how much time people waste on cell phones

Personal Cell Phone Use

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Can't seem to put down your smartphone? You might be wasting more than just time.

According to the staffing company OfficeTeam, the average employee spends about five hours a week on their phone doing non-work related things. This includes checking your personal email, online shopping and social media. For the study about 600 employees and senior office managers were questioned at companies with 20 or more employees.

Besides using their phones for email or social media employees say they spend about 42 minutes a day on other personal tasks. The study's authors say if these numbers were true for every full-time worker in the U.S. that would add up to more than $15 billion in lost productivity every week.  read more »