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The Anatomy of a Better Workday Break

Sep 30, 2015 9:00:00 AM

As an HR manger, you already understand the importance of workday breaks for your employees.

But what you may not know is that making a few small changes to break time can reap great productivity results. 

anatomy of a better workday break

Hacking the Workday Break:

How to Make Employee Breaks Work For You

The way your employees take breaks has a bigger impact on productivity than previously thought. Dan Cook of Benefits Pro gives a great overview of a recent study on workday breaks.

Related: How to Measure and Improve Employee Morale [video]

(Read Benefits Pro's article on workday breaks here.)

These new findings just may change the way you encourage your employees to take breaks

Key takeaways from the study include:

  • The best time of day for breaks
  • Best activities for each break
  • Benefits to expect from taking "better breaks"
  • Long breaks vs. short breaks: which is better? 

Related: 5 Affordable Ways to Reduce Workplace Stress [video]


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Erin Hall
Written by Erin Hall