Declan talks Joe O’Connor is Global Pilot Program Manager for 4 Day Week Global, a not-for-profit community for like-minded people who are interested in supporting the idea of the 4 day work week as a part of the future of work. They discuss the research behind the “pros” of a 4 day work week as well as the considerations employers and employees need to take into consideration; competitive advantage in talent acquisition; productivity focused working; presenteeism; wellbeing; pitfalls; and what a trial might look like….
About the Interviewee
The idea was born out of the waves of attention we received from around the world in reaction to our successful program launched at Perpetual Guardian in 2018.
We encourage business, employees, researchers, and government to all play their part in creating a new way of working which will improve business productivity, worker health outcomes, stronger families and communities, challenge the gender equality issue, and work towards a more sustainable work environment.