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Nearly half of workers shop at their desk on Cyber Monday

Posted: 2:03 PM, Nov 27, 2016
Updated: 2016-11-27 22:03:04Z
With Black Friday and Small Business Saturday in the books, many Americans will be shopping on Cyber Monday. And according to a recent survey from Robert Half Technology, 49 percent of workers will be shopping from their desks.
 
The survey also found that 65 percent of employees admit to minimizing their screens when their boss walks up to their computer while they're shopping. Surprisingly, 65 percent of managers are okay with employees shopping, so long as it isn't excessive.
 
64 percent of workers say that they plan on shopping during their lunch breaks, while a brave 11 percent admit to shopping during meetings and conference calls.