There are several reasons that affect the productivity rate of a company. Cyberloafing is described as an activity of a employee who involves in browsing non work related websites or who surf the net for personal use like communicating with friends, visiting job portal sites and sending emails.
According to the visual information graphic, it is depicted that 20% of men try to browse websites that includes pornographic content at workplace and 56% of employees engage in researching about various office betting pools and waste at least 30 minutes of quality time per day.
A survey shows that 77% of women who got engaged will spend their working hours to plan their upcoming wedding event and around 49% of women while being at their work place will navigate through online shopping websites to buy products.
Social media is one of the biggest time wasters at workplace and most of the employees spend around 7% of their total working time on browsing social media networks like Pinterest, Facebook and Google+ etc. On an average, a women working for an employer will spend more than 77 minutes from their scheduled working slot to browse Pinterest.
Every year the productivity of company gets affected by social networking sites and it would the cost the companies around $2.5 billion.
To enhance the work productivity, companies are using website blocking software, spy software to keep track of the employee’s internet activities and productivity measurement software to self monitor and boost the employees to increase productivity.