Skip to content

People work longer hours during pandemic

We may all have gotten used now to getting up five minutes before a meeting with face unwashed and still on our pj’s since COVID19 pandemic hit and forced most of us to stay put and work from home. Perhaps in the beginning it felt that working from home is going to be fun – long lunch hours, binge-watching Netflix while working on the side… eight months later however, a study says people work longer hours now than before

The office for National Statistics reports that people around the world are working for longer, on average, than they did before the pandemic. Daily commutes have now been replaced by endless emails and video conference meetings. According to a survey by PwC, a consulting firm, 44% of American bosses think that their employees have become more productive during the pandemic, but only 28% of workers agree.

Read more [economist.com]

2 Comments »

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Google photo

You are commenting using your Google account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s

%d bloggers like this: