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2013-09-30 23:31:46

Poll from Workplace Options reveals that working Americans are mostly satisfied with boundaries between work and home, but feel uncomfortable taking time off. Raleigh, NC (PRWEB) September 30, 2013 October marks the 10-year anniversary of National Work and Family Month, a time when businesses, advocacy groups, academic institutions and individuals are called upon to strategically think about work-life balance. Are employees happy with their boundaries between work and home? What can...

2013-09-23 23:22:06

A new poll from Workplace Options examines the issues facing elder caregivers, including who shoulders the responsibility for care. Raleigh, NC (PRWEB) September 23, 2013 Today, there are more than seven potential caregivers for every American aged 80 or older, those living in the “high-risk years.” By 2030, that ratio is projected to drop to 4-to-1. By 2050, it will fall to less than 3-to-1. As the Baby Boomer generation ages, Americans are faced with new challenges in providing care...

2013-08-22 23:02:11

Over 1,300 respondents gave feedback on how the fall season affects their job search as well as how flexible job options offer family-friendly time savings and reduce associated costs. Boulder, CO (PRWEB) August 22, 2013 A survey conducted by FlexJobs, the leading site for finding a work/life balance job, found that fall is not just “back to school” time, but it’s also a big “back to work” time in terms of both job-seeking and for work productivity. As kids head to class, 33%...

2013-08-14 23:03:03

Premier supplement company Woodbolt International is among 300 recipients of the prestigious Sloan Awards, which recognize companies for their ability to maintain flexible and efficient work environments. New York, NY (PRWEB) August 14, 2013 It has been said that employee satisfaction is the driving force behind the success of a company. Woodbolt International, leading nutritional supplement company, and innovators of the popular brand, Cellucor, received the prestigious Alfred P. Sloan...

2013-08-12 10:35:05

Although working mothers and fathers are almost as likely to think about family matters throughout the day, only for mothers is this type of mental labor associated with increased stress and negative emotions, according to new research to be presented at the 108th Annual Meeting of the American Sociological Association. "I assume that because mothers bear the major responsibility for childcare and family life, when they think about family matters, they tend to think about the less pleasant...

2013-08-01 23:30:38

Despite the unique challenges of working from home, the number of work-at-home parents is growing. Cultural Care Au Pair, an au pair program that provides in-home childcare to thousands of working parents nationwide, reports that many work-at-home parents choose au pair childcare to overcome these challenges and make work, and life, easier. Cambridge, MA (PRWEB) July 31, 2013 Whether a parent works from home because they run their own business or because their employer, as well as their...

2013-07-23 23:01:23

Working with career expert Alexandra Levit, the top company for finding a job that offers some type of flexibility lists the traits needed to land employment. Boulder, CO (PRWEB) July 23, 2013 Professionals looking for a job that offers work-life balance need to have certain traits to succeed, says business and workplace expert Alexandra Levit. FlexJobs has teamed up with Levit, an author, speaker, and consultant, to find out exactly what helps people land jobs that offer flexibility,...


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