Should Managers Care That Employees Are On Facebook And YouTube While At Work?

Thursday, April 29, 2010 No Comments

This interesting post from TechDirt.com speaks for itself. What do you think about this? Remember, an office productivity tool like The Office Software can let you allow social networking access at work, but keep the cyberslacking to a minimum. You will know if employees are abusing your kindness…

Should Managers Care That Employees Are On Facebook And YouTube While At Work?
From the results-based-management dept

A recent study reported that 6.8 percent of URLs accessed by businesses lead to Facebook and 10 percent of bandwidth goes to YouTube. Of course, as to be expected, along with such a study come the fears that security and worker productivity is harmed by allowing access to such "non-work" sites:

The figures show that IT managers are right to be concerned about the amount of social network use at work. There are two real concerns here: firstly that employees will be downloading applications from social networks and putting security at risk; and secondly the amount of corporate bandwidth that appears to be being used for non-corporate activity. Read more ›

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