Distractions at home and difficulty communicating with colleagues during the pandemic contribute to output declines, according to Globant.
During the first wave of the COVID-19 pandemic, which caused companies to make the sudden and drastic shift to remote work, something had to give, and for US employees surveyed by Globant, that something was productivity.
Globant, a digital transformation company, surveyed 900 US senior-manager level and below employees in April and found that nearly half (49%) said they had decreased output, according to its report released this week.
Distractions from the home environment and difficulty communicating with colleagues were the top two contributors to decreased productivity, Globant found.
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