Work-Family Balance

  • Considering a Move? 10 Best Cities for Families Who Are Relocating

    Americans are a mobile society. Long gone are the days when people resided all their lives in the same location. Employment needs, the growth of an aging population and educational opportunities are contributing factors to finding the perfect spot to...
    By Olivia Emisar August 9, 2011 

  • My Two Workaholics: Looking Critically at Our TV Work Role Models

    It's Sunday morning. The family is at the beach. The sun is out. The coffee has been brewed, and you are in your office. While this sort of behavior is fine once in a while, if your life resembles that of some of the TV show workaholics I will discuss...
    By Ronda Bowen July 12, 2011 

  • Balancing Demands of Work and Family

    You've heard that your family is your most important responsibility in life, but you need your job to take care of your family. Balancing demands of work and family is one of the biggest challenges in our day. Here we look at some ways to help you...
    By Bruce Tyson June 29, 2011 


  • 10 Great Hobbies for Retired Workaholics

    We inaccurately use the words "workaholic" and "Type A" personality interchangeably. A workaholic will need more than hobbies in order to be fulfilled in his retirement while a Type A personality may be more inclined to hobbies when he...
    By Olivia Emisar June 27, 2011 

  • Tips for Boosting Your Energy at Work

    Americans are not tired, they are exhausted! We work and commute longer hours than any other industrialized country. The current economy keeps people's minds reeling in the middle of the night with worry and anxiety sapping them of needed energy...
    By Olivia Emisar June 23, 2011 

  • The Best Type of Work Schedule

    A flexible work schedule allows an employee to select work hours within agreed upon limits. A regular work schedule has the normal 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. or other standard shift. Which one is for you? Compare the advantages and disadvantages of a regular...
    By N Nayab June 22, 2011 


  • Enjoying Life After Retirement

    Retirement is where fantasy and reality converge and have a battle of wills to reign supreme. Being happy at retirement after a successful career can become a challenge without proper planning, preparation and a willingness to compromise.
    By Olivia Emisar June 21, 2011 

  • Finding a Job With Flexible Hours

    Having a steady job with a set paycheck may not be enough in these economic times. Looking for work in a different field to supplement income or to make a complete lifestyle change? Some options include online jobs and jobs in sales that only require...
    By Olivia Emisar June 15, 2011 

  • Benefits and Consequences of Working Long Hour Shifts

    Money and steady employment go hand-in-hand with 24/7 work shifts. We have become accustomed to expect overtime pay when working more than 40 hours a week while working shifts in various industries. For some, the pros outweigh the cons, while for...
    By Olivia Emisar June 15, 2011 

  • Fitting Exercise Into Your Work Schedule

    Fitness experts all agree that healthy employees have more energy, focus and stamina for a long day's work. The best way to fit exercise into a work schedule is convenience; exercising when and where you can before, after and during your work...
    By Deborah Walstad June 15, 2011 
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