Nearly 1 in 5 (17%) Americans who telecommute at least part of the time spend one hour or less per day on work, according to a recent survey of 5,300 employees conducted by CareerBuilder.
The same study also found that 35% work eight or more hours—a major increase from 2007 in which only 18% of telecommuters said they worked eight or more hours.
Telecommuters’ biggest distractions? In order: household chores, TV, pets and errands.
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