CPB

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CPB

A slang term for a situation in which an employee is taking care of personal matters while at work. For example, an employee who sits at his desk and works on his novel instead of dealing with customers is CPB. The term is an abbreviation for "conducting personal business."
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The average employee admits to wasting about two hours each eight-hour workday surfing the Internet, conducting personal business and running errands, according to a recent survey.
On July 1 at a bank in Eldersburg, Maryland, off-duty Baltimore County police officer Hugh Engle was conducting personal business when a teller noticed that a man wearing a mask and carrying a bag had entered the bank.
Conducting personal business was the primary use of the home office for 47 percent of those polled, making that response the most prevalent one.