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Cell phones/texting, the Internet, gossip, social media and email all rate as the biggest hinderances to a productive workplace. However, some employees go above and beyond in finding creative ways to be distracted. So reports Human Resources Director.

In addition to an employee searching for “cute kittens” on Google and another flying drones in the office, one employee searched for a mail order bride, another consumed vodka while tuning into Netflix and another dozed off on the CEO’s couch. These findings come from a national CareerBuilder survey that polled a representative sample of 2,175 hiring and human resources managers in different industries and companies. 

Employees can take advantage of one productivity culprit--social media--to help keep them on point at work, says Rosemary Haefner, former chief human resources officer at CareerBuilder. “Can’t seem to motivate yourself to finish or start a big project? Post on your Facebook wall that you will do it,” Haefner said.“Making yourself publicly accountable will make you more likely to actually do something.”

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