productivity

More evidence that regular three day weekends is better for everyone

Not only can a three day weekend be good for you mentally, a four day work week for those 40 and over might be even more beneficial for workers and their employers.
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Tips On How To Keep Working Remotely From Home

Although some companies have changed their work at home policies, many haven't and if your company is one of those who do not plan letting people continue to work remotely, you'll have to seek out special permission
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The Toilet Designed To Keep You From Sitting On It Too Long

Sometimes you need to escape to the restroom on a tough workday. However one toilet manufacturer is looking to take that time away from you! StandardToilet have designed a toilet that becomes uncomfortable to sit on after a few minutes, with the goal of boosting worker productivity. It features a...
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Three-Day Weekends Increase Worker's Productivity by 40%

Perhaps in the near future, three-day weekends will be normal and occur every weekend as Microsoft's Japanese arm announced this week that despite workers spending 20% less time in the office, productivity increased by nearly 40%. In an effort to improve its workers' work-life balance, the company...
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Office Switched To A Four Day Work Week With Surprising Results

There is more evidence that a four day work week is not only healthier for employees but better for the productivity of a company. A university in New Zealand worked with an employer on an experiment where half of it's 240 employees were paid for 40 hours a week but only worked 32 hours,...
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Lack Of Proper Sleep Affects Women's Productivity Harder Than Men

Your college nights were full of them and even today you find yourself burning the midnight oil. But that all-nighter can be harmful to your productivity and health, especially for women. Studies have shown that sleep deprivation hurts employee performance, which costs the U.S. economy $411 billion...
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Earn More Money By Sleeping An Extra Hour A Night

We could all use some extra money in our pockets but earning more money can be hard, unless you pick up a second job. Apparently we've been seeking more income the wrong way. Turns out the more sleep you get, the more likely you are to get a paid more. Experts found people who slept one hour extra...
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Sis Hour Work Days Are Healthier And Save Money For Employers

More evidence that a shorter work day is full of positive benefits for both employees and employers. A experiment at a nursing home in Sweden has just been completed, where the working day was reduced from 8 hours to 6 and it's hard to argue its success. Although the nursing facility had to hire an...
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Talking An After Lunch Walk Can Leave You With More Energy All Day

Let’s face it, by the end of today, you'll be exhausted! But not only does this happen on Fridays it happens nearly every day of the week. So how can you battle tiredness and be more productive? Try taking a walk after lunch. That's right, no pills, and no coffee! Researchers say a 15 minute walk...
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How Much Do We Work In An 8 Hour Day

The weekend hangover is a little harder this morning and putting out nose to the grindstone takes a bit more willpower than usual. But let’s face it, do you really work an entire 8 hour day? Estimates from the national Bureau of Economic Research estimates we engage in other activities other than...
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