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Most employers require that their full-time staff take at least a 30-minute break in an 8-hour workday; yet, in my 13 years in federal service, it’s more common for me to see my colleagues work straight through their midday break—I’m guilty of doing it myself.
A positive work-life balance is necessary to be at your best. It is also a key driver for organizations retaining top talent. You can have a successful career and private life at the same time. Don’t allow work-life imbalance to be your accepted norm.
In local government, we must be aware of the opportunity we possess to help create a healthy future for us, our community members and the environment that sustains us. What can we do?
Attempting to be something you are not it futile and it often leads to more frustration. You must find the leadership style that works for you.
Don’t just stay at your desk to finish your report and simply eat some quickly thrown together meal you made when you rushed to work this morning.
Nowadays, finding the balance with conventional and agile IT is what most agencies are aiming for. So, how do you create this balance? The federal government, specifically IT workers, are usually comfortable with traditional IT systems because they have been around for a while and they know how the system functions. And especially for thoseRead… Read more »
We’re always trying to find balance, whether it’s with work-life balance or that yoga pose you’ve been trying to nail for weeks. There needs to be a happy medium for all these things and government IT, too. Conventional and agile IT working together to create harmony is the goal for government agencies. And by leveragingRead… Read more »
As Americans work longer hours and discover more ways to stay connected, it’s no surprise that maintaining a good work-life balance is becoming more challenging.
Make smart, strategic, purposeful decisions to balance life, family, and work. It is a huge balancing act that takes some time to fully adjust. It will never be perfect and understand good enough may be the best answer sometimes.