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Hot Topics in Work and Family Research

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Hot Topics in Work and Family Research
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Huffington Post
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Judi C Casey

What are the hot topics in work and family research?  Find out based on the sessions from the 2014 WFRN conference.

Written as we celebrate National Work and Family Month.

Leading the Life You Want: Skills for Integrating Work and Life

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Leading the Life You Want: Skills for Integrating Work and Life
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Total Leadership

You’re busy trying to lead a “full” life. But does it really feel full—or are you stretched too thin?

Why TED Has Given All Of Its Employees A Mandatory Two-Week Summer Vacation

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Why TED Has Given All Of Its Employees A Mandatory Two-Week Summer Vacation
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Fast Company

Here's an idea worth spreading: Enforced time off. Now, go share this with your boss.

Crossing Borders: A Mini-Conference on Carework

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Call for Papers
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Crossing Borders: A Mini-Conference on Carework
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Carework Network and Eastern Sociological Society

The Carework Network will be hosting a mini-conference in conjunction with the annual meetings of the Eastern Sociological Society in New York February 26-March 1, 2015. We are seeking submissions related to care work broadly defined, especially those which focus on the conference theme of crossing borders. Topics may include:

·       Immigration and migration and care work

Latest Research: Why Everyone Should Take Vacation

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Latest Research: Why Everyone Should Take Vacation
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Washington Post

If You’re Always Working, You’re Never Working Well

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If You’re Always Working, You’re Never Working Well
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Harvard Business Review Blog Network

"When we accept this new and permanent ambient workload — checking business news in bed or responding to coworkers’ emails during breakfast — we may believe that we are dedicated, tireless workers. But, actually, we’re mostly just getting the small, easy things done. Being busy does not equate to being effective."

No One Should Have to Choose Between Caregiving and Work

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No One Should Have to Choose Between Caregiving and Work
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Harvard Business Review Blog Network

Catalyzing Technology to Support Family Caregiving

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Catalyzing Technology to Support Family Caregiving
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National Alliance for Caregiving

When Work Becomes A Haven From Stress At Home

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When Work Becomes A Haven From Stress At Home
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NPR

Moms who worked full time reported significantly better physical and mental health than moms who worked part time, research involving more than 2,500 mothers found. And mothers who worked part time reported better health than moms who didn't work at all.

Presidential Memorandum -- Enhancing Workplace Flexibilities and Work-Life Program

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Presidential Memorandum -- Enhancing Workplace Flexibilities and Work-Life Program
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The White House

MEMORANDUM FOR THE HEADS OF EXECUTIVE DEPARTMENTS AND AGENCIES 

SUBJECT:      Enhancing Workplace Flexibilities and Work-Life Programs

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