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Recently, many companies have been experimenting with a 4 day work week. Microsoft Japan tried a 4 day work week this summer, by allowing employees to have Fridays off with pay. The company found that not only was business not negatively affected, they saw a lot of improvements including:

  • A 40% boost in productivity
  • A 23% decrease in electricity costs
  • Those who took Fridays off printed 60% fewer pages

Also, meetings were cut from 60 minutes to 30 minutes with just five employees each to avoid tying up multiple people from the same team.

Do you think you’d like a four-day work week? Do you think you’d be more productive if you had three days off each week? Let us know @themrlshow

 

Intern Crystal