Corporate

The Difference Between Work-Life Balance and Work-Life Integration

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The Difference Between Work-Life Balance and Work-Life Integration
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Talent Quarterly
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Monique Valcour

Five common myths get in the way of employer support for work-life integration. Making significant and sustained progress requires being willing to examine leaders’ mindsets, how teams work and communicate, and how employees manage time and stress.

A New Era of Corporate Social Responsibility

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A New Era of Corporate Social Responsibility
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Norwich University

Today, socially responsible companies tend to attract more consumers as well as the best talent, according to a 2015 global corporate social responsibility (CSR) study by Cone Communications, a public relations and marketing company headquartered in Boston, NY. The study revealed that consumers are increasingly demanding companies do more to address global social issues, as well as environmental issues.

150 Executives Commit to Fostering Diversity and Inclusion

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News Article
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150 Executives Commit to Fostering Diversity and Inclusion
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New York Times
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Judi C Casey

A new initiative, C.E.O. Action for Diversity and Inclusion, spearheaded by Tim Ryan, U.S. chairman of PricewaterhouseCoopers, has announced that 150 corporate executives have committed to their companies' encouraging their employees to discuss those sensitive topics. Procter & Gamble, New York Life, Accenture, Deloitte U.S. and the Boston Consulting Group are among the companies that have joined the alliance, of which Mr. Ryan is chairman.  Members of C.E.O.

Why Data Needs a Story to Make a Difference

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Blog
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Why Data Needs a Story to Make a Difference
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Ere Media
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Robin Hardman

Trying to sell a new idea or program to senior leadership? Or showcase your organization’s features to win a corporate award or land a grant? We’ve all been told that “making the business case” comes down to having good data. But while data is critical, it’s not everything.

A Brand New Employee Distraction

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Blog
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A Brand New Employee Distraction
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Robin Hardman Communications blog
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Robin Hardman

A new survey of 500 U.S. workers found that 87 percent of them are reading political posts on social media during the workday, and 29 percent report they’ve been less productive since the election. And that’s not all

Not on Fortune's Best Company To Work For List? There's Always Next Year

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Blog
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Not on Fortune's Best Company To Work For List? There's Always Next Year
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Robin Hardman Communications blog
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Robin Hardman

Perhaps your boss—or the CEO—is on your case about getting on the list. Perhaps you’ve been turned down by one too many job candidates who opted for more shiny-looking competitors. Perhaps you simply think your organization is swell, and deserves a bit of credit. Whatever your reasons for wanting to get on the “100 Best Companies” list, the first step is to understand what it takes.

It's the Culture, Stupid!

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Blog
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It's the Culture, Stupid!
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Robin Hardman Communications Blog

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.”

Employee Well-being: A Comprehensive Approach - Enhancing the Employee Experience and Business Outcomes

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Brief
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Employee Well-being: A Comprehensive Approach - Enhancing the Employee Experience and Business Outcomes
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Boston College Center for Work & Family
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Boston College Center for Work & Family

The Boston College Center for Work & Family is pleased to release a new addition to our Executive Briefing Series, 

The PwC Diversity Journey

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Report
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The PwC Diversity Journey
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PricewaterhouseCoopers
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Judi C Casey

"Ten critical lessons learned:
1. Tailor the business case, then make it resonate

2. Recognise there is no 'quick fix'

3. No leadership commitment, no accountability, no progress

4. Use data analytics in planning the programme.....

5. .....and use data analytics in executing the programme

6. One size does not fit all cultures

7. Embed D&I within organisational DNA 

8. A focus on inclusion from day one

9. Recognise performance over presence 

10. Engage the masses"

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