If you were forced to work from home for the first time during the COVID-19 lockdowns, you might have struggled with the change. In a new study published in the journal BMC Public Health, Swedish researchers looked at productivity of workers who normally work in an office but who were forced to work from home due to COVID-19. They found that workers slept 34 more minutes working from home compared to when they worked at the office, but more than half said their productivity remained the same. Another 20 percent said their productivity actually increased. But working from home doesn’t seem to be for everyone, as the researchers found that one-third had a drop in their well-being.
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