13 Things Everyone Does At Work That They Don’t Want Bosses To Know About

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It’s hard to put in 8+ hours each day of straight work.  People break up it up by talking to coworkers, checking Facebook, taking long lunches, and instant messaging friends.We scoured the web for the biggest work time-wasters and employee fibs.

Some activities are pretty normal, like frequently checking email.  Others, like watching and downloading porn, happen so frequently it’s shocking.

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title=”73% say they waste time at work — at least one hour per day.”
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title=”They waste time by surfing the web (48%), talking with coworkers (33%), taking care of personal agendas and calls (49%), and taking long lunches (15%)”
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title=”But a lot of time is also wasted on menial work tasks, like fixing coworkers’ mistakes (54%), dealing with office politics (47%), waiting on colleagues (42%), getting dragged to meetings (42%), and doing administrative work (33%)”
content=”Source: Salary.com 2008 survey and Fonality 2011 survey via Inc.com
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title=”Checking email wastes 50% of the work day”
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title=”Employees do their hardest work between 9 AM and 12 PM. After that, it’s all down hill.”
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title=”They’re in the bathroom checking Facebook: 54% of women and 46% of men do this. 77% of employees who have access to Facebook from work check it daily.”
content=”Source: AIS Media via Advertising Age and 24/7 Wallstreet
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title=”Weirdly, a lot of people watch porn at work. A Nielsen study found 27% watch adult content in the office, and that most porn is downloaded during work hours (9-5).”
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title=”When people aren’t at their desks, there’s a good chance they’re getting more coffee. The average worker drinks 3 cups per day.”
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title=”One in three people come to work with hangovers. 15% say they’ve been drunk at work too.”
content=”Source: 2008 Norwich Union Healthcare survey
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title=”Most people abuse sick days. One firm found 57 per cent of U.S. employees call in sick when they’re really not.”
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title=”More than 50% of people lie on their resumes”
content=”Source: Steven Levitt, coauthor of Freakonomics via Monster.com
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title=”When young employees stay late, it’s usually because coworkers expect them to, not because they’re still doing work.”
content=”Source: NPR interview with Peter Cappelli, a UPenn Wharton management professor
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title=”People shop a lot at their desks. More than 14 work hours are spent shopping online during holidays.”
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title=”For more surprising work statistics, check out:”
content=”15 Seriously Disturbing Facts About Your Job >>
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