Less Stress, more time for the family, and even a higher level of productivity: The change to the home office as a result of the Corona-crisis, for many workers a positive experience. The findings of a study by the health insurance provider DAK, the German press Agency.
Felt prior to the pandemic, 21 per cent of employees regularly stressed out, it was during the Corona-crisis, only 15 per cent. The proportion of the workforce that were never or only occasionally stressed, increased from 48 to 57 percent.No virus, no Commute and more productive Work
The research Institute IGES and Forsa were for the DAK-study and during the pandemic, around 7000 Employees interviewed. Of those who now work home on a regular basis, said 56 percent, are there more productive than in the office. Two thirds also stated they could reconcile work and family better with each other. Similar to many are happy about the gain in time, since the Commute to the workplace no longer apply. (Display)
"From home, not only reduces the risk of Infection from virus infections, but also for the spiritual balance", said DAK CEO Andreas Storm. The positive findings should be used for the future – "move on without the negative aspects of the home office, there is also".to be missing
As almost any Second missing, according to the study, the clear separation between Job and private life. In the case of the 18 - to 29-Year-old the criticized even a majority of 52 percent. Three-quarters of the respondents in the direct contact to the colleagues missing also.
But many of those Affected, the home office do not want to miss anyway: 76.9 percent of the employees who work for the Corona-crisis on a regular basis in their own homes, want to keep this form of work in the future, at least in part.
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