Even for employees in traditional 9-to-5 industry jobs, the 9-to-5 workday is fading.

A CareerBuilder survey of 1,000 workers in financial services, IT, sales and business services jobs found that nearly two-thirds of them say the 9-to-5 workday is fast becoming — or has already become — extinct.

These folks said their work hours are erratic and, at least for a quarter of them, include checking their email and other work messaging channels while spending time with family and friends.

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Dan Cook

Dan Cook is a journalist and communications consultant based in Portland, OR. During his journalism career he has been a reporter and editor for a variety of media companies, including American Lawyer Media, BusinessWeek, Newhouse Newspapers, Knight-Ridder, Time Inc., and Reuters. He specializes in health care and insurance related coverage for BenefitsPRO.