Sometimes I wonder whether anyone actually works a 40-hour week any longer. In the past we’ve looked (somewhat skeptically) at the 4-hour work week, considered predictions of the coming 20-hour work week, and heard from real world web workers who revel in 60- and 70-hour work weeks. Now, there’s another length to consider: the 4 1/2 Day Workweek, recommended by the team behind Wufoo.
What’s interesting about this 4 1/2 day scheme, though, is not the choice of 36 hours as the appropriate length of the work week for a programming and product development team. The real novelty lies in how they structure their week: not all days are created equal. Read more »