A recent study suggested many employees are working more “undertime” today than in the past. Unlike overtime, undertime suggests taking more personal time during the work day, either leaving the office for several hours or surfing the Internet while on the clock.
For example, the optimum log-in time for members on AshleyMadison.com is during the workweek between 9 a.m. and 5 p.m.
In a random poll conducted on AshleyMadison.com, 80% of men and 50% of women admitted to being involved in instant message chat sessions while logged onto the website at their place of employment.
Undoubtedly, the amount of time an individual has to conduct affairs is influenced by job description or working environment. Entrepreneurial or freelancing careers are conducive to more flexible schedules. Other fields of employment, with more rigid hours, offer their employees latitude in their schedules as a means of increasing productivity. If you want to have a discreet affair? What better time to engage in the search for a lover than during work hours away from your spouse?
The above is an excerpt from Noel Biderman’s book “Cheaters Prosper: How Infidelity Will Save the Modern Marriage”.
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