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Posts Tagged: work-life
Work-life effectiveness means something different to each individual. Define what it means to you.
I recently read a job announcement for a well-known local nonprofit organization that included the standard position description, responsibilities, skills, and personal attributes required. But it also included something atypical for a job description: the announcement listed that the candidate must possess the qualities of “passion, idealism, integrity, positive attitude, mission-driven, and self-directed.” Wow – what… Read more »
Should managers reach out to employees when they please, just because they can?
Some people were raised with the belief that you work hard every day and you will get promoted as well as earn enough money to care for your family. The term work-life balance is the harmonious blend of one’s personal and professional goals. But is this concept a reality for everyone or a passing dream?… Read more »
I recently returned from a holiday in Cornwall where for the most part I had a forced exclusion from the internet due to staying in a beautiful location a few miles from anywhere. What this got me thinking about was the individual choice about being disconnected from the internet and that it wasn’t my decision… Read more »
This is the second part of a series inspired by Susan Ward’s article on About.com featuring “Ten tips for attracting employees.” I am responding to Susan’s tips for business owners with my take about how government agencies can use them to promote their jobs. 6. Offer employees some way to move upwards. It’s not that… Read more »
I recently ran across an interesting article on About.com featuring “Ten tips for attracting employees.” Susan Ward writes about how business owners can compete to attract the best and most qualified job applicants. At first glance, it seemed this list could never apply to our outreach efforts in the IRS Recruitment Office. As anyone who… Read more »
Originally posted on ImprovisingMe.com Let me start by stating I HATE the phrase ‘Work-Life Balance’!!! NOTE: My apologies, in advance, to my mother, for she never liked us using the word “HATE”, but let’s just say “strongly dislike” doesn’t emphasize the point well enough in this case. ‘Work-Life Balance’ or some VERY similar phrase, gets… Read more »