Employers You Don’t Have a Facebook Problem You Have an Employee Problem

Tuesday, April 27, 2010 No Comments

We found this excellent blog post from a Librarian and wanted to share. She spells it out perfectly!! Don’t blame technology – blame your employees! Employees will always find ways to waste time, whether it’s going to the kitchen, on a coffee run or for a butt brake, they will slack a bit. It just so happens that social networking is today’s preferred vehicle (before social networking it was solitaire). Productivity tools like The Office Software will help you eliminate the cyberslacking and keep everyone on task…

April 21, 2010
Employers You Don’t Have a Facebook Problem You Have an Employee Problem
By Bobbi Newman (a.k.a. LirarianByDay.net)

I hear questions like these a lot at conferences – How do I stop my employees from wasting time on Facebook? or What do I do with an employee who is spending too much time on Facebook?

My responds is always the same – You don’t have a Facebook problem you have an employee problem. What would you do if that employee were spending too much time at the water cooler? Or on the phone with with his girlfriend? Or playing solitaire all day? For some reason when people are presented with a old problem in a digital format they focus on the format and not the problem. Read more ›

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