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Sweden To Experiment With Six-Hour Workday

The Huffington Post | Rebecca Hiscott | Posted 06.05.2014 | Business

A few lucky workers in Gothenburg, Sweden, will scale back to a six-hour workday this summer as part of an unusual government experiment. The test...

This City Is About To Try Out A Six-Hour Workday

Fast Company | Chris Gayomali | Posted 06.04.2014 | World

Some government workers in the city of Gothenburg, Sweden, are about to embark on an interesting experiment this summer--a six-hour workday, with full...

Here's Why Leaving Work On Time May Be Bad For You

Dharmesh Shah | Posted 07.28.2014 | Business
Dharmesh Shah

Your goal should be to work in a job where you sometimes leave on time but you also often stay a little longer -- not because you have to, but because you want to.

The One Morning Work Mistake You Can't Recover From

The Huffington Post | Rebecca Hiscott | Posted 05.21.2014 | Business

Rolling into the office around 9:30 a.m. every day may be killing your career, even if you stay late to put in a full day's worth of work. A new s...

Why You Can Calm Down About Work-Life Balance

David Hassell | Posted 12.03.2013 | Small Business
David Hassell

We should be making the most of the valuable and finite time we have, focusing our minds on the important things, making the most of our work lives and setting time aside for fun and play, even if that life doesn't look exactly as the filtered versions we often publish to our online personas.

Do You Work Overtime? (POLL)

Posted 06.14.2013 | MarloThomas

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These Countries Don't Overwork Their Employees

The Huffington Post | Khadeeja Safdar | Posted 06.27.2012 | Business

Searching for reasonable work hours? Try moving to Europe. Americans are over ten times more likely to work in excess of 50 hours per week than th...

12 Hour Work Days Are Good, Says One Self-Interested Company

The Huffington Post | Harry Bradford | Posted 06.27.2012 | Business

Twelve hour work days are the new normal. But maybe they're not all that bad? That's the spin that one company is putting on a recent survey it com...

You're Working More... And Watching A Ton Of TV

The Huffington Post | Alexander Eichler | Posted 06.22.2012 | Money

Do you feel like your workdays have been getting longer? That's probably because they have. Americans spent more time at work in 2011 than they did...

Why Women Slackers Are More Productive at Work

Dr. Sasha Galbraith | Posted 07.15.2012 | Business
Dr. Sasha Galbraith

In an ideal world, companies would pay for performance and performance usually equals outcomes -- not hours worked. Who's to say that when you're sitting at your desk in your office you're actually doing meaningful work?

10 Countries With The Most Workplace Diversity

The Huffington Post | Harry Bradford | Posted 03.16.2012 | Business

High school history books might call the United States the world's melting pot, but that characterization doesn't quite hold true in today's workplace...

How Working On Wall Street Will Make You Sick

The Huffington Post | Alexander Eichler | Posted 02.15.2012 | Business

The life of a Wall Street banker is glamorous -- if you don't mind grappling with alcoholism, eating disorders, Crohn's disease and arthritis. Thes...

Is Asking For Work Flexibility Career Suicide?

The Grindstone | Posted 01.03.2012 | Women

According to a new survey from More Magazine, 92% of women say they value workplace flexibility, but a third consider it career suicide to ask for mor...

When Medical Residents Don't Get Enough Sleep

David Katz, M.D. | Posted 07.04.2011 | Home
David Katz, M.D.

As a frequent flier, I wince at every story of an inattentive air traffic controller. A parallel dilemma related to the working hours of medical residents is playing out at lower altitudes.