A new Accountemps survey asked employers to reveal their greatest concern about employees’ use of social media. Top results: wasting time (51%), behaving unprofessionally (18%), posting company info (11%).
If web wandering is a distraction, consider these tools: Freedom (macfreedom.com) turns off Internet access to a computer for up to eight hours. You can override if necessary, but have to reboot. Anti-Social (anti-social.cc) blocks specific sites, such as Twitter or LinkedIn, on Macs for up to eight hours.