Most Unusual Things Employees Were Caught Doing When They Should Have Been Working
Productivity can be a big problem, even at major accounting and tax firms and other types of businesses. Employers recently shared some real-life examples with the staffing company CareerBuilders of some of the more unusual things they've seen employees doing when they should have been busy working:
A married employee was looking at a dating web site and then denied it while it was still up on his computer screen.
Employee was blowing bubbles in sub-zero weather to see if the bubbles would freeze and break.
A Major Flap
Employee was caring for her pet bird that she smuggled into work.
Nair Do Well
Employee was shaving her legs in the women's restroom.
Employees were having a wrestling match.
Sleep Pray Love
Employee was sleeping, but claimed he was praying.
Employee was taking selfies in the bathroom.
Ready to Wear
Employee was changing clothes in a cubicle.
Print on Demand
Employee was printing a book from the Internet.
Employee was warming her bare feet under the bathroom hand dryer.
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