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Infographic: Younger Employees Waste the Most Time at Work

| April 24, 2012 | 5 Comments

Who hasn’t wasted some time at work? Everyone is guilty to some degree but here are some stats to find out who exactly is at the biggest fault.

Quick stats:

  • People with higher education tend to waste more time than those with less education
  • Employees born between 1980 – 1985 waste 4-times as much as those born between 1930 – 1949
  • The internet is the #1 distraction

Infographic thanks to Tempo.


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  • joe

    Small typo “essetial”. perhaps that was because they meant to do it when talking about perfection. 

  • Evan Vandegriff

    I feel like this article does not take into account the different between “productivity” and “hard-working”. Yeah sure your grandma can work really hard to read her e-mail for 6 hours a day, but I’d still rather hire a 21 year old software developer who wastes 3 hours a day and can create a ton more value in the active hours.

  • Marc Brodeur

    I see how they correlated wasting time to education, but I’d like to see if there is a correlation between wasting time and how much money your parents made. (Because education is highly correlated to whether or not your family could afford it.)

    The theory being that people who grow up complacent waste more time at work, and don’t have the work ethic of people that grow up poorer. 

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