How Much Time Spent on Work Emails Is a Waste?

By Robert Half April 21, 2016 at 3:13pm

How Much Time Spent on Work Emails is a Waste?

The mean response was: 17%

CFOS were also asked, “What is the primary time-waster when it comes to email?” Their responses:

39% Spam
27% Being copied on irrelevant messages
19% Receiving messages that could be better delivered another way
14% Long, rambling messages
1% Don’t know

Source: Robert Half survey of more than 2,200 CFOs from companies with 20 or more employees in the United States

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