Do people in your country work longer hours now than in the past?
Yes. In the past, many people lived an ordinary nine-to-five life. However, now many e-commerce companies have implemented 996 work schedule. The 996 work schedule means that the employee should work from 9 am to 9 pm six days a week. With the rapid development of the economy, the work culture has also become extremely intense. According to a report, many of China’s tech companies, such as Tencent sought employees willing to work around the clock, and now they are the largest employers. Therefore, companies in other fields have also started to make their staffs work longer hours in a bid to match their success.
What are the advantages and disadvantages of flexible work time?
For employees, flexible work time can help them avoid traffic jam and the stresses of commuting during rush hours. Moreover, some people just feel more energetic at night rather than in the morning. Thus, flexible work time allows people to work when they accomplish most, feel freshest and enjoy working. Some people just feel more energetic at night rather than in the morning.
However, there are also some disadvantages. Employees who thrive in an office environment may find it difficult to work when his colleagues don’t hold the same schedule. And sometimes. Flexible work time means work all the time.
How do you usually plan your free time?
Often, we just think of our free time as wasted hours when in fact, this fixed amount of downtime is what will help us keep going to work. Thus, I always carefully plan my free time. Usually, I spend free time reading. I love reading science fictions. Reading will engage my mind and help my free time feel more meaningful. Reading will broaden my perspectives and improve my vocabulary. Also, I learn a new language when I have free time. It can help me understand foreign cultures and learn about different parts of the world.