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What are you REALLY doing online during work…

What are you REALLY doing online during work…

Not work, that is for sure! Check out exclusive findings with the help of YouGov for more...

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January 30, 2012 4:15 by



Make sure your boss is not reading over your shoulder because today we spill the not-so-flattering beans on employees’ work habits during working hours.

With the help of our trusty old friends at YouGov, we were working off a hunch (not from personal experience, of course dear boss) about employee’s online activities while at work. So what did we find?

Turns out a lot of people use the internet for personal non-work related purposes. Almost two thirds of those we surveyed admit they access social networks at least once a day, half say they email or chat and a third even use video or voice chat.

Now, whether this is a good or bad thing—is a completely different question.

We recall a particular study titled “Impact of Cyberloafing on Psychological Engagement” by Don J.Q. Chen and Vivien K.G Lim of the National University of Singapore which found that, “web browsing can actually refresh tired workers and enhance their productivity, compared to other activities such as making personal calls, texts or emails.”

Anyway, check out our cool infographic below this article for more:

 



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