The weeks of lockdown highlighted the massive importance that technology now has in our lives, personal and professional. But, as Laura Willis explains, our increasing reliance on technology has to come with an awareness of, and support for, its potential impact on our health and wellbeing too.
When lockdown was first rumoured back in March this year one thing became obvious – our technology was going to play an invaluable role in helping us to get through the pandemic. As we were asked to stay indoors and minimise all contact people turned to their smartphones, laptops and tablets to find the connection, support and peace of mind they would need to survive the crisis. Thank goodness for digital technology.
But as people started to experience the changes to their digital behaviour one thing was at the forefront of the Shine Offline teams’ minds: the need to encourage and support positive digital habits.
Check out the rest of Laura’s opinion piece in Personnel Today on the importance of good digital habits during Covid-19 and beyond…