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For those self isolating, are you gaining or losing productive hours each day?

Survey period: 27 Apr 2020 to 4 May 2020

"Productive" meaning "achieving something useful". Up to you whether endless video calls are productive.

OptionVotes% 
I'm getting at least 2 hours more work per day than when I'm at the office10412.89
I'm getting up to 2 hours more work per day than when I'm at the office13917.22
I'm getting about the same productive hours as when I was in the office20925.90
I'm getting up to 2 hours less work per day than when I'm at the office728.92
I'm getting at least 2 hours less work per day than when I'm at the office759.29
My work set hasn't changed (or I'm not self isolating)14918.46
I'm not working597.31



 
GeneralIt depends on how many kids are locked down with you Pin
wmjordan2-May-20 17:44
professionalwmjordan2-May-20 17:44 
GeneralYes, but No. Pin
Bassam Abdul-Baki29-Apr-20 3:26
professionalBassam Abdul-Baki29-Apr-20 3:26 
GeneralMore time for me, not for working Pin
Wastedtalent29-Apr-20 2:27
professionalWastedtalent29-Apr-20 2:27 
GeneralProductivity may not correlate with time Pin
agolddog28-Apr-20 2:09
Memberagolddog28-Apr-20 2:09 
GeneralWorking in Agriculture Pin
Jalapeno Bob27-Apr-20 8:58
professionalJalapeno Bob27-Apr-20 8:58 
GeneralResults Will Be Skewed Pin
MarkTX27-Apr-20 8:02
MemberMarkTX27-Apr-20 8:02 
GeneralRe: Results Will Be Skewed Pin
MadMyche27-Apr-20 8:57
mveMadMyche27-Apr-20 8:57 
GeneralRe: Results Will Be Skewed Pin
Member 1330167927-Apr-20 22:16
MemberMember 1330167927-Apr-20 22:16 
GeneralIt used to be my most productive time ... Pin
CHill6027-Apr-20 6:06
mveCHill6027-Apr-20 6:06 
GeneralRe: It used to be my most productive time ... Pin
Eek Ten Bears27-Apr-20 20:47
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GeneralRe: It used to be my most productive time ... Pin
CHill6027-Apr-20 21:45
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GeneralLess travel time... Pin
Andreas Mertens27-Apr-20 4:24
professionalAndreas Mertens27-Apr-20 4:24 
GeneralRe: Less travel time... Pin
Sander Rossel28-Apr-20 2:15
professionalSander Rossel28-Apr-20 2:15 
Andreas Mertens wrote:
I had a three hour commute each day.
I've had the same and I say never again.
No job or salary is worth investing three hours a day five days a week (that's 15 a week, almost two extra work days!).
Basically, you're working two extra days at no pay.
I started working four days when I did that then I slowly felt my happiness draining.
After a two week Christmas break I cried when I had to get back to work.
You get used to it, but when you're missing it you get reminded about how much it sucks.

I just started working at a new company and my first job was at a company halfway across the country.
They promised me exciting new challenges like a move to Azure and Azure DevOps (or whatever it was called back then).
Ultimately, I ended up doing the same thing I did at my previous employer, which was 15-20 minutes by bike or five by car.
After less than four months I told them I wanted to quit, but in the end I stayed for a good seven months to finish a project I started.
My next assignment was about as far from home, but the times were flexible and I could work from home on regular basis.
That one was doable until people started to complain I worked from home so much (including a guy who had the same commute).

I'm now working for myself and rented a place which is 15-20 minutes by bike again Big Grin | :-D
I'll never get the people who say "a three hour commute is just part of the job and I don't mind it, I've still got my weekends."
You're doing yourself and your family short with that kind of attitude (unless you hate your family and/or yourself).
And if people stopped having that attitude we'd solve a big part of the traffic problem as well!

GeneralRe: Less travel time... Pin
BryanFazekas28-Apr-20 2:54
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GeneralRe: Less travel time... Pin
KLPounds28-Apr-20 5:36
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GeneralRe: Less travel time... Pin
BryanFazekas28-Apr-20 6:58
MemberBryanFazekas28-Apr-20 6:58 
General"Extra time" taken up by more meetings Pin
ronlease27-Apr-20 3:51
professionalronlease27-Apr-20 3:51 
GeneralWhat if one already works from home Pin
W Balboos, GHB27-Apr-20 1:18
mveW Balboos, GHB27-Apr-20 1:18 
GeneralA lot less... Pin
Sander Rossel26-Apr-20 23:20
professionalSander Rossel26-Apr-20 23:20 
GeneralRe: A lot less... Pin
Gustaf A28-Apr-20 1:41
MemberGustaf A28-Apr-20 1:41 
GeneralAt least 2 hours less Pin
Daniel Pfeffer26-Apr-20 23:14
professionalDaniel Pfeffer26-Apr-20 23:14 
GeneralYou must be nuts... Pin
Johnny J.26-Apr-20 23:12
professionalJohnny J.26-Apr-20 23:12 
GeneralRe: You must be nuts... Pin
RickZeeland27-Apr-20 2:48
mveRickZeeland27-Apr-20 2:48 
GeneralCouch... Pin
Efe Erdoğru26-Apr-20 20:50
professionalEfe Erdoğru26-Apr-20 20:50 
GeneralRe: Couch... Pin
RickZeeland26-Apr-20 22:01
mveRickZeeland26-Apr-20 22:01 

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