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Work-Life Balance

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The Problem of Presenteeism: Employees Coming to Work Sick Costs Businesses
By Adam Uzialko | March 09, 2019

In an economy where productivity is valued highly, workers are often motivated to come to work even when they're sick. That's a bad idea that jeopardizes employee health and costs businesses money.

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4 Strategies to Combat Burnout
By Rebecka Green | February 23, 2019

Burnout is a gateway to more serious conditions like depression, anxiety, substance abuse and physical illness.

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Inside the Life of a Digital Nomad
By Saige Driver | February 21, 2019

What's it like to be a "digital nomad"? Business News Daily asked entrepreneurs and professionals who do their jobs entirely online about their experiences.

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Taking a Vacation From Your Business
By Katharine Paljug | December 04, 2018

Business News Daily talked to business owners to find out how they make vacation time work without sacrificing the well-being of their business.

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5 Ways to Manage Your Chronic Illness at Work
By Sammi Caramela | September 14, 2018

Experts and patients share their tips on how to manage a chronic illness at work.

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6 Ways Your Job May Be Bad for Your Health
By Sammi Caramela | July 13, 2018

Is your job doing more harm than good? Here are some silent killers.

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Making Summer Hours Work for Your Business
By Paula Fernandes | June 28, 2018

Offering flexible summer schedules at your business can boost employee productivity.

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How to Tactfully Say No When You're Asked to Work for Free
By Sammi Caramela | June 26, 2018

Enough is enough – learn how to say no to working for free.

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How to Work from Home When School is Out
By Katharine Paljug | May 28, 2018

As parents know, when you work from home, summer vacation can be a stressful time. Here's how to get work done while your kids are on break.

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Are Successful People the Happiest?
By Jennifer Post | May 04, 2018

When people set career goals, they often think reaching that goal is going to be the ticket to ultimate happiness. It's not always the case.

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Tips for Better Email Inbox Management
By Anna Attkisson | April 26, 2018

Americans are more connected to work than ever, especially with email. Here's how workers handle their email and what you can do for better inbox management.

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FMLA Compliance: What Small Businesses Need to Know
By Adam Uzialko | March 23, 2018

Knowing the ins and outs of federal FMLA requirements is key for employers to avoid lawsuits and penalties for impinging on employee rights.

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10 Inspiring Apps to Improve Mental Health
By Sammi Caramela | February 21, 2018

Improve your mental health with these 10 apps.

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Arianna Huffington On Finding Better Work-Life Balance
By Andreas Rivera | January 25, 2018

Find out how accomplished entrepreneur and author – and reformed workaholic – Arianna Huffington broke the pattern and learned to keep her mobile devices from taking over.

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The 20 Best Jobs for Flexibility
By Chad Brooks | January 23, 2018

Positions in the medical and health, IT and finance industries are among this year's best for flexibility.

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Don't Be a Hero: Breaking the Work Martyr Mentality
By Jennifer Post | January 16, 2018

Is your office full of "work martyrs"? Break the notion that working all the time is good.

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The Advantages and Disadvantages of Job Sharing
By Saige Driver | December 07, 2017

Job sharing allows employees to work flexible hours and helps employers retain good talent. Here's what you need to know about this employment arrangement.

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Balancing Business and Parenthood: 6 Tips for Fathers
By Katharine Paljug | November 29, 2017

Most advice for juggling business and family is geared toward mothers, but men can be entrepreneurial parents too. Five working fathers share their insights.

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Sunday Night Blues? Focus on Work-Life Balance Over the Weekend
By Sammi Caramela | September 12, 2017

Don't waste your Sunday nights dreading the work week ahead. Here's how to prep yourself for Monday morning while still enjoying your weekend.

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Should You Let Your Employees Work From Home?
By Adryan Corcione | August 18, 2017

Telecommuting is an increasingly popular perk for modern office jobs, but is it right for your team? Here's how to decide.

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Work-Life Balance Is Improving Thanks to Supportive Managers
By Chad Brooks | June 14, 2017

Most employees think their work-life balance has improved over the past several years. Read more to find out what could be responsible for the improvement.

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Office Crush? Tips for an Appropriate Work Romance
By Jennifer Post | June 03, 2017

Romantic relationships are bound to spring up in any workplace. Here's how to make sure in-office romances remain professional and appropriate.

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7 Ways to Improve Work-Life Balance When You Work at Home
By Shannon Gausepohl | February 23, 2017

Working from home can be distracting and the lines of work-life balance might be blurred. Learn to set boundaries from these experts.

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5 Tips for Setting Personal Boundaries at a New Job
By Nicole Fallon | June 03, 2016

Starting a new job? It's smart to set boundaries and expectations with your boss and colleagues up front to avoid overload. Here's how to do it while still making a great first impression.

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Dear Brittney: My Co-Workers Are Excluding Me
By Brittney Morgan | March 21, 2016

Can't attend happy hour and feeling left out as a result? Here's what to do.

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Have Mercy! 3 Work-Life Balance Tips from 'Full House'
By Brittney Morgan | February 26, 2016

"Full House" is a lot more than just a cute family sitcom; it can teach you a lot about work-life balance, too.

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5 Reasons Achieving Work-Life Balance Is Harder Than Ever
By Chad Brooks | May 27, 2015

Despite an increased emphasis by many organizations on trying to improve work-life balance, nearly one-quarter of U.S. workers say finding enough time for their work and personal lives has gotten...

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Advice for Working Parents: Redefine Success
By Nicole Fallon | February 24, 2015

Having a full-time career while raising a family is a difficult task. Working parents shared their thoughts on work-life balance and career development.

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How You Can Still Retire at 65
By Business News Daily Editor | July 25, 2012

Do you have a financial plan?

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7 Ways to Improve Your Work-Life Balance
By Chad Brooks | May 14, 2012

For many, work-life balance is the holy grail of modern life. Lots of us want it, but actually making it happen may be a lot harder than you think, especially if you're counting on that paycheck.