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Wednesday, September 7, 2011 - 09:43

"Captivate Network, the leading digital media company providing customized, actionable information to millions of on-the-go business professionals throughout North America, has released its latest Captivate Office Pulse survey of more than 670 North American white-collar workers about their attempts to balance their personal and work lives. The research uncovers the profiles of the happiest and unhappiest workers.

Wednesday, September 7, 2011 - 09:25

"Labor Day marks the one year anniversary of the publication of The Custom-Fit Workplace.  I regret to report that we have not yet transformed modern work culture.  The good news,  this Labor Day,  is that, a leading online resource for small business, featured a detailed article about Custom-Fit Work opportunities for Labor Day.

Tuesday, September 6, 2011 - 14:03

"Articles include 'Are You Working Too Hard? A Conversation with Herbert Benson, M.D.'; 'Off-Ramps and On-Ramps: Keeping Talented Women on the Road to Success,' by Sylvia Ann Hewlett and Carolyn Buck Luce; 'Five Strategies of Successful Part-Time Work,' by Vivien Corwin, Thomas B. Lawrence, and Peter J. Frost; and 'How Will You Measure Your Life?' by Clayton M. Christensen.

Tuesday, September 6, 2011 - 09:12

"With kids wailing and the to-do list piling up, relaxing may prove an elusive ideal. Guest host Jacki Lyden discusses work-life balance with Chris Licht, vice president of programming at CBS News and author of What I Learned When I Almost Died; Arnoldo Borjo, a community organizer for the Legal Aid Justice Center in Northern Virginia; and Bertice Berry, sociologist, lecturer and author of A Year to Wellness."

Thursday, September 1, 2011 - 10:49

"In the Boston College Center for Work & Family study The New Dad: Caring Committed and Conflicted we asked fathers how much time they had taken away from work after the birth of their most recent child. More that three-quarters of fathers in the study took off one week or less and only 1 in 100 took more than 4 weeks off.

Thursday, September 1, 2011 - 10:35

"A federal judge's ruling this week that Bloomberg Media Co. did not broadly discriminate against pregnant women and mothers is drawing fire because of the judge's comments that companies do not need to allow for work-life balance."

Thursday, September 1, 2011 - 10:27

"Fat paychecks, light workloads, and endless vacation days don’t necessarily add up to happy employees. In fact, the happiest employees in the U.S. credit their bliss to first-rate employee incentives, ample benefits, career advancement programs, and great work-life balance."

Thursday, September 1, 2011 - 10:22

"According to a recent study in the Journal of Vocational Behaviour, there is a huge disconnect in policy and practice when it comes to corporate flex programs. The study, 'Influences on employee perceptions of organizational work–life support: Signals and resources,' found that even though many companies have flex policies in place, employees aren’t taking advantage of them."

Monday, July 18, 2011 - 10:19

"...Texas Rangers starting pitcher Colby Lewis taking paternity leave to attend the birth of his daughter."