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Poll: Nonwork chitchat tops distraction list

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The most common distraction from work is nonwork-related chats, followed by Internet searches and loud co-workers, according to a new CareerBuilder.com survey of nearly 4,000 workers. Here’s the complete list of what’s eating into productivity:

  1. Chatting with co-workers about nonwork-related stuff
  2. Internet searches
  3. Loud co-workers
  4. Personal calls or emails
  5. Office drama
  6. Daydreaming
  7. Gossip
  8. Watching TV in the break room
  9. Not understanding how to do the work

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