Are you ready for the 5-hour workday revolution?

Sure, there are potential drawbacks to a leaner schedule, but the benefits of working fewer hours are legion. Consider the pros and cons of this hot business trend.

5-hour workday

Imagine a world in which you could clock out by 2 p.m. each day.

Sound like a pipe dream? Well, the five-hour workday is gaining steam—but are employers ready to embrace such a dramatic shift in how we view productivity, scheduling and work/life balance? Is it even a fiscal possibility for your business?

Positives abound for those willing to try the five-hour workday—for workers and employers alike. Less time at work could be a huge boon for employee morale, engagement and retention, and put a major dent in burnout—which is reaching crisis levels in the U.S. workplace.

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