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Go Home!

The Australia Institute celebrates Go Home on Time Day today November 19. This is certainly something that my partner would hope that I take part in. Their report has found that: “The average full-time worker is doing six hours of unpaid overtime each week worth an estimated $9471 a year…” Ouch. For more information, or […]

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Best Companies to Work For 2012 – Fortune Magazine

Earlier this year Fortune magazine published it’s annual list of the 100 best companies to work for in the U.S. Results are based on surveying employees. Sure, not all companies have jets or yachts to share with employees but there is still plenty to learn from reading the company snapshots. The reasons these companies have […]

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The Future Of Working From Home

via fastcoexist.com Citrix surveyed 1,900 “senior IT decision-makers” in 19 countries, asking about future trends in workspaces and telecommuting. Among the highlights: The IT executives surveyed believe that by 2020 there will be seven desks for every 10 office workers, reflecting the growing number of telecommuters. There are many advantages to a more flexible work […]

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Flexibility for work-life balance

[work life] imbalance is hurting companies’ bottom lines. As Slaughter points out, companies that have progressive work-life balance policies are more productive on the whole… “Examining 130 announcements of family-friendly policies in The Wall Street Journal, Arthur found that the announcements alone significantly improved share prices. …At the end of the day, says Slaughter, this […]