5 ways to overcome the workplace productivity paradox

via Memphis Business Journal

Did you know that 70 percent of employees report spending more than 40 hours a week in the workplace?

And it’s not just to get ahead and climb the corporate ladder, as nearly half say they work extra hours just to complete work they didn’t have time to do during the eight-hour day.

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As the work piles higher and higher, stress levels go up. Burnout is prevalent, and it takes a real toll on employees and employers alike as productivity plummets and employees look for new opportunities in better work environments.

And while that may not surprise you, the solution just might help your employees lower stress by getting more work done. Yes, more work.

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