Infographic Alert: Finding the Productivity Sweet Spot

Everyone wastes time at work. I know I have, and I’d venture to guess that, at one time or another, you may have too.

In a perfect world, we would be always be on our A-game, 100% of the time.

Unfortunately, we don’t live in a perfect world, and there will be time’s when the newest Tweet from Perez Hilton, the sale going on at, or the uncontrollable candy raid steers your marketers away from diligently working, and making the most out of every second in the 10 hour work day. It’s unrealistic to think that we won’t ever fall victim to the inevitable time-suck that is apparent across all jobs, industries and titles. But we can at least be cognizant of it.

When it comes to improving the performance and increasing the productivity of your marketers, managers must take in the bigger picture. There IS an ideal balance of work and play that will keep your employees refreshed and engaged. The key for companies is to manage these time wasters at work to an ideal level.

In this infographic from, a leader in intent-based solutions that capture and analyze interactions and transactions, realize intent, and extract and leverage insights to deliver impact in real time, outlines what it calls “Finding the Productivity Sweet Spot.” The graphic gives employers an in-depth look at how employees waste their time online at work, and provides actionable solutions on how to balance inevitable distractions at work with optimal productivity.

Check out the highlights:
– When wasting time, employees spend 45% of their wasted time surfing the Internet.
69% of men waste time online, compared to 62% of women.
– While less than one hour per 8 hour work day is optimal, the average employee wastes about 2 hours per day.

Read the full infographic for actionable solutions to combat the pitfalls of time-wasting for at your organization.

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