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Set an Example of Work-Life Balance for Your Employees to Follow

In January, we polled our readers about their top professional goals for 2018 and with 23% of the votes “focus more on work-life balance” was the top result. Unfortunately, for many workers, that’s much easier said than done. From fear of falling behind or missing deadline to worrying about how they will be perceived if […]

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Question of the Month: What Are the Most Effective Ways You Deal with Work-Related Stress?

Question of the Month: What Are the Most Effective Ways You Deal with Work-Related Stress?

According to the research from the American Psychological Association, the 61% of people say work is a common source of stress in their lives. This research may not surprise most workers, given how big a role jobs play in our lives. Although many companies recognize the need for stress awareness programs and take an active […]

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The Results Are In: “Focus on Work-Life Balance” Top Professional Goal for 2018

In January, we asked our readers what type of personal, professional goals they set for themselves for the new year, and with 23% of the votes, “Focus more on work-life balance” was the top result. Coming in second with nearly 12% of the votes each, respondents said they want to “Expand their professional network” and […]

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TED Talk: Why Our Screens Make Us Less Happy

Very few of us can go throughout our day without interacting with a screen. From TV to smartphones to work computers, we’re all getting more than our fair share of screen time—the effects of which are becoming more understood as technology continues to advance. Check out this recent TED Talk featuring psychologist Adam Alter for […]

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Pros and Cons of Technology’s Impact on Work-life Balance

There are very few parts of life that remain untouched by technology in one way or another. From medicine to autonomous cars, we’re advancing at breakneck speed, and in many ways, our lives are greatly improved because of it. In the workplace, advances in technology allow us to work in new ways that weren’t possible […]

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7 Questions to Assess Your Employees’ Job Satisfaction and Work-life Balance

In a busy workplace, it’s easy to get so focused on deadlines and productivity that you forget to consider how it’s impacting your employees. The most engaged employees are the ones who have their work and personal lives in sync. On the other hand, those who feel like one is dragging down the other are […]

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What Would You Do With a Mid-Career “Gap Year?”

We’re entering graduation season and high school seniors everywhere are counting down the days to a major milestone and preparing to start the next phase of their lives. For many, that next step may be going to college or a career technical school to learn the skills they need to build a career. Some may […]

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