Welcome to the Four Day Week blog page. Here you can catch up on our most recent articles. You can read guest blogs with progressive companies like streamGo. Or you can find out about the latest news. We look at the positives of a four day working week and what it could mean for you. We also have interviews with a range of experts, so you can get the most out of flexible working. Four instance, if you’re always working for home, check out our yoga and fitness blogs. Or if you want help with your CV, then visit the page of our resident CV expert, Chris Cutting.
If you would like to feature in one of our blogs as a progressive employer, or four day week employee, please get in touch! Happy reading!
SEOMG! talk everything four day week
Founded in 2020 (of all years) by Dan Adam and Luke Smith, the goal of SEOMG! was simple: to utiliseRead More
streamGo and the transition to a 4-day working week
Here at Four Day Week we are incredibly excited to speak to progressive companies that are embracing a flexible workingRead More
A return to the office? Or working remotely?
In just over twelve months, the working lives of millions has been forcibly altered in a way not seen before.Read More
Relaxing at Interview – 2 Tips by Chris Cutting
We spoke to Chris Cutting from CV Advisor about his top-tips for relaxing when you're at an important job interviewRead More
How do you know when to move on from your job?
In career planning, recognising where you are in relation to development and job satisfaction is important. It helps give clarity.Read More
CV: Relevant or Not to Bonus Reviews?
Chris Cutting advises how a resume can help you when it comes to negotiating a bonus or pay-rise at work.Read More
The Job Market – Understand it & Navigate it
Chris Cutting provides some helpful insights and tips into the current job market for Candidate Driven and Job Driven roles.Read More
A return to the office? Or is working from home the new normal?
Surveys conducted show that most UK employees would prefer to continue working from home after the pandemic has passed.Read More
How many pages should a CV be? By Chris Cutting
CV Adviser sees this question asked on Linkedin regularly and it’s a good question. here's our thoughts on CV length.Read More
Is a CV writer worth using? By Chris Cutting
Should you be using a CV writer? CV Adviser's Chris Cutting explains the benefits and what to look out for.Read More
CV Hacks #3 – Your LinkedIn Profile and Job Hunting
The last of three resume hacks from CV Adviser, aimed at increasing the chances of success with online job hunting.Read More
Hack #2 – Importance of My CV and LinkedIn Profile
Following on from the previous blog from CV Adviser, we look into getting the best out of your LinkedIn CV!Read More
Can a positive working culture promote success?
Synergy Vision won a trio of awards for pioneering a positive working culture. Find out more about their success here!Read More
Hack #1 – Your CV & Applicant Tracking Systems
Make sure you're formatting your CV correctly to increase your chances of being seen by employers and getting the job!Read More
MasterChef 2020: flexible working the key to success
We spoke with MasterChef's Jasmeet Dial about his success in the competition and how a four day week helped him.Read More
Should a Personal Statement/Profile be included on a CV?
Should a personal statement be included on a CV and what should it comprise of? Four Day Week finds out!Read More
Best binge worthy series for remote workers
As we're currently working from home due to quarantine, we've put together a list of recommended TV shows to binge.Read More
How coronavirus may change future working
Will the coronavirus have a long lasting impact on how we work? We look at what this outbreak could change.Read More
Ten films to help you ‘unwind’ when working from home
Running out of films to watch whilst in quarantine? We've compiled a list of ten films to keep you entertained!Read More
Working from home: tips for mobility and staying healthy
We've teamed up with expert health coach, Mark Hallam, to bring home workers a routine to help with their mobility!Read More
Do hobbies have a place on my CV? By Chris Cutting
We spoke with Chris Cutting, CV expert and experienced recruiter, about what hobbies can say about you on your CV.Read More
Does flexible working benefit the environment?
We took a look at surveys and evidence to see whether flexible working and four day weeks benefit the environment.Read More
Yoga Release for Those Stuck at Home
We've teamed up with yoga instructor , Robyn McLaren, to bring you some stretches which you can do from home.Read More
The best meeting & teleconference tools for home working
Videoconferences and webinars are an increasingly popular way for people working remotely to stay connected and undertake important meetings andRead More
Working from home tips during the coronavirus outbreak
The extraordinary coronavirus situation means that suddenly hundreds of thousands of us are either already working from home, or atRead More
Walking the talk with Future Tonic – Four Day Week
Individual and collective aspirations keep the world of work constantly evolving. Staying ahead of the curve and ensuring an increasinglyRead More
Productivity, happiness and the working week
A lot of discussion has been ignited with the results of a recent trial that seems to empirically demonstrate thatRead More
Flexi Working Can Help Stop the Spread of Coronavirus
Global pandemics may be rare, but the recent coronavirus outbreak demonstrates that communities are still vulnerable to health scaresRead More
Progressive research: adapting to human behaviour at The Mix
Four Day Week caught up with Tash Walker, founder of The Mix, a 6-year old research agency successfully adopting aRead More
Integrating a four day week at Type A Media
Four day weeks are generating a lot of noise right now. Some companies are trialling it, others incorporating it onRead More
Could Japan Ever Introduce A Four Day Working Week?
The four-day working week is sweeping the world with more and more businesses introducing compressed working hours, however, are weRead More
Interview with Skills4Women: Flexibility is key
As part of our guest blog series, Four Day Week has had the opportunity to discuss flexi-work with Shirley fromRead More
The bank holiday effect and the 4 day work week
The notion of working less always seems like a progressive idea. We like that kind of progress. To work lessRead More
Looking at 2019 and the Four Day Week
A lot of buzz surrounding the four day week has already been generated throughout 2018 and, as we enter theRead More
8 hours work. 8 hours recreation. 8 hours rest.
The idea for the three-part day was introduced in the 1920’s to offer some welcome respite for industrial workers accustomedRead More
Mind the gender pay gap with a four-day week
Since 2017, companies with more than 250 employees have been obliged to complete a gender pay gap report to establishRead More
Does a four day week mean I’ll earn less?
Undoubtedly one of the greatest fears, and most pervasive myths around four day week working is that it will resultRead More
The benefits of flexible working for employers
Employers want the best employees and the best employees want to be happy in their work. Evidence shows that introducingRead More
Benefits of flexible work for employees
The concept of flexiwork challenges what most people consider to be “normal” working hours that make up a typical workingRead More
Progressive methods and ninja powers at Think Productive
Progressive methods and ninja powers are key to maximising the use of our time in the workplace. The productivity gurusRead More