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Getting any work done? Election uncertainty drives distraction at work

Nov 5, 2020
The election has had a major effect on work productivity this year, with more people voting and paying attention to the results.
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Will the 2020s bring an end to the era of open offices?

Dec 31, 2019
Blamed for everything from decreased productivity to increased flu cases, the majority of workers hate them, a survey says.
Collaboration or constant distraction? Google employees work in an open office in Berlin in January.
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Headphones have become survival tool for open offices

Jul 1, 2019
A new survey shows workers split on their preference for the trendy, but noisy design.
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