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What Time Do You Typically Leave Work Each Night?

Living 2012/04/19 20:29:35
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A recent article about Sheri Sandberg, the chief operating officer (COO) of Facebook, has got people talking about work and life... and finding the perfect balance. You see, Sandberg recently announced that she leaves her (we can only imagine) full-of- responsibilities job at 5:30pm every day, just so she can make it home by 6:00pm for dinner with her kids. To some, that's called being a loving mom. To others, it's called being a lazy worker.

Finding the perfect balance between work and play has always been a struggle. You don't want to be perceived as a slacker at work... but you also don't want to spend late nights in the office and have your personal life go to shambles. So, it's only right that we ask where your priorities are. Do you stay at work later just because you don't want to be perceived as lazy? Or are you the type who always puts your personal wellbeing before your professional duties? Take our Work or Play Quick Vote!


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  • Brosia 2012/05/20 18:29:59
    5-6PM
    Brosia
    I have pick-ups until 5pm and I usually have to gas up before I leave.
  • Lisa 2012/05/07 18:47:31
    After 7PM
    Lisa
    I work 2:30pm to 11pm. :) It is great for me, I hate mornings.
  • Jensenmk 2012/04/24 03:00:54
    After 7PM
    Jensenmk
    My typical work day has been 14-16 hours a day 5- 7 days a week for several years now, 18-19 hours every day when I am in the field or deployed (Military). Kind makes the lies about military compensation a little more obvious.
  • Lady Winters 2012/04/23 18:53:57 (edited)
    Before 5PM
    Lady Winters
    I get off at 4:30pm. Sometimes I work through my lunch break and leave at 4; but not often.
  • Hales 2012/04/23 18:15:14
    It depends on the day.
    Hales
    The majority of my shifts end at 11 PM....X___X
  • wgossett99 2012/04/23 16:12:53
    Before 5PM
    wgossett99
    +1
    Our work hours are 7:30 to 4:30 so I leave generally at 4:35 or so. My wife and I carpool so I have to pick her up. On days when we drive in separately I'll work a bit later.
  • smitty 2012/04/23 14:51:05
    It depends on the day.
    smitty
    5:30-7:30..
  • John Minatree Jr 2012/04/23 13:37:44
    5-6PM
    John Minatree Jr
    7:30am-5:30pm Monday Through Friday. Xp
  • Soms Cougli 2012/04/23 11:57:03
    It depends on the day.
    Soms Cougli
    Typically, midnight.
  • fdherhe 2012/04/23 03:51:46
  • tweet_tweet 2012/04/23 03:25:34
    It depends on the day.
    tweet_tweet
    between 4 and 6
  • <3XXmiyuXX<3 2012/04/23 02:07:20
    5-6PM
    <3XXmiyuXX<3
    +1
    I usually leave SCHOOL at 430-630 pm
  • Kat 2012/04/23 00:24:42
    Before 5PM
    Kat
  • lucythetooth 2012/04/22 23:56:03
    5-6PM
    lucythetooth
    My scheduled departure time is 5pm. I'll leave earlier if I have to do something with one of my kids or if I'm done with my work.
  • shadowgirl 2012/04/22 23:16:32
    It depends on the day.
    shadowgirl
    Well, I got more than one job, so some days instead of going home, I go to that job!
  • mikeyavelli 2012/04/22 21:23:47
    I don't work.
    mikeyavelli
    i am my work. i work 24/7 or not at all, depending on how i'm feeling.
  • Twinkle 2012/04/22 20:10:28
    It depends on the day.
    Twinkle
  • ..tisha... 2012/04/22 19:33:29
    It depends on the day.
    ..tisha...
    +1
    I have two jobs.. depends on the job and which shift or if I'm working a whole day at either....
  • Sterling 2012/04/22 18:46:45
  • the fuze 2012/04/22 16:59:52
    Before 5PM
    the fuze
    And I start anywhere between 5:15-5:30 AM... I like to get my work day over with, so that I have some afternoon/evening left to get stuff done around the house or spend time with my wife & son.
  • animelover123 2012/04/22 16:39:11
    Before 5PM
    animelover123
    2:35pm
  • Mina 2012/04/22 16:37:39
    It depends on the day.
    Mina
    I bring my work home, so I fit that in whenever I can ,many times after my kid is tucked in for the night (:
  • Michael 2012/04/22 16:32:34
    I don't work.
    Michael
    But, when I did, I left my 9-5 job to go to two other jobs, one picking up lab samples from medical buildings and delivering them to the lab on my way to my third job, hostessing and cashiering at a restaurant until 11PM. I did my food shopping and errands my during break and kept cold things in the small refrigerator at work. Never heard the word "personal wellbeing".
  • TKramar 2012/04/22 13:40:19
    It depends on the day.
    TKramar
    My primary job is graveyard shift. A normal 8 hour day would be 8 p.m. to 4:30 a.m. Yet, some days I spend about 10 hours there, and other days 6.
  • DOriginalDonald 2012/04/22 10:49:52
    It depends on the day.
    DOriginalDonald
    When I say depends on the day I mean it depends on what the nits have me on for.
  • JCD aka "biz" 2012/04/22 07:57:48
    After 7PM
    JCD aka "biz"
    I work 2:30 PM to 7:30 PM.
  • Playerazzi 2012/04/22 06:33:06 (edited)
    It depends on the day.
    Playerazzi
    It ranges from about 4PM to about 7PM. On exceptional days it could be as early as 2PM, or as late at 10PM.

