I’m a salaried (not hourly) employee, therefore no overtime. I hear rumblings of after-hours requirements. Most people say that it’s either part of the job requirements or there’s some sort of comp-time arrangement on the back-end. How does it work for you?
There’s a very interesting article at Lifehacker on this topic, mostly around checking emails on your Crackberry at home. While we’re on the topic, what kind of communication do you have in place for notification? My department has cell phones but we dare not publicize the numbers, lest we get 3am phone calls asking to help hook up their son’s Playstation.
I’m not exaggerating that much. We have a company directory with everyone’s name, work extension, home address, and vital statistics. When I started, I refused to fill in any personal information. A few months later a higher-up told me he had some computer trouble at home on a Sunday and tried to look me up in the directory but couldn’t find me.
YES! An ounce of prevention….