HR Insights - The Podcast. Series 4: The 4 Day Working Week: Pros and Cons

By Stuart Elliott

CEO and Owner

We are back with another great episode of HR Insights: The Podcast!


This week our host, Stuart Elliott, speaks to Glenn Wallis, Managing Director of Exigence


Glenn is one of the few people globally to have achieved a Doctorate in Coaching and, as Managing Director of Exigence, works with business leaders and HR specialists to help navigate the ever changing landscape. Glenn comes to us with over 20 years of experience developing and supporting those at the forefront of their industries. 


In this episode Stuart and Glenn speak all about the four day working week, the pros and cons of having less time at work, the effects of having positive work/life balance and the examples being trialled to make the four day week possible. 


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Key Time Stamps:

01:26- An introduction to Glenn 

05:48- The four day work week 

09:35- Opposing the four day work week 

13:21- The four most popular models being trialled 

21:10- The shifting expectations of the workplace

23:55- Employers and the new world of work 

25:00- Ensuring what you say matches what you model 

27:05- Widening the gap between white and blue collar workers 

28:40- Examples of those working the four day week 

31:40- Input, Output and Outcome

32:50- Who wants the four day week?