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Top Time Wasting Activities in the Workplace

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Most workers look busy, but are they really? Here are some top time wasting activities common in today's workplace.

Rated 0 points - posted 8 years ago by keilania in category Business.
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Long lunch hours Report Abuse
A few extra minutes here or there add up.
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Emailing friends Report Abuse
Email is part of life. Not all emails sent from work are work-related.
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Personal phone calls Report Abuse
Everyone has a cell phone nowadays.
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Smoke breaks Report Abuse
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Frequent bathroom breaks Report Abuse
Unless it's a physical problem, this is a time-wasting technique.
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Surfing the internet Report Abuse
We need the internet for important aspects of our job, but it can be easy to wander off track.
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Reading through junk mail Report Abuse
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Decorating your office Report Abuse
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Using the stairs instead of the elevator Report Abuse
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Doing things manually that office machines can do (stapling, hole punching, etc.) Report Abuse
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Instant messenger Report Abuse
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Visiting with cubicle neighbors Report Abuse
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Hanging out in the company gym Report Abuse
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Training seminars you don't need Report Abuse
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Trips to the coffee pot Report Abuse
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Making snacks Report Abuse
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Using the photocopier for personal documents Report Abuse
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Unnecessary meetings Report Abuse
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Organizing and re-organizing Report Abuse
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Water cooler chats Report Abuse
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