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The Rise Of The Four-Day Work Week


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In early 2021, the CEO of the crowdfunding website Kickstarter, Aziz Hasan, announced that the company will be piloting a four-day work week in 2022. The schedule consists of 32 working hours per week rather than 40.
But a growing number of companies have already successfully moved to a four-day week and the pandemic has accelerated the movement.
But is a four-day work week possible for every type of workplace? What would it take for the idea to really catch on? We discuss all that and more.
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