Though women send 20 percentmore messages via chat, they also complete 10 percent more workthan men. (Photo: Shutterstock)

With the #MeToo movement and the plight of women'sissues taking center stage in the news cycle, 2018 has once againbeen dubbed the Year of the Woman. In that vein, Hive–whichprovides workplace efficiency tools–has conducted a State of the Workplace Gender survey of more than3,000 women and men revealing much about the differences betweenthe two genders in the workplace.

One significant difference is how each sex is affected bycommunication tools. “The ability to chatquickly with coworkers has exploded in recent years with thearrival of messaging apps like Slack and Microsoft Teams, but thesealso come with a flood of notifications,” the report notes.

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