Government employees are not as keen about the Internet as their counterparts in the private sector, according to a recent survey by Kelly Services Inc, an international recruitment agency.
The survey found that only 53% of Government workers regularly use the Internet compared to 80% of workers in the private sector.
The survey also found that 61% of Government workers think the Internet can improve their productivity. This is in contrast with the average 72.5% of the private sector who said yes.
According to Kelly Services, one of the reasons why civil servants are not keen on the Internet is because e-mail is still not regarded as legally binding in most instances.
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