    But I NEVER stay just to "look good". I don't need to.

    And leaving at 5 to be home for dinner with the kids is not a lazy worker, it's a person with her priorities straight. She works to live, not the other way around. And btw, it's not balancing work with "play" - dinner with the kids is not "play", it's life. It's more important than work.
  • Epistemically Justified -- BN7 2012/04/22 05:51:51
    6-7PM
    Epistemically Justified -- BN7
    I tend to work 8am - 6pm M-Th and then leave when I can on Friday.

    I don't get paid for the hours I clock, but for the results I deliver -- working an extra a hour or two isn't about whether or not I'm perceived as lazy, but whether or not I can accomplish my short-term goals. Also, I'm more likely to put in extra hours towards the beginning of the week so that I can leave early on Friday -- my work complete.
  • Allie 2012/04/22 03:08:08
    After 7PM
    Allie
    usually at or after 7 pm
  • ««Gingey, the Master Debate... 2012/04/22 03:06:20
    It depends on the day.
    ««Gingey, the Master Debater of Þ|-|Дэ†»»
    I work crazy hours. 7am to 9am during the week, then 8am to 6pm Saturday, and 4pm to 10pm on Sunday.
  • alex 2012/04/22 02:03:13
    After 7PM
    alex
    I'm off at midnight and usually leave about quarter after. I hate it -_-
  • Ferηαηdo Fierce Monster of ... 2012/04/22 01:57:51
    It depends on the day.
    Ferηαηdo Fierce Monster of Phaet
    10 pm
  • Disko Pickle 2012/04/22 01:56:57
    After 7PM
    Disko Pickle
    +1
    I work from 8am to 9:15pm.
  • TasselLady Disko P... 2012/04/22 16:36:50
    TasselLady
    +1
    Yikes! That's a long shift!
  • Disko P... TasselLady 2012/04/23 01:24:53
    Disko Pickle
    +1
    Only 6 days per week, though.
  • TasselLady Disko P... 2012/04/23 21:08:06
    TasselLady
    +1
    They'd be scraping me up off the floor!
  • C. C. Rider 2012/04/21 23:31:21 (edited)
    It depends on the day.
    C. C. Rider
    Is this an intervention? I need to to know. lol
  • AN 2012/04/21 21:49:16
    5-6PM
    AN
    usually at 5:30 and i start work at 9:30.. 8 hrs a day
  • Strawbies89 2012/04/21 21:41:31
    6-7PM
    Strawbies89
    +2
    whenever the work is done
  • Bobby 48 2012/04/21 20:45:59

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