Bedtime StoryBy Don Reisinger | Posted 07-09-2012
A whopping 80 percent of respondents say that they continue working after they leave the office for the night.
The after-office work respondents put averages seven hours a week, or 30 hours per month.
45 Days of Overtime
The average respondent puts in more than one-and-a-half months of overtime each year.
Why are employees burning the midnight oil at home? According to 60 percent of respondents, it's all about staying organized.
No "Off Switch"
Another 31 percent of respondents said that they work from home simply because they have difficulty turning the "switch off."
50 percent of respondents say they read or respond to e-mails after getting into bed at night.
68 percent of respondents admit to checking e-mail at home before 8 a.m. each day. In fact, the average American checks their first e-mail at 7:09 a.m. local time.
Staying Up Late
Work also extends into the late night, with 40 percent of respondents saying that they work at home after 10 p.m. local time.
57 percent of respondents check work e-mail when they are on family outings.
More than 50 percent of respondents say that their spouses don't have any issues with their checking e-mail or doing off-hours work in the home.