This isn't how working works. Expecting office workers to work every minute of their 8 hour day, regardless of if they're in the office or remote, is an exercise in futility and naivety, and this approach demonstrates lack of trust, and will *reduce* productivity.
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RT @lindamciver
holy moly. ethics, anyone??

These programs monitor your every keystroke as you work from home — and report back to your boss
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Sometimes you need you take a break from what you're doing for a few minutes to switch from focussed to diffuse thinking modes. Sometimes you'll have ideas during your lunch break while you're "off the clock".

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When it comes to office work, it can be too neurologically intensive to focus on every minute of the day, and social time with colleagues is also important.

Time tracking tools are the enemy of productivity. I get super stressed when using them.

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Sure, sometimes when billing clients by the hour, you need to have some idea of how many hours to bill (and I don't have a good low-stress solution for that), but for "performance tracking", they're completely the wrong approach my opinion.

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@mattcen That happens to me regularly when taking a bathroom break while working on something difficult.
Also, the best ideas come while showering.

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