Almost Two-Thirds of U.S. Workforce Must Work From Home, Many with Crap Internet
There's about 10 million new or continuing WFH Americans who are trying to function with internet problems or horrible cellular signals. Thankfully, 50 percent of them are regularly disinfecting their phones.
The Coronavirus crisis hasn't done anyone any favors, except maybe to introduce a large number of the (remaining) workforce in the United States to the wonders of remote work. Of people still with jobs, 57.1 percent are apparently are doing them at home, according to a Waveform survey conduced on March 30, 2020—about 2 weeks, give or take, into shelter-at-home orders in many states.
It looks like the younger you are, the better the chance you had to start this WFH phase of your employment.The big question for employers is probably this: Is more or less work getting accomplished? The honesty of the responses make it look like about one-third think they're doing a little less. But a quarter of people are doing even more.
For more, read the full report over at Waveform.