Most remote workers across the U.S feel that working from home has been beneficial to their relationships with co-workers, according to a survey by the Desert Hope Treatment Center, an organization that provides treatment for addiction.
South Carolina had the highest rate (80 percent) of remote employees reporting improved workplace relationships, the poll found. In addition, half of the respondents said office drama and gossip decreased since they began working from home.
One in three respondents also said the lack of after-work drinks helped improve relationships with colleagues. In fact, 18 percent of workers said they had witnessed arguments between coworkers when attending get-togethers after work.
The survey polled 3,000 people in the U.S. throughout the month of June.