Holidays and Work-Life Balance: Three Important Questions

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Like a partridge headed to a pear tree, the holidays are in full flight. We’ve recently talked about some different ways your organization can serve during this critical time of giving, and hopefully you’ve embraced the spirit of the season. Before it’s too late, we also wanted to remind you of one especially important issue […]

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Work-Life Balance vs. Work-Life Integration

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Semantics? Maybe. Or maybe not. There are certainly merits to both. Companies have success with both philosophies. But which is right for your people? Let’s dive in: A couple definitions In case you’re not familiar with the difference, here’s a basic definition of each philosophy: · Work-Life Balance is a workplace ideal that suggests employees […]

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What we learn about work-life balance from Urban Meyer

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Career success and family success. Can you have both? We might as well ask if you can have your cake and eat it too. Surely, there are limits to this notion, you might be thinking. As the college football season approaches, let’s consider Urban Meyer, one of the most competitive coaches to ever walk the […]

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An Unexpected Employee Benefit to Boost Productivity [VIDEO]

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Do you work well when you’re panicked about paying for a needed surgery? Or worried about having enough to pay your credit card bills? Or wanting to contribute to retirement? No matter how much you try not to let personal problems seep into work and productivity, it’s nearly impossible. Benefits—even seemingly small ones—impact the real lives of […]

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5 Ways HR Can Increase Emotional Intelligence [INFOGRAPHIC]

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People are naturally reactive. It’s why children cry when they don’t get their way. It’s why otherwise professional coworkers rage quit. But, as most adults know, we are able to overcome our natural tendencies (hence, you don’t punch your coworker in the face when they’re two days late on a report). Developing the ability to […]

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Finding and Maintaining a Work-Life Balance

The challenge of achieving a nice work-life balance seems to be more and more difficult these days. The competitiveness of the work force drives many to work harder to ensure security in their job.  While it is important to work hard, it is more beneficial to find the right strike of work-life balance. It’ll improve […]

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