When couples work from home, study finds husbands benefit more than wives

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COLUMBUS, Ohio — The COVID-19 pandemic forced countless couples all over the world to work from home together. Now, researchers from The Ohio State University report that these recent remote experiences likely varied widely between men and women. According to two related assessments of working couples in China and South Korea, scientists found that husbands may …

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Remote nation: Nearly 6 in 10 Americans now work from home

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NEW YORK — Like the dinosaurs, working in an office may soon be a thing of the past. The COVID-19 pandemic upended the business world — including the idea that people need to work 9 to 5 in an office cubicle to be productive. Fast-forward to 2022 and a new survey finds more than half …

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Always on: 7 in 10 say they’re open to answering work emails after hours

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NEW YORK — Are you always “on the clock”? You’re not alone. Seven in 10 Americans admit they’re likely to answer after-hour work emails or messages. A survey of 2,000 office employees looked at the benefits and detriments of always being “logged on” for work and reveals that 70 percent actually appreciate receiving work notifications at …

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Working, studying during ‘off’ hours can hurt your motivation

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ITHACA, N.Y. — It’s no secret the pandemic has changed the work-life balance for countless Americans over the last two years. Remote work, remote learning, and hybrid schedules are much more common nowadays in the post-COVID reality, but researchers from Cornell University suggest working or studying during “off” hours may be holding many back from …

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Remote living: 3 in 4 employees want ability to work from home forever

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NEW YORK — American employees say that the number one workplace feature they’ll be searching for post-COVID is the ability to continue working remotely when they please. That’s according to a new study of 2,000 Americans who are still working from home during the pandemic. More than two in five (48%) say a company’s policy on …

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