Note from Cali: Please welcome Linda Roundtree, of Roundtree Consulting, as our first guest blogger! With her years of experience and passion for this field, I am honored to have her share her insights. Thanks, Linda! Every year Working Mother magazine publishes a list of the “100 Best Companies for Working Mothers.” This year they […]
Last Call!!! Tuck Business School/Aquent/Work+Life Fit Survey: Please take a minute to complete one or both of the following brief surveys studying new career paths from both the individual and corporate perspectives—Deadline, Thursday, April 19th (to learn more please click here ) Corporate Hiring Manager Survey Link Individual Survey Link Incentive Magazine Q&A – Check […]
Survey Reminder! Individuals and Corporate Hiring Managers–National Workplace and Career Trend Surveys
Joint Partnership—Dartmouth’s Tuck B-School/Aquent/Work+Life Fit, Inc. There is still time for us to hear from you! Whether you are a corporate hiring manager (either in an HR or line position) or an individual who is currently working or who has worked in the past, please take a few minutes to complete the brief surveys below, […]
I am often asked, “Where are companies in terms of work-life flexibility?” My answer is that unlike even five years ago, most companies at least understand that it’s important to offer some kind of flexibility to help employees manage their work and life. However, they have no idea how to operationalize it as part of […]
The National Study of Business Strategy and Workforce Demographics study just released today by the Center for Aging & Work at Boston College offers another piece of evidence that it is critically important for organizations and individuals pull back the lens and broaden the work+life debate to include the need for flexibility across all demographics. […]
But first, check it out…my Workopolis TV interview for Canada’s Report on Business Network (Air date 2/14/07, so scroll down to almost the bottom of the “Thrive at Work” column for the link.) and my interview on The Cranky Middle Manager Show with Wayne Turmel on The Podcast Network (Love new technology!) Back to the […]
I just returned from the national Alliance for Work-Life Progress (AWLP) conference in Phoenix. I, along with four other dedicated work-life experts, received the AWLP’s first Work-Life Rising Star awards. To say that I am honored and humbled doesn’t begin to describe what receiving this award means. Here are the reasons: AWLP and the work […]
One of my primary goals is to expand the work+life conversation to include all of the countless reasons for adjusting your work+life “fit” over the course of your life and career. We hear a lot about the challenges of working while caring for children or an aging relative. We are beginning to talk more about […]
The other day I was on the phone with a colleague who obviously had a terrible cold. She said, “I sound worse than I feel. You know if I had gone into an office today, I would have gotten everyone else sick. Instead I am working from home because I don’t feel sick enough not […]
Breaking Down Stereotype #6–Even though my company supports it, it really isn’t “okay” to use flexibility
Please excuse my absence last week, but sadly we just found out that my mother’s Stage 4 lung cancer has returned. While we aren’t sure exactly what this means, I will share in my Success Magazine blog posting later this week how I’ve begun to rethink my work+life fit and revisit my definition of success […]
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