Work Life Balance. Email and IM, cell phones and social media, our world today is
all about 24/7 communications. Indeed our entire work culture has changed, often blurring
the line between public and private spheres. How do you maintain balance between your
work and your personal life?
Americans are working longer and harder, and we now surpass all other countries in
average hours per week. Despite the loss of millions of jobs in recent years
American productivity has soared to record levels. Economically speaking, we're
doing more with less, and that's good for business. But is it good for you? Perhaps
you have your own story of "gaining" more job responsibilities in the wake of
layoffs. In the frenetic pace of today's work environment, it can be a real challenge
to take care of yourself and maintain a sense of career calm.
Contemporary circumstances call for creative solutions, and in fact there are many
options that can help you achieve and maintain that coveted work life balance. Robin
will help you brainstorm ideas from flextime, telecommuting and job sharing, to
establishing multiple income streams or launching your own business in your
It's not just finding a job that counts. In an era where one job for life is no longer
the norm, today's workers can expect to job-hunt numerous times over the course
of their careers. The name of the game now is being able to find a new job at the
drop of a hat, and then position yourself for ever better opportunities. Think
continuous employability, not job security. When you take the initiative to actively
manage your career, just as you would any other part of your life, you will achieve
work life balance through career resilience. That’s career empowerment.
who's ready to
rework the way