Bans have little effect entrepreneurs must define guidelines Linz, March 3, 2011 E-banking, check private messages or to quickly repeat the current Facebook conversation work through: according to the results of an online survey of the Austrian online job portal karriere.at 562 employees and 141 employers from Austria of all things a majority of domestic workers like even at the workplace. “Almost every fourth employee (23 percent) even says: I do it always in the Office.” “Together with those 32 percent, that sometimes” the service time for private online activities, so also for private use their service time 55 percent of surveyed workers. At least seven percent of workers indicated that is rare”about bans of the superiors to flout and to take advantage of the corporate PC for personal errands. That private home and professional work has its place, after all, are 37 percent of employees firmly convinced and also abide by this principle. Tolerant entrepreneurs relatively tolerant with the surveyed entrepreneurs give to the working hours of their employees: every second employer (49 percent) condones it according to the survey results, if their employees in the workplace to do private things as long as they do their work. One in five (20 per cent) blind an eye, if the employees merely on checking in their private emails. Strictly manage 22 percent of employers but according to own private browsing the Office: with them there is absolute prohibition from Facebook & co.
“Every tenth company (10 percent) indicates that only selected private pages” are permitted in their corporate network. Bans are toothless that general bans on selected pages hold the staff to do private work time karriere.at managing director Jurgen Smid believes only conditionally: the survey results show, as in the everyday reality. And since the majority of workers today has smartphones with Internet access, bans on social networks and free email providers from employers increasingly toothless.” Effective it deems SMID, if corporate governance rules defined jointly with the employees, how social media will deal mainly with the theme: the visibility of companies is increasingly defined by social media, so also by the word of mouth ‘ of the own employees in the social Web. This takes place in any case even if relevant pages in the workplace are locked.