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How to Avoid Interruptions at Work and Manage Time Effectively

August 27, 2020

Via: HR Hero

In a previous post, we discussed the high cost of workplace interruptions. Specifically, we referenced data from Basex research, demonstrating that interruptions cost the U.S. economy $588 billion per year, as well as research from employees reporting that interruptions cost them between 3 and 5 hours of productivity each day.

Most of us are familiar with the annoyances that come with the workplace, such as staff members popping their heads in for a “quick question” or a phone that won’t stop ringing or that e-mail that needs to be answered right away. Even in a remote setting, interruptions can be just as frequent, if not more, especially with so many employees working remotely due to the coronavirus pandemic.

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