With constant access to email thanks to our smartphones & tablets, 88% of survey respondents said they work more than 40/wk according to a recent survey from PGi.
Those who think their employees are getting more done by putting in more hours than other are in for a rude awakening. Not surprisingly, there is a negative correlation between hours worked and productivity levels. As hours increase, the GDP per-hour-worked decreases.
Now there are those people who thrive off working 24-hours, but they are the minority, and they probably live in New York City. The majority of people value a decent work/life balance. In fact, it is shown that working shorter hours creates more loyal, healthy, and productive employees.
We understand you may not have the access to overhaul your company’s work policy, so we wanted to share some tips on how you can make your work week more productive: http://bit.ly/1yxHfV0