Tag Archives: Time Wasting

Number 1 Corporate Time Waster: Meetings – Infographic

Number 1 in corporate time wasting: Meetings! Here are some tips on how to run effective meetings. Continue reading

Social Media Is Destroying Productivity – Infographic

Are you one of the lucky employees whose job revolves around social media? Then stay logged in to Twitter, Facebook and Pinterest. If not, your social media recreation could be costing the U.S. economy $650 billion per year — or $4,452 per company.

SEE ALSO: 70% of Employees Regularly Work Out of the Office

You may think it’s harmless to check a tweet or respond to a personal message on Facebook, but it will take you 23 minutes to get back on track. A social media interruption occurs every 10.5 minutes on average, and people waste 41% of that time on Facebook.

The infographic below, from Learn Stuff, contains more information about how social media destroys productivity.

Source: Mashable.com

Finding The Productivity Sweet Spot – Infographic

Everyone wastes a bit of time at work, and some of the key sources may surprise you. It’s not just the internet that can cost employers time at work. Read our infographic on time wasting at work to understand if fantasy football or facebook causes us to procrastinate more.
There is an ideal balance of non-work activity that keeps people refeshed and employees engaged. It’s just unrealistic to expect 100% efficiency through the day. Distractions at work existed before the Internet. The key for companies is to manage these time wasters at work to an ideal level.

Source: NICE