Slate Magazine: If America Is Hell for Working Women, France Might Just Be Heaven
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Slate Magazine: If America Is Hell for Working Women, France Might Just Be Heaven

America is rated one of the worst places for working women, France is rated one of the best. By global standards, the United States used to be a great country for working women. But these days, we look hopelessly behind the times. As the White House noted in arecent economic report, American women between the … Continue reading

Psych Central: Excess Work Hours + Family Demands = Higher BMI
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Psych Central: Excess Work Hours + Family Demands = Higher BMI

Balancing long work hours with family time leads to heavier individuals. A new study discovers working long hours while raising a family can take a toll on the body mass index of individuals in dual-earner families. Dr. Amit Kramer, a University of Illinois labor and employment relations professor also found that an increase in the … Continue reading

Harvard Business Review: What Millennials Want from Work
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Harvard Business Review: What Millennials Want from Work

The Harvard Business Review outlines millennials views on work. As more Millennials assume leadership positions around the world, organizations are becoming increasingly concerned with how to ensure their success. However, most existing research on those born between the early ‘80s and late ‘90s is skewed toward understanding what a narrow, typically Western, population wants. Conclusions based on … Continue reading

Fortune: The Difference Between Work-Life Integration and Workaholism
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Fortune: The Difference Between Work-Life Integration and Workaholism

In a very intelligible piece, Fortune explains the fine line between work-life integration and workaholism. Lai, who says she typically works 80 to 100 hours a week, believes the key question to ask is, “What are the things that energize you, and what are the things that detract from your energy?” The work she does, Lai … Continue reading