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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,...

2013-07-01 23:19:38

A recent article highlights the value in work and life balance, a stress reliever George David Keaton promotes in his coaching relationships. New York, New York (PRWEB) July 01, 2013 A current article in The Huffington Post advocates one of George David Keaton’s primary coaching “must-haves” – a successful work-life balance. The report mentions that achieving this delicate balance is a life-saver, especially because it only seems to become more and more difficult to complete...

2013-07-01 23:17:28

The Innovation of the Year Award honors organizations and individuals who implement an innovation in a service or product in EAP delivery or practice. Raleigh, NC (PRWEB) July 01, 2013 Workplace Options, a global employee effectiveness company and work-life services provider, was awarded the 2013 Innovation of the Year Award for its Global Website, a customizable, multilingual website that provides access to its employee support service, information about related benefits and relevant...

2013-06-27 23:41:51

A national poll by Workplace Options suggests U.S. workers are in support of health insurance for same-sex couples, but don’t believe their employers offer them. Raleigh, NC (PRWEB) June 26, 2013 With a Supreme Court ruling on the Defense of Marriage Act expected any day now, millions of gay and lesbian Americans await a decision that will greatly affect their personal lives. But what about their work lives? A new poll, commissioned by employee effectiveness and work-life services...


Word of the Day
endocarp
  • The hard inner (usually woody) layer of the pericarp of some fruits (as peaches or plums or cherries or olives) that contains the seed.
This word comes from the Greek 'endon,' in, within, plus the Greek 'kardia,' heart.
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