Work-life Balance

What Makes A Good Life? Researchers Turn To World To Find Out

<b>Follow CBSMIAMI.COM:</b> <b>Facebook | Twitter</b><p>MIAMI (CBSMiami) — What would you define as a good life?<p>A new report by the OECD tries to answer that question …

Miami

Poll finds law firms using blunt measures for rewarding staff

A new survey of the legal profession has found significant differences between how solicitors are assessed and how they are rewarded.<p>The poll, …

Law (UK)

Steve Kerr: ‘It’s very important to keep that work-life balance in coaching’

TORONTO — Charlotte head coach <b>Steve Clifford</b>’s recent hiatus from the bench reinforced to Warriors head coach <b>Steve Kerr</b> the importance of work-life balance.<p>Clifford is set to return to Hornets practice Tuesday after missing roughly five weeks to deal with severe headaches. After consulting with …

Basketball

Qantas fined $6000 for changing rosters without agreement

The airline's customer centre in Auckland changed its fixed roster to a more irregular one, because it claimed that would achieve work life balance. …

New Zealand News

Is work-life balance for physicians a unicorn?

This discussion is something I’ve tossed around in my head for awhile. As I have gone back and forth on the topic, I decided to debate myself while I …

Health Care

It's Time To Kill The Fantasy That Is Work-Life Balance

In an interview with CNN’s Christine Romans, Martha Stewart said work-life balance didn’t work for her. “It’s one of the most difficult things to do; that balance, which is so elusive to most of us. It didn’t work for me. I thought, ‘Oh, I can do it; I can do all of that.’ I had to sacrifice a …

Psychology

The teacher's sharing economy gave me work-life balance

During my first few years in the classroom, I commuted and worked 10-hour days before arriving home where I continued to grade papers and plan …

Entrepreneurship

Physician Burnout: Simple Steps to Improving Well-being

Watch physician well-being advocate Cliff Knight, MD, FAAFP, AAFP Senior Vice-President for Education, as he interviews author and wellness advocate …

Wellness

The No. 1 job in America if you want high pay and work-life balance is …

Looking for high salaries, a promising future, low stress and a lot of work-life balance? Here are the jobs that deliver<p>Work can work for your …

Careers

The bright spot in India’s dismal job market: freelancing

Indians with full-time jobs may be struggling to retain their positions or find new ones, but freelancers in Asia’s third-largest economy seem to be on a roll.<p>Over 40% of Indian freelancers surveyed by e-payments firm PayPal saw their businesses grow “very fast” in the last year.<p>The survey covered …

Business

The Trait That Made You Successful Might Also Be Preventing You From Having Work-Life Balance

The detrimental effects of trying to be a work-life superhero and thinking you can do everything.<p>There's a lot written about what makes people successful, from mindset to daily habits to shared traits successful leaders have.<p>From a work-life balance perspective, though, what are the potential down …

Success

Japan May Have Finally Figured Out Work-Life Balance, Thanks to These Purple 'Embarrassment Capes'

An IT firm in Tokyo, Japan, is turning to purple "embarrassment" capes as a way of curbing their workaholic culture.<p>As <i>NBC News</i> reports, the firm …

Lifestyle

Achieve Better Work-Life Balance to Unlock These 4 Benefits

The benefits of work-life balance include more productive, creative, and loyal employees.<p>Only 53 percent of workers say their employer values work-life balance, and only 43 percent say their employers offer programs and policies that allow for flexibility, according to a 2016 survey from the …

The Workplace

This Is What Millennials Value Most in a Job and Why

Millennials value work-life balance over meaningful work and job progression. Here are four reasons why Millennials want to achieve better work-life balance.<p>In the past, work was a location. Today, work has shifted from a place to a space. The technology shift from fixed communications to mobile …

The Workplace

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Study Reveals The Secret to Achieving Your Work-Life Balance (And It Has Nothing to Do With Productivity)

A two-word answer that all successful people get.<p>We're all searching for that sweet work life balance in our careers.<p>But let me tell you something: most people miss the point about work-life balance. Just Google and you will see all these articles about work life balance tips....Don't eat your …

Happiness

Work Hard, Play Hard

For senior level executives, detaching from work can often prove quite difficult. Atlanta Braves executive Mike Plant and his family know all too …

Lambeau Field

If You Don't Clearly Define Work-Life Balance For Yourself, You Might Never Get It

Without a clearly defined vision for work-life balance, you won't get the balance you may be looking for in 2018. I realized I didn't have one, so I figured out a way to get really clear about what I wanted and what trade-offs I was willing to make. It has helped significantly.<p>Recently, much has …

The Workplace

Did This Employee Take Work-Life Balance Too Far?

Dear Liz,<p>I have a problem with one of my employees. She’s a terrific employee and I’m glad she’s on my team, but she’s driving me crazy right now.<p>“Lisa” joined the company a year ago in an administrative role and got promoted to a project manager position.<p>I became Lisa’s manager in October.<p>At my …

The Workplace

Why it's time to embrace confrontation at work

"Sorry!” – it’s a common phrase that’s often remarked on when discussing British politeness.<p>British people don’t like confrontation – whether at …

Viral

Canadians Working Fewer Hours Before And After Vacation Time: Survey

Canadians are starting to take work-life balance a little more seriously around the holidays, according to a new survey.<p>The study from HR and payroll …

Psychology

Edinburgh restaurant to only open 4 days a week for better work-life balance

HE has cooked for the stars, worked alongside world-famous chefs and there’s a three-month waiting list for his Edinburgh restaurant.<p>But now Stuart …

Edinburgh

These 10 European countries have the best work-life balance

They boast few hours of work each week, a good number of bank holidays and holiday allowance, and plenty of leisure time each day = the dream!<p><b>Many of</b> …

Sweden

These countries have the highest quality of life

What makes for a good life? Good health, education, money, or something else?<p>The OECD attempts to answer this question by looking at a range of …

Sweden

The countries where people work the longest hours

Mexicans work far longer days than anyone else. Germans, on the other hand, clock up the least hours.<p>New data from the Organization for Economic …

The Workplace

Europe’s top 10 countries with the best work-life balance [INFOGRAPHIC]

Having a good work-life balance is one of those things we start appreciating more and more as we grow up. This will depend a lot on our own decisions …

The Workplace

South Korea’s play culture is a dark symptom of overwork

If there was a prize for the most stressed-out nation in the world, South Korea would make a good contender.<p>In South Korea, work and play are taken to extremes. South Korean adults work the second-longest hours but earn less-than-average pay compared to other nations in the Organization for …

Big Ideas

What is Work Life Balance?

It’s easy to get caught up in terms like work life balance. We talk about it at work. We talk about it as entrepreneurs. Everyone wants to find a way …

The Workplace

3 Ways Early-Career Entrepreneurs Can Master Their Work-Life Integration

Millennials aren't settling for their grandparent's definition of work-life balance, and many entering the workforce envision entrepreneurship as the key to a flexible schedule.<p><i>By Kelly Ehlers, President of Ideas That Evoke.</i><p>Being your own boss isn't as simple as it seems on paper, and entrepreneurs …

Entrepreneurship

Robots are going to turbo charge one of society’s biggest problems

The greater adoption of robots in the workplace is heralded as a way to usher greater business efficiency, productivity, and better paid jobs, which in turn will boost the economy. However, the more jobs are automated, the more the gender wage gap will be exasperated, warns a think tank.<p>The …

Robots