The Science of Slacking at Work, and Other Industry News

Kickin' back. Image: iStock Photo via WSJ
Kickin’ back. Image: iStock Photo via WSJ
  • WSJ reports that “[e]mployees typically spend about two hours per day slacking off on the company dime.” (Not that you know anything about that.)
  • Unrelated(?): Facebook is set to launch a “workplace collaboration tool” in early January.
  • New research on sitting and its perils in New York‘s “Science of Us” blog: “Employees who sat at least six hours a day reported more symptoms of anxiety and depression than those who sat for less than three hours a day.”
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