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Attention, bosses: Web surfing at work has its benefits

Management might call it cyberloafing, but new research reveals how online breaks can benefit employees and employers. Authors say that workers engaged in online work breaks when they reported a high need for recovery (feeling frazzled from an intense work period, recovering from a reported significant loss of physical or emotional energy). Triggers also included breaking monotony or boredom, checking on demands at home and other personal demands, or emotional work-related events that triggered anger or frustration.
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