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Tuesday, January 31, 2017 - 13:13

Wellness, including [massage therapy, yoga sessions] and other types of stress-reduction, has been a trend in corporate America for some time now. Some of it is about healthcare cost reduction and some is about reducing burnout. How well these programs actually work is subject to debate. But I do sometimes wonder why employers seem to focus so much on the symptoms (stress and burnout) and so little on the “disease.”

Saturday, January 28, 2017 - 10:40

53% of millennial fathers seek a less stressful job and 48% would take a pay cut in order to get a better work-life balance

Friday, January 27, 2017 - 15:51
Tuesday, January 24, 2017 - 15:06

Many eloquently written books and a huge number of newspaper articles are describing the same big problem with having it all: workplaces are still designed for a breadwinner-homemaker model that is no longer an ideal or an option for most of us. But how can the paradigm shift happen to change this design—to allow real choices for women and men regarding work and family life?

Sunday, January 22, 2017 - 03:20

What are some of the main factors that influence whether we are experiencing work related stress or have a good work-life balance? What does research tell us about the benefits of work-life integration to businesses? We speak with Dr. Erin Kelly of MIT Sloan School of Management about her research and her experiences.

Wednesday, January 18, 2017 - 11:54

A new report from the U.S. Department of Labor highlights the value of flexibility for the millions of working Americans who are also caregivers.

Monday, January 16, 2017 - 14:40

Ian Reynolds is Director of WorkLife and Community Programs in the Office of Work, Life and Engagement at Johns Hopkins. In his position, Ian oversees the delivery of a variety of programs designed to assist faculty and staff achieve healthy worklife effectiveness. These include childcare, backup care, and eldercare services; lifespan workshops; the Breastfeeding Support Program; flexible work arrangements; staff recognition; and housing and relocation support.