We live in an age where everyone and everything is vying for our attention. I’m even vying for your attention right now as I ask you to read this article.
Consequently, employees are experiencing new challenges as they try to increase team productivity and output at work. It was much harder to hide reading a newspaper at your desk than it is to hide watching a YouTube video during your bathroom break.
But just how, exactly, has productivity changed? What are some facts and figures that can help us understand what it’s like to try and get things done today? In this article, I’ll take you all over the map as we discover important statistics regarding modern employee productivity.
If you’re a project manager, or if you’ve managed even one team on one task, you know just how much goes into the job. From different project management styles, to project management terms for beginners, you know firsthand how much information there is to retain.
So instead of doing your own research on the topic, I’ve done the work for you. Here are 45 statistics on employee productivity.
These statistics cover general employee productivity throughout the workday.
These statistics cover the facts of employee engagement throughout the workday.
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Just because someone's in a meeting, doesn't mean they're present. The following statistics tell the truth about meetings and productivity.
All stats in this section courtesy of Atlassian
Staying productive isn't always easy. The following statistics outline the difficulties employees and companies are experiencing with workday productivity.
Not being productive can cost you. These statistics detail just how much money is lost every year due to team and/or employees not holding up their end of the bargain.
Unique problems require unique solutions. Check out the strategies some companies are undertaking in order to improve workplace productivity.
These productivity statistics are only the tip of the iceberg! Stay up-to-date on our Learn content for more information on employee productivity and how the workforce is constantly changing.
Additionally, check out all the project management solutions we have listed on our site that could aid in creating a more productive workflow.
Want to learn more about productivity? Read up on how to work smarter, not harder.
Grace Pinegar is a lifelong storyteller with an extensive background in various forms such as acting, journalism, improv, research, and content marketing. She was raised in Texas, educated in Missouri, worked in Chicago, and is now a proud New Yorker. (she/her/hers)
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