Episode #63 – 4 Day Work Week Experiment: Lessons Learned and What’s Next : Nicole Miller from Buffer

Today’s guest is Nicole Miller, People Operations Manager at Buffer. Teresa McQueen talks with Nicole about Buffer’s 2020 4 Day Work Week Experiment. In May 2020 during the height of the COVID-19 pandemic, Buffer decided to experiment with a 4 Day Work Week. After a month, they felt the need to extend the trial of the experiment to December. Listen to the Podcast to see what they found out!

Episode Timeline

00:06Introduction and Disclaimer 01:40How did the 4 Day workweek start? 14:42Break and Public Service Announcement 15:57What are your biggest findings? 27:50Teresa’s Closing Remarks

We Encouraged People To Make It Their Own. We Really Tried To Look At What Is A Creative Way We Can Address It, Make Our Team Feel Supportive, Make Them Feel Heard And Make Sure That We Are Focusing On The People And Human Component Of Our Work Place.
– Nicole Miller

Thank You To: Nicole Miller

Click here for the article on 4 Day Work Week

Hosted by

Teresa McQueen, Esq.
Founder, Host and Executive Producer
Teresa is a skilled trial attorney (a recovering litigator!), Corporate Counsel for Western Growers Family of Companies, a published author and frequent speaker on a wide range of topics including harassment, discrimination and retaliation in the workplace. She is a Certified Business Etiquette Trainer and hosts the Workplace Perspective podcast to help organizations of all sizes develop and maintain successful employer/employee relationships.*

*The views expressed by Teresa McQueen are her own and do not necessarily reflect the views of Western Growers Family of Companies, its officers, directors, board members, employees, or members.

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