Man sitting at computer Despite the positive findings, the study also noted that nearly half of respondents said they are more sad and lonely than usual after switching to remote work. (Image: Shutterstock)

The move to remote work during the pandemic has been a mixed bag, but for many employees the change has been more positive than negative, a new study suggests.

The report, from Ninetex, a process management and automation firm, draws on a survey of 1,000 enterprise employees in the U.S. who work for large companies. According to the survey, 70 percent of respondents said that their experiences working from home have been better and more productive than they expected. They reported positives that included: more family time, no commute, fewer interruptions, and improved work-life balance.

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