Rethinking Workplace Web Surfing


How does your workplace view the notion of you surfing the web from your desk? Based on some recent developments, including a recent ruling by a judge in a wrongful termination suit, you might find things changing sooner than later. Shel Holtz, corporate communications superhero, says:

From the unlikeliest of places, a challenge has been mounted to the knee-jerk management belief that workplace Internet surfing represents a dire productivity problem.

Clearly, when surfing gets in the way of one’s duties and this can be well-documented, that’s another matter. But if you are a casual web user while in the workplace, and you’re getting the occasional sidelong glance from coworkers or the boss, give this article a read. Workplace Surfing: Is the Tide Starting to Turn? – [A Shel of My Former Self]

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