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Today,EPIC unveiled the results of a national survey it conducted to understand how Americans are faring in the new work-from-home environment that is dominating 2020 due to the COVID-19 pandemic. While it’s no surprise that two-thirds (66%) of work from homers (WFHers) are feeling some degree of burnout, the findings also show that nearly one-third (32%) have thought about doing something completely different professionally.
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One clear takeaway of the research: taking personal breaks led to increased happiness and productivity.
However, of those workers who are staying home, many survey respondents are finding it exceptionally difficult to unplug in this new environment.
75% feel the need to answer emails or calls immediately, and three out of five workers feel “stuck” to their computer.
Millennials reported the