With increasingly digital workplaces, many companies pay for their employees’ cellphone plans. This is a nice perk, but can also make work/life balance difficult because employees are essentially expected to be “on call” 24/7. One company, Reston-based financial planning firm Fox, Joss & Yankee, has taken a different approach. The company gives its workers iPads and pays for a data plan for those devices, which allows their employees to work remotely, but doesn’t come with an expectation that they have to answer emails after their normal hours are clocked in. By having separate gadgets, “They really can keep their personal life and their work life separate.”
Read more in this Washington Post article.