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Remote Workers Say Email Fatigue Is Worse Than Commuting


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Research reveals that the rising number of emails, messages, and video meetings associated with remote work is leading to a growing level of employee burnout and job dissatisfaction.

A survey of 1,000 U.S.-based office professionals by software provider Superhuman shows that 27% say they are enjoying work less since the start of the pandemic, and 89% say that daily tasks such as sorting through an inbox or navigating Slack or Teams messages is one of the most unpleasant parts of working remotely.

Over one-third of office workers say 'email fatigue' could push them to quit their jobs.

Seven in ten women think the pandemic will slow their career progression and feel they need to respond quickly and prove commitment.

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