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Do You Need Ideas For Balancing Your Work With Your Life?

Do You Need Ideas For Balancing Your Work With Your Life? | Work-Life Balance | Scoop.it
The answer to work-life balance is not creating more hours in the day, learning productivity tools, or adhering to a specific ratio of work versus life hours.
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Two thirds of unpaid carers don't expect to have a holiday this year

Two thirds of unpaid carers don't expect to have a holiday this year | Work-Life Balance | Scoop.it
7 million people are unpaid carers in the UK but as the schools break up for the summer and families go on holiday, two thirds of those carers say they don't expect to go on holiday this year.
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5 Strategies to Build a Fun Work Culture That's Also Productive

5 Strategies to Build a Fun Work Culture That's Also Productive | Work-Life Balance | Scoop.it
Happy employees work harder, so give them flexibility, recognition, and yes, breaks.
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British workers want flexible working - but only 6% of job ads offer it

British workers want flexible working - but only 6% of job ads offer it | Work-Life Balance | Scoop.it
Research finds London is the worst, and Scotland is the best place to find decent-paying, flexible work
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4 tips for improving employee engagement through greater flexibility

4 tips for improving employee engagement through greater flexibility | Work-Life Balance | Scoop.it
Every company has a clear vested interest in improving employee retention and productivity, and they're slowly discovering new and innovative strategies for how to do it. The old methods don't work...
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People Who Volunteer Are Happier With Their Work-Life Balance

People Who Volunteer Are Happier With Their Work-Life Balance | Work-Life Balance | Scoop.it
Giving your time away can have strangely positive consequences.
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Flexible Work: Nice, if You Can Get It

Flexible Work: Nice, if You Can Get It | Work-Life Balance | Scoop.it
Flexible work arrangements have helped Op-Talk readers care for their families and themselves. But some say their schedules have no flexibility at all.
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The Realities of Work-life Balance |

The Realities of Work-life Balance | | Work-Life Balance | Scoop.it
This blog talks about the realities we need know about work-life balance.
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The Secret to Work Life Balance • ikirigin

The Secret to Work Life Balance • ikirigin | Work-Life Balance | Scoop.it
I don’t like most discussions around “Work Life Balance” because so much advice is just personal experience. The problem with giving advice via personal experience is that it doesn’t necessarily apply to everyone.
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Five Ways You Can Promote Gender Equality in Your Workplace

Five Ways You Can Promote Gender Equality in Your Workplace | Work-Life Balance | Scoop.it
With the help of Kumpf, UNDP and the UN Foundation, I have compiled a list of some easy ways that you can take action today to help "paint the world orange" and promote gender equality in your workplace....

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Gender inequality is an unfortunate dilemma that our workplace(s) offer and we do need to stop and think about what we're allowing people to do these things to women and the minority. This is sad because women, especially minority women, have to work twice as hard as white women because so many people hold racial biases and were raised to believe the minority are bad, which is not true. White, brown, beige, it doesn't matter who you are, we're all capable of the same things...

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6 Ways to Ask Your Boss for Better Work-Life Balance

6 Ways to Ask Your Boss for Better Work-Life Balance | Work-Life Balance | Scoop.it
Unless you're self-employed, the only way to improve your work-life balance is to ask. Get your boss to say yes with this clear plan.
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A study has found that family carers are often unaware of their rights to assessment and care

A study has found that family carers are often unaware of their rights to assessment and care | Work-Life Balance | Scoop.it
A study has found that family carers are often unaware of their rights to assessment and care. We talk to one of the lead researchers about the implication for practice.
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14 Fatal Mistakes You're Making At Work Today - Forbes

14 Fatal Mistakes You're Making At Work Today - Forbes | Work-Life Balance | Scoop.it
Is what you’re doing at work today really the best thing for both your company and for you? Spare a few moments to gain some work perspective. You might discover you’re making some fatal mistakes, or even fourteen.
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Having better work-life balance 'driving us to change jobs'

Having better work-life balance 'driving us to change jobs' | Work-Life Balance | Scoop.it
ACHIEVING a better work-life balance is more important when changing jobs than salary and promotion, according to new research.
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Why following this professional 'rule' is getting in the way of workplace ... - Business Insider

Why following this professional 'rule' is getting in the way of workplace ... - Business Insider | Work-Life Balance | Scoop.it
By maintaining the illusion that people don't have priorities outside the office, we're reinforcing a system that's already broken.
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Businesses 'risk losing key talent' by ignoring carers at work

Businesses ‘risk losing key talent’ by ignoring carers at work
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Do we need EU rules on maternity leave?

Parliament wants a better deal for families, but does that mean the EU regulating the length of maternity leave? Or should we be talking about parental leave?
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Maternity and paternity leave in the EU

Maternity and paternity leave in the EU | Work-Life Balance | Scoop.it
Written by Ulla Jurviste, Martina Prpic and Giulio Sabbati Updated in February 2015 In light of the recent developments regarding the issue of maternity leave, EPRS has published an infographic whi...
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The Missing Link to Work-Life Balance: Play

The Missing Link to Work-Life Balance: Play | Work-Life Balance | Scoop.it
One of the most effective strategies for work-life balance and stress management is a taboo for adults: play.
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Resolving to achieve work-life balance: Next steps

Resolving to achieve work-life balance: Next steps | Work-Life Balance | Scoop.it
Working flexibility helps promote work-life balance but it requires finding new ways of approaching old tasks.
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Life-Work balance; employers and employees need to get their priorities straight

Life-Work balance; employers and employees need to get their priorities straight | Work-Life Balance | Scoop.it
“Once upon a time, work took place outside of the home during designated hours. Today, that world is a fairy tale” – Ron Friedman, CNN
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6 Tips to Improve Your Work-Life Balance

6 Tips to Improve Your Work-Life Balance | Work-Life Balance | Scoop.it
Use these 6 tips to improve your work-life balance and achieve greater success in your career, business, and personal life.
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Home working on the rise as mobile devices aid flexibility

Home working on the rise as mobile devices aid flexibility | Work-Life Balance | Scoop.it
Major Intel and Dell study finds perception of home working shifting
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Academia for women: short maternity leave, few part-time roles and lower pay - The Guardian

Academia for women: short maternity leave, few part-time roles and lower pay - The Guardian | Work-Life Balance | Scoop.it
Equality Challenge Unit figures reveal a dismal picture for female academics with the continued dominance of men in the sector
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Survey: Majority of men want flexible work - Washington Post

Survey: Majority of men want flexible work - Washington Post | Work-Life Balance | Scoop.it
A majority of men surveyed value and feel comfortable and supported working flexible schedules
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