Napping at Work

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Employees nap more when working from home – and that’s a good thing.

Posted in on Mar 10, 2022. Tags: ,

In 2021, Restworks conducted a survey of more than 2,000 people working from home during numerous lockdowns around the world. Our purpose was to better understand how the Covid-19 pandemic has affected the relationship between work and sleep. One of the things our data revealed was a dramatic increase in napping during working hours. Here’s why: 

The challenges of remote working

covid and mental health

During the height of the pandemic, 77% of office employees worked remotely. This has had a drastic effect on health, sleep and overall well being. 

Remote work presents multiple challenges: It blurs the lines between work hours and personal time, it makes communication more difficult, and resulting miscommunication can cause rising tensions between colleagues and departments. Families have been particularly challenged during the lockdown, with parents juggling their professional workload with caring for children who are unable to attend daycare and/or overseeing remote learning in school aged children.

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