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Learn How A Trial Basis 4-Day Work Week Affected This Company

July 23, 2018

Think your company would benefit from a 4-day work week?

The New York Times reports in March and April, New Zealand company Perpetual Guardian (a firm that helps people manage wills and estates) conducted an experiement with it's staff.

For the 2 above mentioned months, Perpetual Guardian's 240 employees were paid for a 5-day work week, however they worked 4 days per week/32 hours.

A study of the results concluded employees improved their work-life balance by 24% and were more energized when they returned to work!

Some of the improvements include:

  • more creativity
  • attendance
  • adherence to break-time rules
  • time management

Learn more about this experiment's conclusions, HERE.