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Wednesday, January 4, 2017 - 12:55

This week, like many of us, I’m thinking ahead. I’m not much of a believer in New Year’s resolutions, and, in any case, the kinds of things I’m thinking about aren’t in my (sole) power to bring about, so these are more along the lines of wishful thinking. Let’s say they might be what I’d be dreaming of if I were just now blowing out the candles on a birthday cake for the nation:

Wednesday, January 4, 2017 - 11:07

Flexible work arrangements (FWAs) present a vehicle for supporting caregiving responsibilities, but have yet to be widely implemented, in part, because of limited support from managers. A study by Stephen Sweet, Marcie Pitt-Catsouphes, and Jacquelyn Boone James examines transformation of manager attitudes toward FWAs in the context of a change initiative.

Tuesday, January 3, 2017 - 13:27

Employees are often afraid to use family-friendly benefits because of perceived stigma, according to a study published earlier this year in the academic journal Personnel Psychology in which 154 firefighters and 440 nurses took part.

Thursday, December 22, 2016 - 12:40

Have you ever noticed what is not “modern” about ABC’s celebrated sitcom Modern Family? Spoiler alert: all of the households in this TV world are headed by a breadwinner father.

Monday, December 19, 2016 - 07:10

With so many articles and media attention focusing on the Millennials, it is incredibly refreshing to speak with Professor Stephen Bevan, Head of HR Research Development at the Institute for Employment Studies, about older workers and our prolonged working lives, and what it means for individuals, employers and governments.

Monday, December 19, 2016 - 07:06

As this year is almost over, it is just the perfect time to start picking out that 2017 to-be-read list you jotted down on the back of your notebook earlier. 2017 promises to be a mind-boggling year in terms of the new work-life integration book releases, but don’t worry even for a moment. We are here to help you sift through the myriad of book offers.

Sunday, December 18, 2016 - 08:18

Our axiom starts like this: companies will have to embrace sooner rather than later a holistic approach to work-life integration if they want to stay competitive. But, how to best translate company work-life policies into practices? And, more importantly, who should be in charge? Download our latest White Paper, Key Trends in the Future of Work - Why Every Organisation Needs a Work-Life Integration Manager, and you'll find the answers.

Tuesday, December 13, 2016 - 13:56