“Work” as a concept is a fairly modern development. Do you know these facts about work?
Bizarre Facts About the Workplace
- Leonardo Da Vinci has been credited with writing the first resume
- According to this article by Fast Company, Fridays are the least common sick day
- And Monday is the most common sick day
- Tuesday is considered the most productive day for those who work Monday through Friday
- In Japan, the word “karoshi” is the name for dying from overworking
- According to the Stanford study, working more than 40 hours has diminishing returns
- When doing repetitive work, music can make people more productive. When people are doing cognitive tasks, however, the music slows them down.
- If you work 40 hours a week, you’re likely to work 90,000 hours in your lifetime
We have some tips on how to schedule reading your email, stop multitasking, and even temporarily block a website at our article here: 17 Productivity Hacks So You Get More Done Faster
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