Tag: work-life balance

  • Moms in the house caucus

‘Moms in the House’ Caucus to Help Lawmakers Push for Balance

By |December 19th, 2018|Categories: Working Parents|Tags: , |

To help mothers who are new to Congress, Rep. Deborah Wasserman Schultz, D-FL, plans to create an informal "Moms in the House" caucus. She is hoping to push for changes that will help mothers continue to make family a top priority, even as they serve.

  • Great Ted Talks on Work-Life Balance

7 Great TED Talks That Touch on the Topic of Work-Life Balance

By |November 29th, 2018|Categories: Benefits of Work Flexibility|Tags: , |

"Work-life balance" is a phrase that means different things to different people. What all who seek it have in common, however, is a desire to define the term in a way that makes sense for them, their families, and their careers. Here are seven Ted Talks that touch on the issues of building a better or more balanced life.

  • Flexible work is becoming the norm

Flexible Work Is Becoming the Norm: Here’s Why

By |August 21st, 2018|Categories: Benefits of Work Flexibility|Tags: , , , |

After years of fighting for more flexibility, workers around the world can take heart in a simple fact: flexible work is becoming the new normal. Here's why it's taking root.

  • Millennial and Baby Boomer who value work-life balance

How Millennials Have Taught Baby Boomers to Value Work-Life Balance

By |March 8th, 2018|Categories: Why We Want Work Flexibility|Tags: , |

Typically, the previous generation is the one to teach the newer one, but not in the case of Baby Boomers and Milennials. Here’s how Millennials can help Baby Boomers to rethink their approach to work and learn how to value work-life balance.

  • work-life balance

The Problem with “Work-Life Balance”

By |February 6th, 2018|Categories: Inspiration|Tags: , , , |

It's worth rethinking using the term work-life balance and instead coming up with another honest, more realistic goal to aspire to attain.

5 Female Executives Outspoken about the Value of Flexible Work

By |January 18th, 2018|Categories: Business Case for Work Flexibility|Tags: , , , , |

These five female executives have been outspoken about the need for flexible work—for working parents, for people with health issues… for everyone.

  • military families

Survey: Military Families Face Many Challenges; Flexibility Could Help

By |January 2nd, 2018|Categories: Research Related to Work Flexibility|Tags: , , , |

For military families, work flexibility may be an absolute necessity, as a recent report from Blue Star Families highlights.

  • jobsharing

Take 5: Irenka Krone-Germann and Mirko Humbert on Jobsharing and Flexibility

By |October 19th, 2017|Categories: Expert Interviews, Job Sharing|Tags: , , , , |

Irenka Krone-Germann and Mirko Humbert are preparing for the 2nd International Colloquium on Job Sharing, scheduled for Nov. 6 in Basel, Switzerland.

  • flexible working

Take 5: Heejung Chung on Work Autonomy, Flexible Working, and Work-Life Balance

By |August 28th, 2017|Categories: Expert Interviews, Research Related to Work Flexibility|Tags: , , , , |

Dr. Heejung Chung is a labor market and welfare state researcher and professor in sociology and social policy at the University of Kent, United Kingdom.

Why We Want Work Flexibility: Work-Life Balance

By |March 22nd, 2017|Categories: Why We Want Work Flexibility|Tags: , , , , |

In order to have work-life balance, your work life and your personal life have to work together, literally, hand in hand. That requires flexibility.