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Wednesday, July 26, 2006

You know who you are

Posted By on Wed, Jul 26, 2006 at 5:09 AM

I remain an AOL member at home and this little article popped up on my homepage this morning. It's about a magazine survey of the way people waste time at work.

The biggest distraction for respondents was personal Internet use. 52.0% of the 2,700 people polled cited web surfing as their #1 distraction at work. Socializing with co-workers came in second at 26.3%. Conducting personal business, "spacing out," running errands, and making personal phone calls were the other popular time-wasting activities in the workplace. To compare the numbers, view the top time-wasting activities from 2005.

Top Time-Wasting Activities (%) 
1 Surfing Internet (personal use) 52.0%
2 Socializing with co-workers 26.3%
3 Running errands off-premises 7.6%
4 Spacing out 6.6%
5 Making personal phone calls  3.9%
6 Arriving late / Leaving early  2.9%
7 Applying for other jobs .7%

No slackers in our hard-working community, I'm sure.

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