Temptations abound when working from home

Survey finds that one-quarter of workers spend less than one hour on office work
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|hrreporter.com|Last Updated: 01/20/2006

Nearly one-third of employees work from home on occasion, but some of them do very little work, according to a recent survey.

“Employers and employees are taking advantage of improvements in workplace technology, which allows workers the freedom to work from virtually anywhere, including their homes,” said Rosemary Haefner, vice-president of human resources at CareerBuilder.com. “While working from home may improve work/life balance, it can also create a challenge to stay motivated.”

The CareerBuilder.com survey,