Productivity Power Play
Workers say they're most productive at the beginning of the week.
7 in 10 employees get more work done in the morning than any other time of day:
|Early morning 41%|
|Late morning 31%|
|Early afternoon 14%|
|Late afternoon 9%|
|After work/late night 3%|
Workplace preferences for optimal productivity vary:
|Private office with door closed 44%|
|Open office with coworkers 36%|
|Working from home 19%|
|Working from another offsite location 4%|
Professionals say this is the single biggest distraction that impacts their productivity:
|Chatty or social coworkers 28%|
|Office noise 23%|
|Unnecessary conference calls and meetings 23%|
|Unnecessary emails 20%|
|Using my cell phone for calls, texting, social media 7%|
*Responses do not total 100% due to rounding.
Source: Accountemps survey of more than 400 workers at companies in Canada.
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