Published: October 2019
State of Work
Circulated: September 21, 2020
3,750 respondents in the US, UK, Netherlands, and Germany were surveyed to learn about knowledge workers’ perspectives on work management and employee success.
- Wasteful meetings (62%) and excessive emails (53%) are the top activities preventing work from getting done
- Workers are interrupted by collaboration tools (e.g., Slack and Amazon Chime) an average of 14 times each work day
- 93% said it should be as easy to find information at work as it is to find information on Google
- 91% crave modern technology solutions (e.g., automating repetitive tasks)