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[Infographic] Laziness And Workplace Productivity

We often hear how staff are often overworked in the office, but did you know that employee laziness at the workplace actually cost employers a lot of money? For example, the average worker admits to wasting up to 3 hours per eight-hour workday (and this does not include scheduled lunch and break times) on social media, socializing or just plain spacing out.

Here’s an infographic, courtesy of Compliance and Safety, that shows what shenanigans employees can get into at work, how that affects productivity at the workplace and how much that can cost employers:

 


Daniel Goh is the founder and chief editor of Young | Upstarts, as well as an F&B entrepreneur. Daniel has a background in public relations, and is interested in issues in entrepreneurship, small business, marketing, public relations and the online space. He can be reached at daniel [at] youngupstarts [dot] com.

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  • Rhys Leong

    one more employees’ reason for wasting time: waiting for someone else to move their asses and pass the ball to them! :P