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I have consistently worked 40 hours per week for my entire career. This hasn't stopped me from getting larger raises and more promotions than many of the people around me that work FAR more. I think the key is to work smart, prioritize tasks etc. If someone is struggling with that, they should look in to some good books that discuss how to increase your productivity etc. I've known quite a few great people that just didn't seem to be able to get 40 hours of work done in 40 hours. I think that supporting tools like PC's and knowledge of the job keep them from actually getting the job done. (in other words, they aren't too good at using the tools of the job and end up spending a ton of time just trying use the tools)

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