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

With the #MeToo movement and the plight of women’s issues taking center stage in the news cycle, 2018 has once again been dubbed the Year of the Woman. In that vein, Hive–which provides workplace efficiency tools–has conducted a State of the Workplace Gender survey of more than 3,000 women and men revealing much about the differences between the two genders in the workplace.

One significant difference is how each sex is affected by communication tools. “The ability to chat quickly with coworkers has exploded in recent years with the arrival of messaging apps like Slack and Microsoft Teams, but these also come with a flood of notifications,” the report notes.


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