Recently TSheets.com, the #1 employee rated and requested time tracking software on the planet, determined that on average, an employee wastes 6% (or 10 hours) per month of their time at work. Average cost to an employer? Almost
According to a survey in 2012 by Salary.com, 50% of employees waste between 1-5 hours per week. The six reasons for wasting time, with low pay ranking last, are:
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Earlier this year, several Fortune 500 organizations blamed financial woes, in part, on employees not working enough and the flexible work programs in effect. Both organizations reined in their remote workforces, bringing them back to the office, to mediate the costs of lost or wasted time.
Why some employees can waste time and still be productive.
According to the Well-Being Index, people that aren’t as happy about their jobs don’t show up consistently, produce less, and deliver a lower quality end product. No surprise; there are employees who waste time and are a cost to their employers.
Yet, employees that are happy with the job hours, flexibility, and more - do take breaks, albeit are they sacrificing productivity? With smartphone technology in this day an age, more employees than ever are answering emails and working after hours. And according to Salary.com’s survey analysis, employees moving back and forth, in and out between work and personal during the day, are making work a more natural and integrated part of their everyday life.
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According to Rissell, “In our business, we advocate that technological advances will continue to be an opportunity for businesses to lower costs and increase productivity due to fewer office expenses, and more appealing work conditions for the employee. As for saving money on employee time worked? Keeping your employees challenged wouldn't hurt (time wasting reason #1), and an effective, down to the second time tracker that monitors employee time per project and per client. Like TSheets.”
Take a tour of (and share) the history behind “The Changing Face of Time and the Workday”; from the long days of work managed by the sun and bell towers, to the shorter, yet more productive days of the 21st century.
TSheets is a Web based employee time tracking and attendance software, developed in 2006 out of
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