Average employee goofs off 2.09 hours a day

Personal Internet surfing ranked as the top method of wasting the work time, AOL and Salary.com survey found.

Personal Internet surfing ranked as the top method of wasting the work time, AOL and Salary.com survey found. It was cited by 44.7% of respondents as their primary time-wasting activity, followed by socializing with co-workers (23.4%) and conducting personal business (6.8%). The average worker admits to frittering away 2.09 hours of paid per day. The extra unproductive time adds up to $759 bln annually in salaries for which companies get no apparent benefit.

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