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Meet the 5-hour Workday

Salaries and vacation time remain the same

Is a five-hour workday the future? As flexibility becomes more important to today’s workforce, a German consulting firm is experimenting with cutting the workweek to 25 hours to find out.

At Rheingans Digital Enabler, employees are discouraged from distractions such as social media, small talk and excessive checking of email, and in turn produce the same level of output in much shorter days, according to boss Lasse Rheingans.

The secret? Happy employees deliver better work, he says.

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