Is the Five-Day Office Week Over?

The pandemic has shown employees and employers alike that there’s value in working from home — at least, some of the time.

Most American office workers are in no hurry to return to the office full time, even after the coronavirus is under control. But that doesn’t mean they want to work from home forever. The future for them, a variety of new data shows, is likely to be workweeks split between office and home.

Recent surveys show that both employees and employers support this arrangement. And research suggests that a couple of days a week at each location is the magic number to cancel out the negatives of each arrangement while reaping the benefits of both...

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RSK: I would have to say that with technology the 5 day work week has been over for several years.

Ken Notes: The next billion dollar idea may be co-working space in resort communities, hotels, and other spaces where one can combine work and play. I often use libraries and coffee shops to publish my newsletters.



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