Magyar Telekom Expands 4-day Work Week Pilot Project

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Magyar Telekom HQ in Budapest

Magyar Telekom will double the number of participants in a pilot project to test the feasibility of a four-day work week after the first phase yielded positive results, HR chief Zsuzsanna Friedl said at a conference organized by the telco on Wednesday, according to a report by state news wire MTI.

Friedl said the 150 participants in the initial phase of the pilot project, which ran from July until October, showed a 10% increase in efficiency, on average. Satisfaction of participants reached 94%, over the 78% average for all staff at the company, she added.

Friedl said the next phase of the project will run for a period of six months from February 1.

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