Get tips on balancing work and family with Bright Hub’s expert articles, guides and time management techniques. In order to be successful at work and spend quality time with family, stress management is a necessity. Get tips on managing your time and stress at work and not letting work time impede on family time. Also find lists of the best companies to work for with great family benefits as well as advice on relocation, going to school and work at the same time and other tips!
Learn how to stop fighting the demands of career and other commitments and enjoy both more. It is possible to have a successful career and a fulfilling life. You just need to learn to make the best choices. Here’s some advice to help you make those choices easier.
Job change concerns by a hiring manager may shift your otherwise stellar resume from the inbox to the circular file. How can you make it past the resume screening if your work history shows a fair amount of job hopping? In addition, how do you address these concerns in an interview?
Do you have a spouse that keeps changing jobs, or are you yourself guilty of this stressful behavior? Learn about the damaging effects of changing jobs too frequently, as well as why your family might be feeling more stress than you are. Also included are our great tips for sticking with a job!
How can you figure out when there is a correlation between family and missing work? At what point do problems in your personal life begin to threaten your professional one? There are a few key ways to figure out if there is a genuine problem, and a few steps you can take to fix the problem.
There are many pros and cons of getting a new job before a new house, but it often depends on your circumstances. Are you taking a risk, or doing the right thing? We examine why some people should not consider changing jobs after buying a house, as well as when it’s a good idea to do so.
Keeping in touch with your kids while you work isn’t easy. Between deadlines and meetings, you might find that it is hard to touch base with your children. Why not check out these fantastic tips to open up the lines of communication with your kids while not hampering your progress at work!
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 call home. At least for a while.
Military families relocate at a moment’s notice on a regular basis and their children go through the same feelings of leaving friends behind as any other child from any other family. One of the main advantages in the military is preparation and consistency in the relocation process. We can do that!
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, you might want to rethink your life’s balance.
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 is bored or whenever there is “down time” in his daily life.
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.
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 work schedule vs flex time before you decide.
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.
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 day.
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 others, the reverse is true.
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 a computer with Internet connection and a phone.
Although free help for single working parents may seem hard to come by, there are a number of resources to look into if you need childcare assistance. Whether you’re putting in overtime at the office, seeking companies with daycare on-site, or working from home with children, these tips can help.
Stress management is important for most professionals and others who lead a busy lifestyle, and more so for working parents who have to balance their work and life responsibilities. Read on for top stress management tips for working parents.