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CyberShopping Could Leave You Unemployed

Are you shopping online while at work today or do you plan to during this holiday season?

A new study shows over half of your co-workers will be shopping from their cubicle.

That's up from last year.

10 percent of employees are planning to spend 3 hours or more over the holidays searching for online deals.

But, be careful! A recent survey by job website CareerBuilder found 7 percent of employers fired someone because they shopped online while at work.

In that same study, 54 percent of the bosses said they allow a little on-the-job online shopping as long as people don't abuse the privilege.

29 percent of the bosses said their companies ban online shopping.

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