Employees in Finland are contacted most in matters concerning work outside working hours. On the other hand, Finns generally read their work email on holiday, even if they are not required to do so.
The different industrial structure and labour market structures in European countries, as well as the pace of digitalisation, influence how large a share of the population having kept their jobs are able to do remote work in general.
Every tenth of all those engaged in customer work feel that virtual connections have replaced previous face-to-face interaction. As digital tools become more commonplace, it is assumed that virtual interaction will increase in the future. As the coronavirus epidemic is raging, the development may accelerate.
Views of digital skills have an effect on the wishes of employees aged 50 or over to continue longer in working life. According to the recently published Quality of Work Life Survey, for those afraid of falling from the pace the desire to postpone retiring due to the increase in pensions is lower than average.