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Thursday, July 12, 2012

Do Summer Hours Help The Bottom Line?

Many companies allow workers to skip out of work a few hours early during the summer. Sometimes, an employee can work four 10 hour days — or get out early on a Friday. A new survey, by Captivate Networks, finds that about half of white collar employees work in offices with shorter summer hours. But employees working those shorter hours say they were less productive and suffered from more stress.

(Captivate Networks)

Guest:

  • Scott Marden, research director of Captivate Networks

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