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Re: world's biggest four-day workweek trial
« Reply #1 on: August 07, 2022, 09:37:31 PM »

ergophobe

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Re: world's biggest four-day workweek trial
« Reply #2 on: August 08, 2022, 04:14:06 AM »
Not what I was expecting. Very interesting read.

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Re: world's biggest four-day workweek trial
« Reply #3 on: August 08, 2022, 11:03:43 AM »
Talked to a guy recently from one of the Danish companies which did a 4 hour work week years ago.
They still love it - both employer and employees.

However, their key to making it work is to close the office completely, informing clients and changing their ways of working when they are in the office. Pomodoro, short concentrated sprints etc.

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Re: world's biggest four-day workweek trial
« Reply #4 on: August 08, 2022, 09:26:26 PM »
>However, their key to making it work is to close the office completely, informing clients and changing their ways of working when they are in the office.

I've thought about doing it this way. The failed attempt at everyone taking whatever day they want sounds like a nightmare to manage.

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Re: world's biggest four-day workweek trial
« Reply #5 on: August 09, 2022, 09:56:56 PM »
My brother-in-law works for an oil company and they have him working 4 days of 10 hour shifts (11 with breaks).  They had him on a rotation where he would get a Friday off every other week and a rotating day off on the other week.  Kinda odd, but nice because he could easily plan a three day weekend.  Since Covid it has gotten a bit more irregular.