Lindsay McMillan  |  SMH

Does the "ping" of an email alert on your phone continue to dominate your life long after you've left the office?

Do you find yourself consumed by the need to urgently return a work call while your kids are trying to get your attention?

Well, join the club.

According to my research which gauged the opinions of more than 1000 workers, 2016 saw almost half of employees agreeing that technology brings with it the feeling of being "always on" and makes it difficult to completely shut-off from work.