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09

Jul

Even Google’s founders say we should work fewer than 40 hours a weekWe don’t really need to work so much — so why do we?

Even Google’s founders say we should work fewer than 40 hours a week
We don’t really need to work so much — so why do we?

26

Jun

Will a 6-hour workday make Sweden more productive?As the city of Gothenburg embarks on this experiment with hours, we’ll be watching closely.

Will a 6-hour workday make Sweden more productive?
As the city of Gothenburg embarks on this experiment with hours, we’ll be watching closely.

06

Jun

Why Danes are happier at work than AmericansWorking less is better for health, well-being and even productivity. So why are Americans still working so many hours?

Why Danes are happier at work than Americans
Working less is better for health, well-being and even productivity. So why are Americans still working so many hours?

09

May

Looking to hire? Have you considered a cat?A new SPCA program wants to get more cats out of shelters and into businesses and office spaces.

Looking to hire? Have you considered a cat?
A new SPCA program wants to get more cats out of shelters and into businesses and office spaces.

03

Apr

Looking to hire? Have you considered a cat?A new SCPA program wants to get more cats out of shelters and into businesses and office spaces.

Looking to hire? Have you considered a cat?
A new SCPA program wants to get more cats out of shelters and into businesses and office spaces.

27

Dec

Work stress now = More hospital visits laterIf your job is stressing you out it could cost you in hospital visits when you get older, a new study says.

Work stress now = More hospital visits later
If your job is stressing you out it could cost you in hospital visits when you get older, a new study says.

23

Dec

7 easy ways to be more productiveFrom at-your-desk jam sessions to setting aside emails while on a deadline, here are some ways to make your day at the office a little smoother.

7 easy ways to be more productive
From at-your-desk jam sessions to setting aside emails while on a deadline, here are some ways to make your day at the office a little smoother.

29

Nov

10 cubicle-friendly indoor plantsThese pretty plants will brighten your workday, clean your air and improve concentration.

10 cubicle-friendly indoor plants
These pretty plants will brighten your workday, clean your air and improve concentration.

23

Nov

Does religion make people work harder?Researchers recommend that human resource departments create the space for spirituality at work by setting up affinity groups and meditation rooms.

Does religion make people work harder?
Researchers recommend that human resource departments create the space for spirituality at work by setting up affinity groups and meditation rooms.

27

Oct

Why taking breaks is good for your brainTitans of business, geniuses and famous artists have all taken time during the workday to relax — and so should you.

Why taking breaks is good for your brain
Titans of business, geniuses and famous artists have all taken time during the workday to relax — and so should you.