Punctuality And Its Effects On Our Lives And Functions On Schedules, Clocks, And Time Zones

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Ever since I became an adult, I have struggled to show up on time. I have been habitually late to appointments, special occasions interviews and even jobs, to name a few. To make matters even worse, punctuality is listed on my resume. Being late is obviously highly unfavorable and inconvienient in a world that lives and functions on schedules, clocks and time zones. “A recent survey found 15 to 20 percent of the U.S. population is "consistently late," especially when it comes to work. (ABC)” “Who are America’s least punctual workers? The poll suggests millennials tend to show up late more often than older colleagues. 22 percent of them said they arrive late for work at least once a week compared to just 15 percent of people aged 55 and older. A mere 38 percent of millennials said they never arrive late for work compared to 55 percent of older workers. Considering the fact that I am a millennial, my continuous problem with punctuality makes sense. According to the polls, of those who are late, millenials tend to arrive to work later than people who are older. According to a recent survey, around 15 to 20 percent of the United States population struggles with punctuality, especially when it comes to getting to work on time. Both statistics apply to me as I am a millennial who has been late to work and late to occasions that were non-work related. Although I’ve have a recurring problem with punctuality, this problem can be solved easily. I have been chronically late ever

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