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What Are the Requirements of Maternity Leave?
By Kiely Kuligowski | January 27, 2021

Maternity leave is an important policy for attracting and retaining talent. Here's how to create your own policy.

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What After-Hours Emails Really Do to Your Employees
By Business News Daily Editor | May 29, 2020

Employers weaken their employees' work-life balance and job performance when they create expectations that work emails should be monitored and responded to during non-work hours.

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5 Work-From-Home Issues Your Telecommuting Policy Should Address
By Matt D'Angelo | May 29, 2020

How can you take advantage of the benefits while ensuring your team stays productive? You need to develop a telecommuting policy.

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When Work and Life Overlap: The Pros and Cons of Boundary Violations
By Business News Daily Editor | May 28, 2020

When one domain of life interrupts another, there can be serious consequences. Here's how to manage it for the better.

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Does Telecommuting Really Improve Work-Life Balance?
By Business News Daily Editor | May 21, 2020

Employees who work from home put in an average of three hours more each week than their peers who work in the office.

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Payment Guaranteed: How Would Universal Basic Income Affect Business?
By Adam Uzialko | May 11, 2020

A universal basic income would provide cash payments to every citizen. Is it a realistic solution to modern problems, or is it just pie in the sky?

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50-Hour Workweeks? How to Cut Back on the New Normal
By Business News Daily Editor | May 06, 2020

Regardless of how many calendar days employees are working per week, the 40-hour standard is becoming a thing of the past.

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Working From Home Increases Productivity
By Sammi Caramela | March 31, 2020

Working from home can increase your employees' productivity. Here's how you and your team can make the most of working remotely.

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The Critical Importance of Mental Health Days
By Business News Daily Editor | March 18, 2020

If you'd call out for a fever, why not for a panic attack? Here's how to benefit from mental health days.

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How to Improve Your Work-Life Balance Today
By Marisa Sanfilippo | March 03, 2020

Balancing your professional and personal life can be challenging, but it's essential. Here's how to improve your work-life balance today.

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Business Travel Is Bad for Your Health
By Business News Daily Editor | February 28, 2020

Harvard Business Review found a "strong correlation" between how frequently one traveled for business and a number of physical and behavioral health risks.

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Quiz: Is Your Work-Life Balance Healthy?
By Sean Peek | February 21, 2020

Take this quiz to find out if your work-life balance is healthy.

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Best Books for Work-Life Balance
By Business News Daily Editor | February 20, 2020

Let these four work-life balance books serve as a reminder to prioritize what's important in life.

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Stressed Out! Unrealistic Expectations Put the Pressure on Workers
By Business News Daily Editor | February 13, 2020

More than half of employees say they are stressed at work, with more 60 percent saying their stress levels have risen over the past five years.

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What the SECURE Act Becoming Law Means for You and Your Business
By Andrew Martins | January 23, 2020

President Donald Trump officially signed the SECURE Act into law late last year, setting off a series of changes for retirement plans throughout the country.

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The Financial Independence, Retire Early (FIRE) Movement Explained
By Siri Hedreen | January 06, 2020

Here's what the FIRE movement can teach us about financial freedom and happiness.

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Lengthy Disability Leave Can Impact Your Retirement
By Andrew Martins | December 10, 2019

A new study says medical issues and disabilities can hamstring your plans for the future.

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Retired Americans Expect to Keep Working
By Andrew Martins | November 13, 2019

As Americans enter retirement, many expect to keep working.

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Working on Labor Day? You're Not Alone
By Chad Brooks | September 01, 2019

While many will be off, plenty of employees will be working on Labor Day.

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Where's That 15-Hour Workweek We Were Promised?
By Siri Hedreen | July 18, 2019

We take a look at why we're not leading the life of leisure John Maynard Keynes predicted.

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Most Millennials Left Vacation Time Unused in 2018
By Andrew Martins | July 10, 2019

Along with taking fewer vacations, most Americans work and answer emails while away.

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How to Combat Burnout
By Bennett Conlin | July 01, 2019

Overcome workplace burnout by focusing on your health.

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How Sleep Is Essential to Work and Productivity
By Adam Uzialko | May 31, 2019

Many people sacrifice sleep for work, but doing so can make you less productive.

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Workplace Burnout Now a Syndrome, According to WHO
By Andrew Martins | May 29, 2019

The WHO classified burnout as a syndrome and say it's a "phenomenon," but not a disease.

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Survey Finds Most Americans Want to Start a Business Rather Than Retire
By Andrew Martins | May 06, 2019

Instead of enjoying a leisurely retirement, many want to stay active and start a business.

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Survey Reveals What Some Would Give to End Their Commute
By Andrew Martins | April 29, 2019

A survey of nearly 1,000 workers examined their daily commute and its impact on morale.

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Before You Relocate for Work, Ask Yourself These Questions
By Paula Fernandes | April 19, 2019

Relocating is a big life change. Make sure you consider these factors first.

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Not a Fan of Deadlines? Here Are 2019's Best Low-Stress Jobs
By Andrew Martins | April 18, 2019

If the stress of deadlines is too much, here are 10 jobs with a slower pace in 2019.

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3 Steps to Eliminate Workplace Stress
By Adam Uzialko | April 16, 2019

Is pressure at work affecting your job performance? Here's what you need to do to lower your stress level.