Aaron Gouveia has worked as the Content Manager of Salary.com since 2011. Prior to that, he was an award-winning journalist at several prominent New England newspapers. Read more...
With all this talk of "wasting time" during work by checking Facebook, chatting with coworkers, etc., it's a worthwhile question to ask: are those things truly time-wasters?
Not according to the people who took our survey.
Nearly three-quarters -- 71 percent -- of respondents said they believe short breaks throughout the day are beneficial. By being able to check Facebook, Twitter and have periods of brief downtime throughout the workday, those surveyed said they believe employees will actually be more productive than if restrictions are placed on them.