||The emergence of instant messaging has made a huge impact on the way how people communicate. when IM technology is getting popular, especially when we use it to communicate at work. There are pros and cons when we use IM to communicate, people love the efficiency and convenience, you could use it to complete the tasks fast, but sometimes when you are on vacation, you need a complete free time and space, you do not want to get disturbed while on vacation. This study is mainly to explore whether users of different corporate sizes have different working pressures and job burnout caused by using instant messaging software. This study is a qualitative study. According to the scale of the enterprise, it is divided into two groups of large enterprises and small and medium-sized enterprises. The semi-structured interviews are used, and according to the interview content, the following conclusions are obtained:|
1. Large-scale enterprises are more cumbersome because of internal regulations, which leads to an increase in work pressure when employees use instant messaging software to communicate.
2. Respondents who use instant messaging software to communicate with their work and increase their work pressure are also more likely to be burned out.
3. Regardless of the size of the company, the holiday needs to reply to the job message and might be blamed and cause negative effect if they do not reply immediately, this impact the quality of holiday a lot and employees will feel more stressful and burnout.
Finally, integrate interview information and make recommendations for users and companies that use IM software to communicate with their work, and hope to help in practical applications.
Keywords: instant messaging, job burnout, work stress, corporate sizes, work communication