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Employees Spend Half Their Days Doing Nothing

By Gerard @presurfer
Does it often seem like you spend your whole day working, but get nothing done? Well, you're not imagining it. A new survey confirms it - you really are accomplishing nothing. Employees at small and midsize businesses spend 50 percent of their day on 'necessary, yet unproductive' tasks like filing, communications and dealing with correspondence.
The study found that 36% spend their time trying to contact customers, partners or colleagues, find information or schedule a meeting. They spend 14% of their time duplicating information and managing unwanted communications such as spam e-mails or unsolicited phone calls.The Presurfer

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