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#Unplug : To Be Productive in Your Work, You Must Take Downtime

The 40-hour work-week is dead — some employees are coming closer to 24/7

Are you disengaged at work? Only 1 in 3 Americans are actively engaged. 444 more words

Ramiro Roman

Rebooting the Family Vacation - Part 1

Today’s HR departments regularly communicate the need for a work-life balance, strongly encouraging employees to use their vacation days every year (or risk losing them). In an increasingly interconnected world supported by a global, non-stop business environment, it is difficult enough for mid-level or senior management leaders to step away from their job for two weeks, let alone set aside the weeks of time needed to properly plan a vacation that is truly memorable, satisfying, and stimulating for the whole family. 204 more words

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Why America Gave Up On The Fight For A Family-Friendly Workplace, And Why It’s Starting Again | ThinkProgress

At the first-ever White House Summit on Working Families in June, President Obama took the podium to raucous applause, which only got louder during his speech. 93 more words

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Would You Rather...?

In this episode of Would You Rather…? Huffington Post Parents asks parents to choose 2 of the 3 options:

My question is: Why have a triangle when you can have a straight line to a nervous breakdown?

Coffee Talk: A Three-Day Work Week

By Grace Nunez aka costofcollege

Carlos Slim calls for a three-day working week

We’ve got it all wrong, says Carlos Slim, the Mexican telecoms tycoon and world’s second-richest man: we should be working only three days a week.

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New Trends in HR

HR ANALYTICS: Organizations are now identifying bigger data and understanding the importance of human resource analytics.  The use of analytics is presently going to range from the development of strategies to explore what-if scenarios.   305 more words