frustrated working parent or career-loving parent?

Working Parent or Career-Loving Parent?

Estimated reading time: The dynamics of work and family have shifted dramatically in my lifetime. Today, more parents than ever juggle jobs and family responsibilities. For most, this is an economic necessity, a by-product of a rising cost of living and stagnant wages*. And for many — especially those who …

Work-life balance secret: Bring your whole self to work by finding what motivates you

Work-Life Balance Secret: Bring Your Whole Self to Work by Finding What Motivates You

Estimated reading time: Once upon a time, many years ago, I worked with an unhappy woman. We’ll call her Sheila — because that’s her name. Sheila worked as a customer service representative, fielding questions about bills and payments from accounts payable clerks at big companies. It was a hard job, …

Photo of Nik Wallenda tightrope walking across Niagara Falls by Dave Pape, licensed under Creative Commons 2.0

It’s the End of National Work & Family Month. What Are You Going to Do About It?

Estimated reading time: Twelve years ago, WorldatWork’s Alliance for Work-Life Progress established October as National Work & Family Month. It is recognized by businesses, academic institutions, federal agencies, members of Congress, work-life advocacy groups and individuals throughout the United States who believe that success at work and at home is not …

Balance Spheres Shows Balanced life Or Equilibrium

Guest Post: Work-Life Balance Defined by Six Important Factors (infographic)

The following is a guest post from Dan McCarthy of Fitness Mentors. In an earlier article, we broke down what “work-life” means as well as “balance” in the sense of the full term. What seems to be a more effective way to influence our thoughts of this label is defining …

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