Word on the Street: Workplace distractions

News 12 asked the Bronx residents what distracts them at work.

News 12 asked the Bronx residents what distracts them at work. (6/15/15)

THE BRONX - If you have ever found yourself struggling to concentrate at work, you are not alone, according to a recent CareerBuilder survey of the top 10 workplace distractions.

From meetings to smoke breaks, there is no lack of distractions that reduce productivity at work.

The survey, which was conducted over the course of a month, found that cellphones and text-messaging are the major obstacles for about 52 percent of employees.

Employers say beyond an annoyance, these distractions can cause a loss in revenue and lower morale.

News 12 asked the Bronx residents what distracts them at work.

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