Russian IT experts shared their New Year holiday plans 13:41

Almost two-thirds (65%) of Russian IT professionals do not plan to rest during the long New Year weekend. socialbites.ca learned about this from a survey of the GeekBrains educational platform, a copy of the results of which was made available to editors.

Of those who do not plan a vacation, 40% want to devote their free time to online education, and 25% want to spend their free time quietly solving work problems. Only 18% of respondents said they would devote their free time entirely to themselves.

Almost half (47%) of IT professionals feel their workload increases on the eve of the New Year holiday. One in ten (11%) manage to avoid this due to the high level of automation of routine tasks and 12% through planning. At the same time, for 53% of respondents, increasing the workload before a long weekend is standard practice so that tasks are not postponed until the next year. Only 17% of respondents believe work problems should be distributed evenly throughout the year.

New Year’s traditions of companies help IT professionals keep their spirits in the “hot period” – 65% of respondents have a positive attitude towards them, because they create a feeling of celebration, help distract attention and find time to communicate with colleagues. Only 10% of IT professionals find them highly annoying.

Almost half (48%) of respondents said it was a tradition to exchange gifts with colleagues at their company. Of them, 46% are willing to spend no more than 1,000 rubles for such a surprise, 30% are ready to spend from 1,000 to 3,000 rubles. Only 6% of IT specialists are ready to choose a gift for a colleague from 5,000 to 10,000 rubles.

Previously expert saidHow to professionally beg for New Year’s gifts from IT professionals.

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Source: Gazeta

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