I share a cubicle with a co-worker who’s constantly surfing online while doing his work. He has a big monitor so he can have a few windows open at the same time.
Now, I’m pretty good at multi-tasking so I sort of get that he can work and play at the same time. But it irks me because it feels unfair, like he’s cheating. It’s against company policy to use our computers for non-work related activities so he’s definitely breaking the rules. On the other hand, he gets his work done on time so why should it matter?
Well, here’s why it bothers me: The sites he goes to are dating and sex sites. Not exactly porn (at least I haven’t seen any of that on his screen). But it’s definitely guy-looking-for-girl stuff, including emails to his Match.com prospects.
What do you think? Should it bother me? Should I say something, do something? Or just let it go?