The Web 2.0 in the Workplace report found that 62 per cent of employees said they should be able to use the Web and social-media services during work, and that 21 per cent would turn down a job that did not allow them to access social networking sites or personal email during work time.
What do you have to say: would you turn down a job if you could not spend time at work on your Twitter or Facebook account. Can you manage your time effectively?
More from the report
- Employee experience: Almost a third (28%) of employees say there is an expectation to maintain a social media presence for work purposes.
- Productivity: Despite concerns regarding employees wasting time, the majority (60%) of managers trust employees to use these resources responsibly; however 25% of employees have sent content via email and social networks that they regretted.
- Barriers to adoption: Barriers to adoption of social media have shifted from productivity to focus on security, with 61% of global businesses citing this as their main concern. 51% of managers feel that employees are ‘oblivious’ to security concerns when using web and email technology.