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Finding the Productivity Sweet Spot

Finding the Productivity Sweet Spot FINDING THE RIGHT BALANCE OF WORK AND PLAY FOR INTERNET USE IIIIIIIIIIIII Employees spend 20 hours online a week 5 hours a week surfing non-work related sites TIME WASTERS AT WORK 23% Wasted online time spent on social networks Socializing 45% Surfing internet D 7% 20% Personal business 25% Other TOP 5 TIME WASTING INDUSTRIES British workers spend twice the time on social networks 1. Insurance at work than at home 2 hours, 30 minutes/day 2. Public sector 2 hours, 24 minutes/day 3. Research & Development 2 hours, 18 minutes/day Home 45 minutes/day 4. Software & Internet 90 2 hours, 12 minutes/day Work 5. Education 2 hours, 12 minutes/day Sources: Employee Access to Facebook: British Workers Survey: MAJOR PRODUCTIVITY LOSS EVENTS AT WORK (million wasted hours) MOST VISITED TIME WASTERS AT WORK (survey response, %) Fantasy football Facebook :: 41 Linkedin :: 37 (per month) 93 Yahoo :: 31 Google+ :: 28 million hours Amazon :: 25 Twitter :: 8 I 2012 2011 Pinterest :: 4 I Olympics CyberMonday 69 f 1 hour & 14 minutes a week are spent on social networks 2012 NCAA 2010 March Madness (first two days) World Cup Source: Productivity Loss: Fantasy football: Olympics: CyberMonday: 2011shopping-at-work-look-over-your- shoulder/2011/11/28/glQAO7zu5N_story.html March Madness: World Cup: WHO WASTES TIME ONLINE? Reasons for wasting time at work (survey response, by %) MEN WOMEN (69° 62% Not challenged :: 35 Long hours : 34 No incentive :: 32 72% 75% 65% 58% 55% Unsatisfied :: 30 Bored :: 23 Low pay : 18 18-25 26-35 36-45 year-olds 46-55 56+ Source: Time Wasting Survey 2012, SOLUTION The best solution is to manage an optimal amount of non-work activity for your employees. This allows your employees to increase their work efficiency and your business to leverage your workers' productivity to maximize profit. Employees waste about 2 hours per 8 hour work day... ...less than 1 hour per day is optimal Source: Copyright 2012 NICE systems NICE Intent. Insight. Impact." 50

Finding the Productivity Sweet Spot

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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 un...


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