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Jamie Corsi

Jamie Corsi
Coordinating Producer for CNBC


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  • Employees Waste Most Time Surfing Internet: Survey Wednesday, 25 Jul 2007 | 3:46 PM ET

    Stop surfing the 'Net and get back to work! Using the Internet and chatting with co-workers are the activities that waste the most time each workday, according to the latest study by Salary.com . The 2007 Wasting Time Survey found that the average employee wastes 1.7 hours within an 8.5 hour work day.

  • As "Harry Potter" fans await the final installment of the popular series, CNBC’s Maria Bartiromo sat down with George Jones, chief executive of Borders Group, on “Closing Bell.” “'Harry Potter' is an important part of our business. It’s not that we make a whole lot of money on each of the books we sell, but it draws a lot of people into the stores and gives us a chance to sell other things and maybe in some cases, reintroduce them to Borders,” said Jones.

  • This week, CNBC is counting down America’s Top States for Business. On Monday, CNBC’s Scott Cohn reported from No. 5: North Carolina, a right-to-work state. On “Power Lunch,” Mark Mix, president of the National Right to Work Committee, and Marybeth Maxwell, director of American Rights at Work, joined Cohn and CNBC’s Bill Griffeth to debate whether non-union states are better for business.