Sustainable Work-Life Balance: It Takes Two to Make A Thing Go Right Maintaining a healthy work-life balance depends on commitment from both the employee and the employer, say Ioana Lupu, Associate Professor at EESEC Business School France and Mayra Ruiz-Castro, Sr. Lecturer at the University of Roehampton, UK. On last week’s Talent Experience Live, they discussed shifting perspectives among at-home workers and what that means for employers.
The prominence of work-life balance is here to stay for many organizations, but how can they maximize productivity and wellbeing among employees? The long-simmering issue sits on the forefront of HR, but the right approach and communication plan have yet to be determined.
Work-life balance should be sustainable, and many employers see it as a problem they’re trying to solve. Continuous work-life balance is possible, say Lupu and Ruiz-Castro in their research-based Harvard Business Review article (which includes their work on the effects of Covid-19 on work habits and employer responses).
Watch the full TXL episode with Lupu and Ruiz-Castro in the video below, or read on for key takeaways! You’ll hear sustainable recommendations for work-life balance, as well as attitudes and activities employers should to explore.
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