The stress of caregiving is not something employees can leave at the door. Employers need to provide resources and create a culture where caregiving is understood in order to best support their employees.
About three-fourths of working parents indicated that they would avoid complaining about not having work-life balance.
Success in managing work responsibilities and personal life might seem like a mythically impossible endeavor, but it’s all about letting both spheres coexist in a way that works for each employee.
This generation’s preference for collaborative, digital-first work environments will cause a shift in workplace training based on their desire for active learning.Read More
Work-life balance for many employees is way out of whack. It wasn’t intentional; business piled up and people have been asked to do more with less. We want to get a handle on this before things go south on us. There hasn’t been a huge outcry — only a remark here and there that we’ve heard about — but as we grow and remain busy, what’s the best way to dynamically address this and let people know that we appreciate their past efforts and want to do whatever we can to ensure they balance their work and personal lives?
—Rebalancing the Scales, HR manager, finance/insurance/real estate, Kingston, New York
It’s not easy being a parent/child/employee. Anyone who tells you differently is lying. I know I’m not alone in this juggling act.Read More
Employers that can adapt to the shifting needs of their employees, will have a leg up on attracting and retaining talent.Read More
How channeling PEP (personal, energy and professional vision) can help you achieve your work-life balance goals.Read More
Having flextime policies will keep quality workers engaged and employed, which is a win-win for everyone. Read More
While flextime is gaining in popularity in the 2010s, one Pulitzer Prize-winning author used the idea to paint his most famous character as a lazy employee by 1960s standards.Read More