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JDP recently surveyed more than 2,000 Americans who typically work in offices who are now working from home full-time to try and learn more about this pandemic-spurred era of remote work.
Here’s what they found:
- 77% of those surveyed said they are working different hours from home than they would at the office. 66% said they are more likely to work nights and weekends than before.
- 67% of Americans surveyed said their productivity is the same or better when working from home, although 54% reported more distractions working from home.
- 42% said they are working less than usual from home.
- 33% reported working more.
- 25% reported working the same.
- Those who are working more said it was hard to keep boundaries between work and home life as the main reason. Those working less reported having less work to do.
- A whopping 92% of respondents said they believe their boss trusts them working from home…and 86% say they’ve taken advantage of their freedom while working remotely.
Take a look at the full report and let me know if this is something you can use for a story?