Most people agree, when it comes to work email, less is more. The sad truth is email use at work has gone significantly up in the past 3 years. 54% of Americans admit to having to deal with more email on a daily basis than they did 3 years ago. This also applies to responding to work related emails outside the office.
Reachmail, an email marketing service provider found that over 75% of Americans admit to checking their work email on both weekends and day off according to new survey data they compiled. They surveyed 1,000 Americans who use email regularly for work to find out how people are dealing with work-related email outside the office and how their email habits are evolving over time.
They looked at several factors including after-hours sending and receiving. They found that only 25% of people have never sent a work email after 6pm and that over 59% of people receive email from their co-workers after-hours. They also found that 1 in 5 people have actually tried to change their email habits over the past year, many of them trying to adapt to the principle of “Inbox Zero”. To see their full analysis, check out the infographic below.