Where Great Workplaces Start is dedicated to bringing its readers the best information related to human resources, training and development, workplace programs, and much, much more. Each week we like to bring you a variety of posts from around the HR blogosphere from other blogs and news sources. Make sure you check back each week or subscribe to get the most up-to-date HR news and resources. This week’s topics are two that we’ve written about recently: Work/Life Balance and Four-Day Work Weeks. Let’s see what other people are saying about these issues:
- “Babies at Work: Work-Life Balance Overload?” at Jobacle – Is bringing your baby to work really creating work-life balance, or is it the exact opposite?
- “Work life creeping into personal life? Try a battery-only weekend” on Unclutterer – If you’re feeling the pressure of your job on the weekends, try unplugging your computer and working until the battery runs out. Very unique idea.
- “Viewers Share Advice for Work/Life Balance” on Career News – Advice on work/life balance from people that you can relate to…real employees.
- On Balance: Juggling Work and Family by Leslie Morgan Steiner – an entire blog dedicated to work/life balance from a trusted resources, the Washington Post
The Four-Day Work Week
- “Utah Goes Green By Enforcing 4-Day Work Week: Something Gen Y Would Love!” on Lisa’s Generation Relations Blog – Some things to think about, especially if you have young employees
- “Would a four day work week work in higher ed?” – Interesting article and comments about whether or not a four-day work week would be suitable for higher education
- “More employers offer shortened work-week” on HR Recruiting Alert – A bit of a “devil’s advocate” approach to the issue…very good points to consider
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