work-life balance


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work-life balance

the idea that the demands of work and domestic life be balanced so as to optimize the well being of employees and their families. Specifically initiatives in this area are targeted at reducing excessive working hours. See PRESENTEEISM, WORKING TIME.
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It showed that 39% of women in employment feel frustrated about having to sacrifice salary and moving up the career ladder in order to ensure the right work-life balance in raising a family.
Four broad categories associated with work-life balance: role overload, work-to-family interference, family-to-work interference and caregiver strain.
Work-life balance refers to effectively managing professional and personal activities paid work and the other activities people find important outside of work.
Reducing stress to increase performance in all aspects of life -- including one's job -- is the ultimate goal of work-life balance. MENA employers are playing an active role in the wellbeing of their employees -- 74% survey respondents said that their leadership respects their time and work-life balance and 79% say that they have time to exercise and take care of their health and 77% have time to pursue their hobbies and passions.
In a statement, Monster Philippines said nearly two thirds or 65 percent of working professionals in the country said they were 'generally satisfied with their current work-life balance' but 28 percent of workers surveyed said they would like more options to spend time with friends and family.
For 59 percent of Filipino professionals, having flexible working hours is a key aspect of work-life balance.
Mahabis founder Ankur Shah said: "The stresses and strains of modern life has seen people's work-life balance suffer, and this is particularly true in the UK."
Research by jobs site Glassdoor found thatGatesheadenergy management consultancy Northern Gas and Power was the highest-rated firm for work-life balance, based on feedback from staff working at more than 60,000 companies around the country.
In recent year the number of studies has address Work-life balance with different perspective, because it is one of the most challenging issues being faced by the employees in the 21st century.
Ensuring a healthy work-life balance can be very challenging for full-time professionals.
Interestingly, it seems like it is not only the number of hours spent at work that lead to a high satisfaction with work-life balance, as the latest Expat Insider survey reveals.