Work/Life Balance

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Nov 06, 2018
The Work-Life Imbalance Report (Workfront, April 2015)

https://www.workfront.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/5/2015/04/workfront-work-life-imbalance-report.pdf

This survey was conducted online within the United States between February 3-5, 2015 among 2,016 adults (aged 18 and over), among whom 610 were employed full time in a typical 9-5 schedule, by Harris Poll on behalf of Workfront via its Quick Query omnibus product.

Source: Workfront

Jan 02, 2018
Balancing Work and Caregiving

https://www.aarp.org/caregiving/life-balance/info-2017/balancing-demands-ag.html

AARP's Amy Goyer, one of the 61 percent of caregivers age 50+ that also work, offers advice.

Source: AARP

Aug 17, 2017
Working Conditions in the United States Results of the 2015 American Working Conditions Survey

https://www.rand.org/pubs/research_reports/RR2014.html

This report introduces the American Working Conditions Survey (AWCS), a survey of individuals designed to collect detailed information on a broad range of working conditions in the American workplace.

Source: Rand

May 01, 2016
Work-Family Conflict, Family-Supportive Supervisor Behaviors (FSSB), and Sleep Outcomes

http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4145734/

This study, performed by Tori L. Crain, Leslie B. Hammer, and Orfeu M. Buxton, evaluated the relationships among work-family conflict, FSSB, and sleep outcomes within the COR framework.

Source: NCBI

Jul 01, 2013
Supporting Employees with Eldercare Needs: What Employers Can Do

http://www.caregiverslibrary.org/portals/0/chart_what_employers_can_do.pdf

Adapted from Neal, M. B. Chapman, N.J. Ingersoll-Dayton, B., & Emlen, A.C. (1993). Balancing Work and Caregiving for Children, Adults, and Elders, 2001.

Source: National Caregivers Library

Feb 01, 2012
Perception, Work-Life Balance Key Factors in Workplace Safety, Study Says

https://ohsonline.com/articles/2012/02/21/perception-worklife-balance-key-factors-in-workplace-safety-study-says.aspx?admgarea=news.

Companies that run in a smooth and effective manner and have minimal constraints on worker performance can decrease injuries by 38 percent as worker opinions improve, according to survey results.

Source: OH&S

Nov 01, 2008
Workplace Flexibility Case Studies

http://wfnetwork.bc.edu/template.php?name=casestudy

Case studies on various workplace flexibility arrangements are reviewed as provided by the Sloan Work and Family Network.

Source: Work and Family Research Network

Oct 01, 2008
CCOHS OSH Answers: Work/Life Balance

http://www.ccohs.ca/oshanswers/psychosocial/worklife_balance.html

here are often two main aspects associated with work/life balance – the first is lack of time and scheduling conflicts, and the other is feeling overwhelmed, overloaded or stressed by the pressures of multiple roles.

Source: CCOHS