection, suggests the spokesperson of Boyden. Set a time limit of two hours daily from 18 hours to 20 hours, for example."
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In this digital universe is abundant, the worst enemy of the relaxation would be in the mail! 78% of French employees say that they do not drop their phone if it was ringing but 63% will respond, however, to their e-mails. If some French are attentive - minimum - their emails, it is because they fear dismissal. A minority is concerned: 27% of women and 28% of men have this fear.
in addition, a quarter of women (26%) continue to work simply by mimicry, because "everyone does it", and that a quarter of men because they are bored! Finally, one in ten French, is working simply because it brings him much satisfaction. Anyway, it seems to be imperative for everyone to disconnect regularly. "Individuals need to rest to stay motivated, finish Caroline Golenko. The disconnection allows to lower the mental load." Between the will of the leader and the individual responsibility towards his own health, he is, once again, finding the right balance!Updated Date: 17 July 2019, 00:00