How Do You Compare to Workers Around the Globe?

How work habits in 10 countries stack up

By Debra Auerbach

During an average workweek, you probably have a certain routine. You may wake up at 6:45 a.m., get dressed in business casual, commute both ways on the train and spend a few hours at home each night answering emails. Your day may seem pretty typical, but how do you compare to other workers across the U.S., or even around the world?

CareerBuilder surveyed workers in the 10 largest economies across the globe to see how their workplace behaviors stacked up. Check out the infographic below for the results:

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