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May 9, 2017
Why We’re (Still) So Dependent on Email, Even Though We Hate It
 
Depending on the day (or the hour) email is either a blessing or a curse.

We’re always trying to find smarter ways to deal with it, debunking myths about the “right” way to email, and debating if it’s possible to ever reach the mythical inbox zero.

But could you do your job without it?

The answer for many of us is probably not. A new survey just released from the Pew Research Center bears this out. Six in ten (61%) of American workers claimed that email is “very important” to doing their job. This statistic beats use of the Internet, which just over half (54%) ranked as important, as well as the use of social media which only 4% of those surveyed said was a necessary tool for their jobs.

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This article was published on Fast Company. A link to the original piece appears after the post. www.fastcompany.com
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