It’s Cyber Monday and Your Employees are Shopping at Their Desks

by Evil HR Lady on December 2, 2019

Black Friday sales used to require standing in line and battling crowds. This year, there were $7.4 billion in online sales on Black Friday. Now that your employees are back at work, they are likely to continue shopping online. Last year’s Cyber Monday brought $7.9 billion in sales, and that doesn’t happen without people buying during the workday. It may drive you nuts, but here’s a word of advice:

Let them.

Yes, it may be frustrating that you spot a website open on someone’s computer or that everyone’s talking about the best deals on the season’s hottest toys. Forbes even recommends that you do your travel planning today for super deals. But, shopping on one day out of the year does not make a person a bad employee. Not shopping on Cyber Monday does not make someone a good employee.

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