Monday 24 September 2018

#HaveYourSay: What is your ideal workday shift?

Do you find the default 9-5 workday schedule too rigid?
Do you find the default 9-5 workday schedule too rigid?
Independent.ie Newsdesk

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The typical workday is around eight hours but what if you had a level of flexibility beyond the typical 9-5 workday shift?

Would your start time mirror your individual preferences, whether you're a night owl or an early-morning lark?

If you're usually burned out by mid-afternoon, perhaps you'd feel more productive if you had an extra hour or two in bed in the morning.

Or maybe you'd rather get ahead of the rush-hour commute and have your workday over and done as soon as possible .

Starting early to finish before 5pm means that you could possibly do things that you can't normally do after 5pm: collect the children from school, go to the bank, hit the shops without the crowds, enjoy an early-bird meal without rushing.

Do you find the 9-5 default workday too rigid and inflexible?

If so, what would your ideal workday shift look like?

Let us know why you'd prefer a more flexible workday by tweeting #Indosubmit or by emailing contact@independent.ie

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