Tjaša Rendić – ERUDIO master’s student, Slovenia

Andrej Kovačič – Fakulteta za medije, Slovenia

Andrej Raspor – School of Advanced Social Studies Nova Gorica, Slovenia




4th International Scientific Conference on Recent Advances in Information Technology, Tourism, Economics, Management and Agriculture – ITEMA 2020, Online/virtual, October 8, 2020, SELECTED PAPERS published by the Association of Economists and Managers of the Balkans, Belgrade; Printed by: SKRIPTA International, Belgrade, ISBN 978-86-80194-37-0, ISSN 2683-5991, DOI:




In 2020, the world was hit by the Covid-19 epidemic and the countries made
different decisions on when and how to adopt adequate measures. One of them was
teleworking; many people stayed at home where they worked and at the same time took care
of their family members and assisted their school-age children.
After one month of working from home, the respondents assessed that their family members
had a better understanding of the concept of working from home. Besides, the respondents
were more organised for this type of work and took care of their school-age children. The fear
of losing their job has also reduced, but they were more concerned about salary cuts.
The selection of findings and measures could become a guide for employees in order to help
them balance private life and work and thus manage stress when working from home.



Teleworking, Stress management, Stress related to teleworking, Contemporary technologies, Covid-19 epidemic.


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Di Domenico, L., Pullano, G., Pullano, G., Hens, N., & Colizza, V. (2020). Expected impact of school closure and telework to mitigate COVID-19 epidemic in France. COVID-19 Outbreak Assessment. EPIcx Lab, 15.
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Podgornik, N. (2020). Prepoznavanje in preprečevanje izgorelosti na delovnem mestu. In A. Raspor & M. Nežič (Eds.), S skrbjo za sodelavce do boljših rezultatov podjetja (, pp. 1–14). Dolga Poljana: Perfectus, Svetovanje in izobraževanje.
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