61% of US workers think the 9-to-5 workday is a dinosaur

Valerie Bolden-Barrett | August 02, 2017

61% of US workers think the 9-to-5 workday is a dinosaur
In a CareerBuilder poll of 3,696 full-time U.S. employees, 61% of the respondents think the traditional 9-to-5 work schedule is outdated. Survey responses were analyzed by city, with the highest number of workers favoring flexible work schedules in Washington, D.C. (73%), Boston and Los Angeles (both 68%), and New York (66%). Respondents ages 45 to 54 (68%) were more likely to think the 9-to-5 schedule has "seen its day," followed by those who were 55 and older (64%). Young respondents ages 18 to 24 (45%) were the least likely to view the traditional work schedule as outmoded, according to the survey.

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