Work-life Balance

Eva Mendes On The ‘Struggles’ Of Being A Working Mom: ‘I Haven’t Figured Out The Balance At All’

Eva Mendes is getting real about being a working mother. The 44 year old mother of two, opened up about work-life balance during an interview with …

Motherhood

Remote work changes how employees live their lives, view work-life balance

One quarter of respondents to a recent LogMeIn survey reported major life decisions depending on the option to work remotely.<p>Remote work is growing …

Remote Working

Stanford expert: One key question can help you reduce stress and avoid workplace regret

If you're skipping vacation time, lack a sense of purpose at work or can't find work-life balance, the solution might be as easy as asking this …

High Blood Pressure

Mimecast Named a Best Place to Work by Boston Business Journal, Battery Ventures and Glassdoor

LEXINGTON, Mass., Sept. 19, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- <b>Mimecast Limited</b> (MIME), a leading email and data security company, was recognized by two …

Employment

This type of worker is the happiest of all

The happiest workers in America aren’t salaried or hourly employees. And they’re certainly not working for tips.<p>They are self-employed folks and freelancers, according to a recent survey. In other words, the happiest workers are those who get to be their own boss.<p>Don’t take our word for it: Last …

Self-employment

The More You Care, the More You Need Self-Care | Inc.com

Burnout, defined as "physical or mental collapse caused by overwork or stress," is a very real possibility for all entrepreneurs. The emotional intensity, long work hours, and high risk can all lead to levels of stress and exhaustion that are overwhelming.<p>Who is most at risk for burnout<p>One study …

Entrepreneurship

Parents are hiring nannies to look after them as well as kids - and they do some bizarre tasks

Hardworking parents who have the cash to splash have been hiring nannies to help out around the home for as long as anyone can remember.<p>Traditional …

PC Gaming

PromptWorks | Senior Software Engineer

About the position<p>As an engineer at PromptWorks, your responsibilities would include:<p>Writing quality software for clients and providing them with …

Open Source Software

Captivate joins forces with Executive Channel Network in international drive

Digital video office network Captivate has formed a strategic partnership with Executive Channel Network (ECN) to grow its audience reach to an …

North America

Women’s place in home line in Constitution an ‘embarrassment’

Oireachtas committee told it ‘diminished women’ rather than recognising unpaid work

Human Rights

The Changing Dynamic Of The American Workforce

In July, the White House published its Pledge to America’s Workers, part of the administration’s new workforce initiative. One interesting quote from the document was this one:<p>“We pledge to invest in both students and workers by providing opportunities for education and training that will help more …

Ernst & Young

Do longer legislated maternity leaves affect a woman’s career?

A new study in the <i>Journal of Applied Psychology</i> looked at the underlying negative effects of longer legislated maternity leaves on a woman’s …

Personal Finance (Canada)

If women weren't already put off a career in politics, the plight of Bodyguard's Julia Montague will certainly do it

If women needed any more reasons to be put off politics, episode three of <i>Bodyguard</i> was probably it.<p>Tony Blair may have got away with the Iraq War, …

Opinion (UK)

Students want to pursue law to give back but are discouraged by high costs

Undergraduates considering a law degree are motivated by a desire to contribute to the public good, but high costs and work-life balance concerns …

Law School

9 Companies That Want You to Travel — and Will Pay You to Do It

These companies really help you customize your work-life balance.<p>Believe it or not, there are some companies that will actually help their employees …

Employment

4 Smart Habits That Will Bring Your Career to the Next Level as an Entrepreneur

<i>What are some good tips for entrepreneurs who want to take the next step in their careers? originally appeared on Quora:</i> <i>the place to gain and share knowledge, empowering people to learn from others and better understand the world</i>.<p><b>Answer by Caryn Seidman Becker, Co-Founder and CEO of CLEAR, on Quora:</b><p>…

Entrepreneurship

This is the ultimate anti-open office

Work & Co’s new Portland, Oregon, office is proof that not all open plan offices are miserable hellholes.<p>Open offices are here to stay, regardless of the science that decries them. That’s because, like it or not, they’re the most cost-efficient way to cram as many employees as possible into a …

Business

Why this female CEO is buying back her company from investors

Jessica Rovello and her cofounder and husband Kenny Rosenblatt is taking back Arkadium into their own hands.<p>Jessica Rovello is frustrated. The CEO and cofounder of Arkadium, the gaming company that works with publishers such as Time, Gannett, CNN, and TMZ among others, says, “This moniker of …

Investing

Employees’ top 10 job concerns

Having problems finding a work-life balance, office politics bothering you? These concerns are completely normal, according to LinkedIn. The company’s survey ranked the top 10 concerns of employees in the workplace. Here they are.<p>1. Finding work-life balance<p>2. Managing workload<p>3. Dealing with …

Top 10

The 5 types of mentors you need in your life

<i>iStock</i><p>Here’s how to assemble your personal dream team, with tips from business expert Anthony Tjan.<p>Everyone can use a mentor. Scratch that — as it …

TED Talks

Why You Need to Ditch Your Cellphone at Work

<i>This article originally appeared on InHerSight.com, a website where women rate the female friendliness of their employers and get matched to</i> …

St. Louis

5 Working Moms Plagued by Guilt Get the Surprise Reminder We All Need

Sunday, September 16, is National Working Parents Day, and to celebrate, we’ve got the perfect video, guaranteed to make you cry a bucket of happy …

Motherhood

Did your employer make the list of best US companies to work for?

Companies have a vested interest in keeping their employees happy. Studies show that employee satisfaction is linked to performance, which permeates through every aspect of a business and can mean the difference between success and failure. While employee satisfaction should be the cornerstone of …

Money

LA recycling business gives second chances to electronics, ex-cons

Many people would throw in the towel after watching the small business into which they poured their blood, sweat and tears literally go up in flames. But not Kabira Stokes.<p>The 40-year-old founder and CEO of Homeboy Electronics Recycling, which breaks down gadgets to refurbish or to resell as …

Los Angeles

The Best Way To Manage Stress For Your Personality Type

Americans are in serious need of a vacation (salt cave date, anyone?). According to the American Psychological Association, 80 percent of Americans …

Personality

Opinion | Forget trying to balance your professional and personal life. Look for work-life synergy instead

Include some healthy, relaxing habits into your schedule. Photo: iStock<p>Work-life balance” is a term that you hear long before you enter the …

Business (India)

Simple tricks to make the most of your existing strengths

Whether you have your sights on career enhancement or a new career entirely, these hacks will maximise your talents.<p>You don't need to be Liam Neeson …

Columbia University

Medical profession at 'crisis point', warns GMC manslaughter review chair

In a progress update published by the GMC, Dr Leslie Hamilton - who replaced Dame Clare Marx as chair of the independent review in July - warned that …

NHS

Whole new world to fixing birth rate woes

By , Associate Professor, Divisions of Social Science and Public Policy and Faculty Associate, Institute for Emerging Market Studies, HKUST<p>Many …

News (Hong Kong)

Back to the Grind: Business Help in this Month’s Podcasts #sponsored

It’s time to get back to school or the office after all your summer fun. But don’t worry, Legal Talk Network has some fun and informative podcasts to …

Podcasting