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Who cares about getting the worm? Early to rise and early to work is the way to get ahead in work, a new study shows.

1st June, 2014
Most people would prefer to rise at 7.45, but find themselves rising before 6.30. Picture: Thinkstock

What sort of employee is best? The kind that comes in early, according to a new survey.

In news that is deeply pleasing to people like myself - who are at their most alert around 8am and start to flag (ahem) around 3pm - it seems researchers at the University of Washington Foster School of Business have found that people who elect to work an early shift are perceived by their bosses to be better...

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