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View Poll Results: How many hours everyday do you spend in your office?
2 1 1.20%
4 3 3.61%
6 7 8.43%
8 15 18.07%
10 41 49.40%
12 12 14.46%
14 or greater 4 4.82%
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Old 9th September 2006, 19:41   #16
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Usually in office between 9am - 6pm. Am online in the morning at arnd 6:00am for 60-90 mins to catch up on emails. and back online in the evening after 8pm ...

Wonder what percentage of time at work is truly spent on official work. In my case, some time is spent over coffee-breaks ( 2 per day ), lunch, surfing...
A poor time manager!
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Old 9th September 2006, 19:49   #17
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i sometimes wonder where our cosmopolitan lifestyle is leading us to. we are spending increasing hours at work & lesser at home. so thought let me get an idea of how much we "contribute" to our nation's GDP (or something like that, not good with economics )
Hey, Sorry for being dumb but What exactly is an office ??? So maybe then I can vote ....

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Old 9th September 2006, 22:57   #18
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Hey, Sorry for being dumb but What exactly is an office ??? So maybe then I can vote ....

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Lucky you, Buddy. Office doesnt seem to be a part of your routine
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Old 11th September 2006, 09:18   #19
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I spend minimum 10 hrs in office everyday
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Old 11th September 2006, 10:08   #20
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none..................
im vella (free)
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Old 11th September 2006, 11:10   #21
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Gods given us 24 hours in a day. All it requires is planning to make the most of it.

My segregation is simple:

8 Hours : Work
8 Hours : Sleep
8 Hours : Fun.
My funda is the same too !
If you are spending more than 8 hours in office, you are
1. Doing charity(unless its your own company) since IT people dont get overtime
2. Cheating with your own life,

I have also noticed that earlier in my bachlerhood days I used to spend even 12 hours at office on many days. But after good planning now I can finish more amount of work in half the time.
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Old 11th September 2006, 18:56   #22
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In IT industry most of them are young bachelors staying in rented house near the office itself. They dont have anything to do, if they leave early to their residence. In contrast, they get free browsing, Air conditioned hall, free coffee & tea, listening to music in parallel to writing codes. Company gives such a facilities to pull more bachelors working for long hours. They know effectiveness of job is cut to half after working hours, but definitely worth than the amount incurred in creating/maintaining facilities after working hrs.

On the other hand also seen few employees who are passionate about their jobs where they dont have account on how many hrs they work. Something like positive stress, which they enjoy very much.
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Old 11th September 2006, 20:10   #23
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for me its around 10 hrs.. from 1.30 pm till 10.30 or 11 pm...but still dont get enough sleep because of a habit of roaming here and there in the night.
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Old 11th September 2006, 20:35   #24
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BTW is there a legal limit to how many hours somebody can work in an office?
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Old 11th September 2006, 21:40   #25
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I spend 9 Hrs in office, but travel takes me another 3 hrs to and fro. People who work in electronic city in b'lore would know abt the hosur rd traffic..it says it all
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wonder how much of this time would be on Team-BHP.com!

GTO & Tanveer have said it well.

Have done my bits of 24+ hrs, longest being 66 hrs in a 72 hrs stretch. Doesn't really help to slog off like that. Work will go on, even without us slogging out like that. And the person slogging out isnt, most times, the one to gain out of that. Best to focus on work only during the 8 hrs of office time ... there's so much in life outside office.
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Old 12th September 2006, 09:07   #27
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i spend about 9hrs in office, but i'll also include the boring and tiring journey too, takes 1.30 hrs to goto office. so in all i give 12hrs a day to office
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Old 12th September 2006, 10:19   #28
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Average of 10 hours a day. Strictly no work on weekends (Sat & Sun). But after 10 years in IT, hate all of those 10 hours of work so much , that I want to change professions
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Old 12th September 2006, 10:24   #29
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office timings are 8.00 am till 5.00 pm

My timings
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mon - 9 am - 4.30 pm
tue - 8.30 am - 5.00 pm
wed - 9 am - 4.45 pm
thu - 8. am - 5.00 pm
Fri - 8.30 - 4 pm

Weekends
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Dream, dream, dream.. about big things .. becoming big.. being loved,
Getting bored.???? have drinks
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I know that i will be working all life and.. so I doing it casually. In fact meetings keep me going to office ..

Almost forgot!! lunch break 12-1.30

I am into IT middle level management. Aiming to be Start-up in near future.. Wish me luck and some info on what to do will be helpful ... Thanks
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I'm into publishing & advertising (2 organizations). Office is next to home. And I have a room where I can sleep, change etc behind my office room. It is also a mini gym, wardrobe etc etc. So I'm in office 24 hours. Except that out of the 24 hours, I sleep for 6 hours, browse the internet for 4 hours (approx., in various sessions), and food, bathroom etc. take 2 hours. I watch a movie daily so that's another 2 hours off. I go out on sundays and weekends. This sounds funny, but it suits me just fine. Business with lots of pleasure. And you probably noticed that all this leaves only about 10 hours for pure work. And I thought I work hard... I'm not married, so I guess I can sustain this only till then. I'll probably need to give up the browsing time after that... (shudder!)
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