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Companies that have done interesting things with shorter workweeks.

Juliet Schor at TED: “The 4-day week is a downpayment on a new way to live and work”

Juliet Schor's TED talk about the 4-day week is now online: I've been studying work since the 1980s, and I've never seen anything like what's happening today. Pandemic-fueled

By |2022-05-11T10:05:20-07:00May 11th, 2022|4-day workweek, Business and work, Companies, Current Affairs, Top post|Comments Off on Juliet Schor at TED: “The 4-day week is a downpayment on a new way to live and work”

Edinburgh creative agency Lux adopts a 4-day week

Edinburgh creative agency Lux has mvoed permanently to a 4-day week. They’d run a trial period for two years, and “the agency reports that overall efficiency has increased

By |2022-01-31T08:18:36-08:00January 31st, 2022|4-day workweek, Business and work, Companies|Comments Off on Edinburgh creative agency Lux adopts a 4-day week

“ After nearly two years, we’ve felt more confident than ever:” The 4-day week at Buffer

One of the objections I sometimes hear about the 4-day week is along the lines of, “Sure it sounds good at first, but aren’t the happiness and productivity

By |2022-01-31T08:09:55-08:00January 31st, 2022|4-day workweek, Business and work, Companies|Comments Off on “ After nearly two years, we’ve felt more confident than ever:” The 4-day week at Buffer

Friday #dayweekly roundup, 14 January 2022

Here are the companies that have announced moves to a 4-day week (or back from it, in a couple cases) this week. (You can read the previous post

By |2022-01-14T10:42:03-08:00January 14th, 2022|#4dayweekly, 4-day workweek, Business and work, Companies, Current Affairs|Comments Off on Friday #dayweekly roundup, 14 January 2022

Spanish telco Telefonica will trial 4-day week in fall 2021

On the heels of the Valencia proposal to trial a 4-day week, Spanish phone company Telefonica now says it will trial a 4-day week from October to December,

By |2021-06-23T16:39:47-07:00June 23rd, 2021|4-day workweek, Business and work, Companies|Comments Off on Spanish telco Telefonica will trial 4-day week in fall 2021

“If you want to move to a 32h week and still be successful, you’ll have to master one thing first:” Wildbit’s 4-day week

Wildbit is a Philadelphia-based software firm that implemented that a 4-day week in 2017; it's one of the companies I talk about in SHORTER, after I spent some

By |2021-06-15T16:00:02-07:00June 15th, 2021|4-day workweek, Advice, Business and work, Companies|Comments Off on “If you want to move to a 32h week and still be successful, you’ll have to master one thing first:” Wildbit’s 4-day week

Danish law firms are experimenting with shorter weeks and flexible hours

If you're familiar at all with legal practice, you know that billable hours are the great driver of professional life. Lawyers measure their billable time in increments as

By |2020-11-20T10:18:49-08:00November 20th, 2020|4-day workweek, Companies|Comments Off on Danish law firms are experimenting with shorter weeks and flexible hours
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