When do you checkout of work and check into the weekend?
OFFICAL CHECKOUT TIME FROM WORK
Friday, 5:00 PM
Using a proprietary survey technology, our latest research sought to pinpoint the exact time people move from focusing on work, to working on the weekend.
CHECKOUT TIME FOR MOST OF US?
Thursday, 9:52 AM
Across all categories (age, gender, education). What about you?
WHO STAYS CHECKED IN THE LONGEST?
Friday, 9:26 AM
Those that stay focused the longest, coincidentally have been around the longest! A tip of the hat to our senior most workers, aged 65+, who maintain concentration on work the longest of any category.
WEIRD THING IS: The distribution bows inward with 24-34’s & 35-44’s reporting the earliest checkout time of any age groups. Hmm 24-44…You don’t think the demands of having young kids plays into this, do you?
DOES MORE EDUCATATION = MORE FOCUS?
The weekend tipping point generally follows educational level with Master’s and PhD holders keeping their minds on work the longest BUT those with Associates Degrees posted the greatest staying power!
WHO CHECKS OUT FIRST: MEN OR WOMEN?
Men maintain their workweek concentration longer – and by a comfortable margin – as women reported shifting focus nearly a half-day earlier than men (Female = Weds @ 4:36PM, Male = Thurs @ 11:33AM). Wouldn’t have been my bet!
BEYOND THE GIGGLE IMPLICATIONS OF CHECKOUT TIME
- Use your team’s checkout time to refocus their efforts on what can be accomplished for the rest of the week?
- Checkout time might be the PERFECT time to start holding your weekly staff meetings!!
Now it’s your turn…go field test these findings with your coworkers, significant other and even your boss! Then share what you’ve learned by writing me directly firstname.lastname@example.org.