According to research by Career Builder, more than half of employers think their company is losing one to two hours a day in productivity due to distracted employees. So, on this Workforce Wednesday, we take a look at the top nine things that are distracting employees in the workplace.

1. Cellphones/Texting

2. The internet

3. Social media

4. Gossiping

5. Emails

6. Coworkers visiting

7. Smoke/Snack breaks

8. Meetings

9. Noisy coworkers

These factors could have negative consequences for businesses such as low quality of work and low morale due to other coworkers having to pick up the slack.

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