Tag: work/life

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Workplace Trends to Watch in 2017

Maternity leave is so 2015. Like resolutions, trend forecasting has become a rite of passage around the arrival of each New Year. Through safe bets and bold predictions, we look ahead to what the year will hold. Over time, these trends cease to be trends—they become entrenched in our workplaces, and they mature.

The State of HR: How a Decade Changed the Workplace

A lot has changed in the workplace over the last 10 years. Millennials—whom 10 years ago were barely old enough to work—now make up a vast majority of the workplace. Technology has made communication much easier, but also more burdensome with the ability to “always be on.” And then there’s the Affordable Care Act … […]

Employers: Your Workers May Be More Productive OUTSIDE of the Office

Only 7% of workers say the office—during traditional work hours—is their location of choice for optimum productivity on work-related projects, reports a recent FlexJobs survey of more than 3,000 respondents. More than half (51%) of people reported that their home is their preferred place to work.

SHRM Examines Employee Benefit Trends Over the Past 2 Decades

Over the past 20 years, employers have increased and decreased benefits strategically in response to the needs of the workplace and employees as well as to economic and technological changes, according to the Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM) 2016 Employee Benefits Survey report.

5 Strategies to Bring Balance Back to Your Work/Life

What if you could accomplish more in a 40-hour week than your current 50, 60, or 70-hour work week? What if your success was simply a matter of working smarter, not harder? Good time management and organizational skills are a must for successful professionals, yet employees mistakenly take pride in saying that their plates are […]

Men More Likely to Say Family Issues Disrupt Their Work

Contrary to popular belief, work-life balance and work flexibility issues aren’t primarily women’s issues. In fact, for certain benefits, it is men who use them more frequently and are more likely to say that their work is interrupted for personal or family reasons, according to results of a new survey.