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Email One Of The Most Time Consuming Tasks On The Job

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A recent study shows that over 2 hours a day are spent on email for the average worker. Over two hours a day for an average 8 hour work day amounts to a lot of time. If companies had the option of making their employees more efficient at work, the place to start is with email communications. [URL="http://mashable.com/2012/08/01/email-workers-time/"]Mashable[/URL] talks about the report, "McKinsey Global Institute and International Data Corp. [URL="http://www.mckinsey.com/insights/mgi/research/technology_and_innovation/the_social_economy"]found[/URL] that email is the second-most time-consuming activity for workers, next to “role-specific tasks.” The consultant claims that time spent on email can be cut by 25%-30% by introducing social networking communications into a business. Doing so would free up 7% to 8% more of the workweek for other tasks."

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