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Survey finds: “Work from home should be the norm”

Ever since we were little, we always thought of working from home, and then when we got older we got bombarded from fake ads that screamed: “Work from home and get $50,000 per day.”

Yet, today in the fast-moving digital era, working from home is not such a distant dream as it were back then.

AMEinfo asked its readers about things like traffic and how their work schedule suffered because of it.

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Most (83%) of the answers said that “rush hour” was the cause of all their troubles (getting to work 1 hour late, approximately 50% of responses).

Furthermore, among those that answered “rush hour” said that in order to fix this, they would rather work from home or have a more flexible work schedule.

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It was also revealed that people generally live far from where they work: Approximately 30% live over 5 km away from the office, 14% live more than 10 km, 13% live more than 20 km away, and a staggering 40% live 30 or more km away from their jobs.

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However, the average answer for how much time does it generally take someone to get to work was 1 to 2 hours.