By the Numbers: Remote work means longer hours

Americans working from home during the pandemic are working more hours and juggling more meetings and emails, study finds.
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Working from home has become. A new normal for millions of Americans during this pandemic and while it does have its upside studies show that remote workers are actually putting in longer hours with. More meetings in more emails we take a closer look. By the numbers 62%. Of employed Americans have worked from home during the pandemic doubled from 31% in mid march according gal. While it home workers have makes. Extending each workday action belief that by 49 minutes and 8% longer day on average according to a National Bureau of Economic Research working paper. Remote workers now attend 13% more meetings but thankfully they've been shortened by an average of 20%. An internal company email traffic is up 5% for remote workers work and personal time seems increasingly blurred. Microsoft studied its own remote workforce during a pandemic and found of their employees are quote on. Perform more hours per week and send 52%. More work IM messages between hours of 6 PM and midnight.

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