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What Are The Top-Visited Websites In the Workplace?

by | Apr 21, 2016 | Other | 0 comments

In previous blog posts, we’ve covered how up to 89% of your workplace may be wasting time on the internet  – but what websites are being visited the most, and who’s guilty of time wasting?

Whether it’s social media, news sites, sports blogs or even pornography, improper use of the internet is a major issue in the workplace. According to Mashable, it may be costing the US Economy up to $650 billion per year.

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So how can you tackle the issue effectively, without face-to-face confrontation and false accusations?

Monitor, Monitor, Monitor

Employee computer monitoring is becoming more and more popular in the workplace. Not only does it protect your business from Cyber-threats, increase the security of intellectual property and help to calculate attendance, it can also give you the insight necessary to track improper Internet use and thus calculate productivity.

Moreover, employee computer monitoring is improving so much that you can now receive customized reports on specific issues, such as top visited websites.

Uncovering The Web Time Wasters

We recently released a new update that offers a wide range of upgrades to its cloud-based employee monitoring software. One new feature is the Top Websites report.

At the end of each day or week (you can select which), you’ll receive a ‘top website’ report, with an easy to understand bar chart representing each website visited and the frequency at which they’re browsed. By clicking on one of the bars, you’ll then be taken to a separate report that shows the ‘Top Users Report’. This report will highlight which employees are visiting the website in question the most.

This information is crucial in uncovering time wasters, and it gives you all the information (and evidence) you need to take action.

Letting employees know that monitoring is going on is highly recommended. Not only is it the law in most countries, but it will also help to build trust. Don’t surprise employees with “gotcha” tactics – let them know you’re going to be monitoring them.

If you’d like to learn more about KnowIT and how you can cut time wasting and increase productivity, click here.

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