by Meredith Lepore March 16, 2018
Thereâ€™s an excitement in the air, people are walking with a spring in their step and everyone seems to be generally more jovial. Is it Christmas already? No, itâ€™s March Madness. Itâ€™s a super fun time for many people, but for offices, it can be a real problem when it comes to productivity.
According to newÂ findingsÂ from OfficeTeamÂ Ladders reported on, companies could lose aÂ maximum of $2.1 billionÂ in â€œlost wagesâ€ during the tournament and the average employee â€œspends six hours on sports-related activities.â€ If they keep up that pattern for the entire tournament, which lasts 15 workdays, that is 25.5 minutes per day.
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