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For this firm, the 4-day workweek just didn't work

Aug 24, 2022
After a 10-week trial, an employee survey revealed stress tied to the altered schedules. But the CEO is still working on solutions.
Some companies have experimented with schedules to boost satisfaction and reduce stress. At Alter Agents, though, an employee survey showed that "a lot of the numbers that we expected to go up, went down," said CEO Rebecca Brooks.
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Reopening could mean redesigning schedules as well as floor plans

May 1, 2020
Without space to social distance, a 4-day workweek could give workers room.
A worker disinfects workspaces in an office. Fewer workdays could reduce the number of people in one place at one time.
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Zoom goes public as video takes over conference rooms

Apr 17, 2019
Video meetings have made it possible to work remotely from pretty much anywhere. But there's still no substitute for in person eye contact. And you have to do your hair.
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