Do you often feel overworked? Then read on!
Statistics support the fact that about 75% of the American workforce puts in more than 40 hours per week. This adds to the fact that we are working more but making less.
In the 1970s, the average income for a 35 hours per week job was $59,000. Today the income has decreased to $51,000 for a 46 hours per week job.
Productivity is affected by the increase in number of hours. The most productive companies have recognized this fact and prohibit employees from working more than 48 hours per week.
Denmark, Netherlands, Norway and Sweden are ranked the most happiest nations. This can be directly correlated to their average work hours which is under 31 hours per week.