It is also the first thing they do when they wake up, according to research from CV-Library.
In addition, almost two-thirds (60%) reply to work emails or make work-related calls in their free time.
The report revealed that 80% of accountants believe this “always on” culture is having a negative effect on them.
They see it affecting their lives in a number of ways including: increased stress levels; negative impact on mental health; poor quality of sleep; feeling exhausted; and spending less time with their family.
Of those accountants surveyed, 30% have access to shared drives and workspaces, with 55% saying that they access these outside of working hours.
A report earlier this year found that workers in professional services are also the most likely to work overtime– with 45% of accountants feeling pressure to stay late.
For Mental Health Awareness Week economia looked at a few ways to improve your wellbeing in the workplace