Maintaining family rituals when working away from home
The way we work is fundamentally changing, with a rise in mobile working — people who travel away from home for long or short periods of time. Some people, such as truck drivers, may be away from home as part of their normal working life, while other workers may have occupations that require them to travel and represent their organization regionally, nationally or even internationally. For mobile workers and their families, this kind of travel can have consequences for daily family life. A team of researchers has investigated the consequences of mobile working and what it means for family life.