People are mad at Justin Bieber for wearing a Nirvana shirt




90s baby Justin Bieber wore a Nirvana tee to Sunday night’s American Music Awards, and somehow, it’s controversial

Sure, Bieber was in utero until March 1994 — just a month before Kurt Cobain’s death — but it’s totally possible that he’s managed to get his hands on and enjoy the band’s discography sometime in the last 21 years

Still, people are mad at Bieber for rocking the tee, because apparently it’s unfathomable that a person who devotes most of their life to music could be a fan of one of the most popular bands that has ever existed Read more…

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Infographic: Most workers OK with wearing tracking devices to increase productivity


Here are the biggest workplace productivity killers and what employees say would make them more efficient—including employer-monitored wearable technology.

By Kristin Piombino | Posted: August 13, 2015
Do you know those days that seem to fly by, yet when 5 p.m. rolls around you can’t figure out what you did all day?

Those days happen to the best of us, and a multitude of distractions could be sucking up your valuable time. An infographic from SurePayroll reveals the biggest time-wasters in the workplace, ways organizations are fighting distractions, and tactics employees believe would make them more productive.

One way employees say they’d be motivated to get more done is to have access to wearable technology. Seventy-one percent of employees who use wearable technology say it has helped them be more productive, and 76 percent say they would use devices that enable employers to track their job performance.

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Here are a few more statistics from the infographic:

  • Employees’ lack of engagement with their jobs costs organizations $ 550 billion per year in lost productivity. Working parents stressing over the cost of child care cost organizations $ 300 billion per year.
  • Sixty-one percent of employees say loud co-workers are the biggest office distraction.
  • Twenty-five percent of U.S. workplaces prohibit personal calls and personal use of cell phones.
  • Sixty-five percent of employees say a flexible or remote work schedule would make them more productive.

Check out the infographic for more:

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