work-life balance

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Post date: October 3, 2018
The Fall 2018 issue of People + Strategy focuses on living better to lead better. This blog post intended to further the conversation on what it means to change the way we work, live, and engage with our workplace lives. During World War II, the rush to produce munitions in sufficient quantities to...
Post date: December 4, 2018
A hallmark of today’s changing business landscape is the rise of the remote workforce. Companies are warming to this trend because it reduces real estate expense and increases productivity and loyalty when workers can spend time working rather than commuting.  It eases the emotional conflict...
Post date: August 30, 2017
As summer comes to a close and families prepare for back-to-school, making work and life balance—while juggling job expectations and career aspirations, helping with homework or school projects, and attending extracurricular activities—can be a challenge. The growing role of technology in our daily...
Post date: August 6, 2015
 According to a recent Gallup survey, 54 percent of North American employees do not feel engaged at work. The major contributors to engagement are pretty obvious: compensation and benefits, immediate co-worker and reporting relationships, and employee recognition among them. However, there are...
Post date: August 10, 2016
A heavy workload, job pressures—from peers and supervisors—and mobile technology have made it easier for workers to put in office hours even while they’re sitting on a beach. Workations are an all too common occurrence today, and it’s gotten to the point where unplugging doesn’t feel normal anymore...