- 50% of remote employees admitted to streaming movies during work hours.
- Nearly 1 in 5 employees said they stream content during the workday because they feel underpaid.
- 25% of employees said they’ve been late to work to finish watching a show.
According to a new study, nearly half of employees said they stream three hours during the workday, at least three days per week.
The study by The Streamable surveyed 1,000 work-from-home employees to find out why employees stream content during their workday, how many people do it and how often. The full report dives into greater detail, breaking down what type of content workers are streaming, why they stream content during the workday, and how workers vs managers view the impact of streaming during work on productivity.
Findings from the report showed that (28%) of employees said they streamed a show during a meeting, while (26%) said they accidentally missed a meeting altogether because they were caught up in a TV show they were streaming. The study also found that the highest number of hours per day that respondents reported streaming was three to four (39%), with (35%) saying they stream content for one to two hours a day.