Survey confirms that parents who work from home are the most productive employees

Take note, bosses!

Despite modern times, many businesses still fret when employees work from home - however, in light of the coronavirus pandemic, we've seen an increase in more flexible working conditions.

A recent survey by, found that mums and dads who are working from home during the global health crisis period have realised they're more productive than their childless co-workers.

Although it may be a bold statement,  it appears that in Valoir's survey of 327 professionals working remotely, those who don't have kids, a 3 per cent decrease in productivity, while parents reported just a 2 percent drop, as reported by Yahoo!

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File photo of parents working from home alongside their children.

In positive news, the company said: "Our survey found stay-at-home orders have had only a 1 percent negative productivity impact on those working from home."

Interestingly, 40 per cent of employees revealed that they would be keen to continue working from home, and 80 per cent graded their employers as A or B - in regards to how well they've handled working as a team remotely.

"Parents have a slightly bigger productivity hit of 2 percent on average, but the folks that really were hit were those who were working alone without anybody else in their house to talk to," said Valoir CEO Rebecca Wettemann.

Although people have been working independently from home, they're most worried about their job security as a result of this pandemic.

“When we asked people what they were most concerned about — we didn't say about the work environment but just in general - and more than a third of them said that they were worried about their job and job security which rated far ahead of worried about being sick or worried about a loved one getting ill,” Wettemann said.

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