Wellbeing

Six New Year's Resolutions for Employers

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Six New Year's Resolutions for Employers
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Huffington Post
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Robin Hardman

This year I’ve written some resolutions. The twist is, they’re not for me. They’re for employers. Specifically, they’re for all those employers out there who haven’t yet figured out that work doesn’t always have to be drudgery, that turnover doesn’t always have to be sky-high, and that it’s not only possible for a more humane work environment to co-exist with profits, it’s probable. 

Register for Webinar: An Introduction to the Community-Based Healthy Marriage and Responsible Fatherhood Workforce Strategy

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Announcement
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Register for Webinar: An Introduction to the Community-Based Healthy Marriage and Responsible Fatherhood Workforce Strategy
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Self-Sufficiency Research Clearinghouse
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Self-Sufficiency Research Clearinghouse

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Event: An Introduction to the Community-Based Healthy Marriage and  Responsible Fatherhood Workforce Strategy

Sponsor: OPRE Self-Sufficiency Research Clearinghouse (SSRC)

Stressed, Tired, Rushed: A Portrait of the Modern Family

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News Article
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Stressed, Tired, Rushed: A Portrait of the Modern Family
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New York Times
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Monique Valcour, PhD CPCC

GWO2016 CfA: Parenthood Penalties: Childcare Provision - Gendered Costs, Opportunities and Effects

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Call for Papers
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GWO2016 CfA: Parenthood Penalties: Childcare Provision - Gendered Costs, Opportunities and Effects
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Gender, Work and Organization Conference, 2016
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Jana Javornik, Leeds

CALL FOR ABSTRACTS: Parenthood Penalties: Childcare Provision - Gendered Costs, O

The Research Is Clear: Long Hours Backfire for People and for Companies

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News Article
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The Research Is Clear: Long Hours Backfire for People and for Companies
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Harvard Business Review Blog Network
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Judi Casey

"In sum, the story of overwork is literally a story of diminishing returns: keep overworking, and you'll progressively work more stupidly on tasks that are increasingly meaningless."

Seeking Work-Family Experts

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Announcement
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Seeking Work-Family Experts
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Research

Our research team is creating an index that measures an occupation’s family-friendliness based on O*NET job characteristics.

Mental Health in the Workplace: How We Can Move Beyond Stigma

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News Article
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Mental Health in the Workplace: How We Can Move Beyond Stigma
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Knowledge@Wharton

Vacation Commitment Summit - June 15th in New York City

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Conference
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Vacation Commitment Summit - June 15th in New York City
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Take Back Your Time
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Monique Valcour/EDHEC Business School

The Vacation Commitment Summit, hosted by Take Back Your Time, will be a gathering of leaders in business, academia and media to discuss the challenges relating to overwork, over-scheduling and time famine in the U.S. The Summit is also designed to develop strategies to help encourage people to take their vacation by promoting a new perspective on the value of taking time off.

Have A Hard Time Getting Away From Work? Here’s How To Make Sure Your Vacation Actually Feels Like One

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Have A Hard Time Getting Away From Work? Here’s How To Make Sure Your Vacation Actually Feels Like One
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Washington Post
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Monique Valcour/EDHEC Business School

Brigid Schulte interviews Jessica DeGroot of ThirdPath Institute. Check out this great checklist of actions you can take to make sure that you get the most out of your vacation.

Work Flexibility Can Improve Mental Health--and the Health of Your Company

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Blog
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Work Flexibility Can Improve Mental Health--and the Health of Your Company
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Huffington Post

Here are four reasons work flexibility is critical for workers' mental health--and why businesses should pay attention.

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