Best Day of the Week to Work Part Time
Monica Segeren
Best Day of the Week to Work Part Time

If you work under 40 hours a week and you don’t work the typical Monday through Friday, 9AM-5PM buzz, you might be asking yourself: “What is the best day of the week to work part time?” Of course there are other elements to the equation such as having another job, kids, if you’re involved in activities that take up certain days of the week. However, there might be a day of the week that might motivate you to work more efficiently. With over 25 million people in the US working part time…let’s take a look at what experts have to say on which is the best day to work part time. 

Productivity and Happiness Matter 

When it comes to working a part time job, it is so important to find a job where you can work efficiently and look forward to going. One of the best days to work is Tuesday. Why is that? Usually Mondays are used for catching up due to Friday usually being the least productive.  and Tuesday is focused on starting anew. However, even though you find yourself catching up on Mondays, they are equally the most productive according to this survey. By my surprise though, the third day is appearing to be Friday. Despite the fact of being so close the the weekend and that’s when most of the fun happens—it can and should be the most productive. So the best day to work part time can be these three days: Monday, Tuesday, and Friday. If you find yourself struggling with productivity in general, check out a past article about the best productivity apps, here

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Midweek Blues 

It appears that Tuesday through Thursday can be the least productive days to work but it doesn’t mean that they have to be. There are ways to combat the midweek blues, if you want to switch your days around. You might not be able to work the days that we talked about earlier, so let’s take a look at how you can make any day the best day of the week to work part time.

  • Set a goal and reward yourself afterwards when you complete it. 
  •  Get outside during your break. 
  • Start a routine that you can look forward to. 
  • Listen to music or podcasts that will motivate you and keep you full of energy.
  • Do something new every week so you don’t fall into a slump. 

Make the Best of Every Week

It’s important to take each day by day and not look at it as an entire week. Just because you had one bad day, doesn’t mean the rest of the days have to suffer. You can still make up the time or restart your project. Each day is a new day and it’s possible for it to be a good one. Even though the best day of the week to work part time appears to be a Tuesday, you can make it any day you want. What day are you most productive?

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