The average human attention span is down from 12 seconds in 2000 to 8.25 seconds in 2015, according to research from Statistic Brain carried out last year. This is bad news for bosses. Unproductive employees lose businesses money – and distractions are a sure-fire way to veer your workforce off the path of productivity.
But what are these workplace disruptions? Clarendon London surveyed 2,000 UK employees to find this out and pinpointed the three top distractions.
A spokesperson for Clarendon London said their research “goes to show that employers need to take the time and allocate the right resources to ensure that employees don’t bend the rules too much when it comes to talking amongst themselves in work time”.
Click next to see what the distractions are.