What people really do during conference calls


By web gangsta | Published:

You’re in the office on yet another dreaded conference call.

It’s your third or fourth one of the day, and you’ve been tied to your desk throughout. Haven’t even had a chance to take a potty break.

And the call is just droning on and on.  Conference calls are the worst, aren’t they?

Conference Call
Conference Call

But nobody ever pays 100% attention to the call.  You use your valuable conference call time to multitask on other projects you have on your plate.

Here are the TOP EIGHT THINGS THAT PEOPLE DO WHILE ON A CONFERENCE CALLS:

  • 44% of those surveyed said they text others
  • 43% will check their social media accounts
  • 25% goof off while playing video games
  • 21% shop online
  • 47% end up taking the conference call while in the bathroom
  • 55% take the time to work on their next meal, get a snack
  • 63% work on emails
  • 65% do work other than working on the conference call