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75% of workers surveyed admitted to shopping during work hours on a company device.

23% of American workers plan to shop more during Cyber Monday this year than they did in 2016.

41% of workers said they spent at least an hour shopping on Cyber Monday in 2016.

CIOs were asked, “Which one of the following best describes your company’s policy regarding employees shopping online while at work?”

49% You allow access, but monitor for excessive use
29% You block access to online shopping sites
22% You allow unrestricted access

Workers were asked, “Does your boss/company allow you to shop online during Cyber Monday?”

26% No
43% Yes
31% Don’t know

When do you do most of your Cyber Monday shopping at work?*

46% During breaks/lunch
29% Whenever I get a free moment during the day/I keep tabs open
20% First thing in the morning
3% When my boss is out of the office
1% During meetings/conference calls

Would you say your company is more or less flexible about allowing online shopping now versus three years ago?

26% More
68% The same
6% Less

In terms of “shopping days,” would you prefer a day off for Black Friday or Cyber Monday?

65% Black Friday Nov 24
35% Cyber Monday Nov 27

Source: Robert Half Technology surveys of more than 2,500 CIOs and 1,000 workers in the United States

*Multiple responses allowed.

*Results may not total 100 percent due to rounding.

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