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Coronavirus brought better work quality for U.S. workers

Christian Fernsby |
According to a second pulse survey by KPMG, 79 percent of U.S. workers from organizations with more than 1,000 employees indicate that over the last four months, the quality of their work has improved.

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Topics: U.S.   

70 percent say that their productivity has increased, and 84 percent are satisfied with their employer's response to the pandemic.

According to 91 percent of workers who work remotely at least part of the time, technologies have been provided to help them successfully do their job, and more than half of those remote workers (55%) want the flexibility to continue working remotely at least part of the time.

Additionally, three-quarters or more of remote workers indicated that their organization made them feel valued over the past four months (78 percent); desire to stay at their current organization increased (78 percent); and commitment to their organizations increased (77 percent).

However, one-third (34 percent) of those workers indicated that their relationships with co-workers have worsened.

Eighty-three percent of on-site workers reported that the demands of their jobs have increased over the past four months, compared to 74 percent of remote workers, and 54 percent of on-site workers indicated that their mental health has decreased, compared to 45 percent of remote workers.

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