Wouldn’t it be great to have a three-day weekend every week? Some scientists are finding that we’d actually be more productive, happier, and healthier if we did – read on to learn more!
Recent studies have shown that past a certain point, we’re all less efficient and productive, and by working past that point we risk running ourselves ragged and underperforming.
As a result, more and more companies are adopting shorter work weeks, and employee happiness and productivity is proving to be a major result!
In a similar case, Reusser Design switched to a four-day work week in 2013 and the company founder, Nate Reusser, says his employees’ performance is much higher.
A 2014 paper from Stanford University found results definitely start to slide around the 50-hour per week mark, in that people were producing less, even in more hours of work. In another study, by the Families and Work Institute, people who feel overworked said they make more mistakes at work.