The Pandemic Workday Is 48 Minutes Longer and Has More Meetings

A study of 3.1 million workers around the world found we log longer hours. We attend more meetings with more people. And, we send more emails. There was one part of working that did improve: Those additional meetings were shorter, 

Other analyses looking at VPN data found people were putting in three additional hours in the U.S. and logging in at odd hours. People who spoke to Bloomberg News attributed their harried schedules to child care demands, blurring boundaries between work and home, and the stresses of an economic recession.


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