Too Much Tech: How Cognitive Overload Harms Employee Engagement

Whether at work or home, today’s technology is ready to simplify our experience.

Consider the smartphone: Talking and texting represent the bare minimum of what it allows us to do. Combined, Google Play and Apple’s App Store host nearly 6 million apps to help us accomplish everything from learning a new language to reminding us to drink more water.

In the working world, tech seems to pay off. According to a December 2020 OnePoll survey commissioned by Paycom, 4 in 5 employees said it helps them get more done faster.

But what about when tech doesn’t make things easier?

Simply accepting bad tech isn’t a forgone conclusion. To understand how the right software can truly help us and our organizations, however, we need to consider how our brains respond to overstimulation.

To learn more, download the Too Much Tech: How Cognitive Overload Harms Employee Engagement white paper.

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About our Sponsor, Paycom:

Paycom provides transformative HR and payroll software for the entire employee life cycle. A single, easy-to-use software empowers employees to access, manage and update their own HR data — from benefits and PTO to direct deposit and everything in between — all under the same digital roof. The transfer of responsibility from HR to employee increases accuracy, security and compliance; improves the overall employee experience, thus boosting retention levels; and frees HR to focus on driving greater business value.