Yet many professional American women increasingly rely on hired help at home to achieve their version of the work-life balance. The question is, what does the term "work-life balance" mean for many nannies, cooks, maids, and other low-income women?
Singapore employers continue to ignore work-life balance preferences: The Straits Times AsiaOne May 24, The next time you check the box next to 'work-life balance' on a career survey, bear in mind that employers might not oblige.
Results from the Randstad Employer Brand Research have shown that good work-life balance remains a top priority for employees. But on the flip side, employers in Singapore, Malaysia and Hong Kong seem to value financial health and good reputation more.
The chart below shows the gap between what employees in Singapore seek versus what employers offer: Besides work-life balance, other factors such as job security and pleasant work atmosphere also showed a large gap between employee and employer expectations.
Read also Why do Singapore employers take so long to promote their employees? These two factors, combined with good work-life balance, make up the top three preferences for employees in Singapore but ranked five, seven and eight respectively on the employers' side.
Mr Michael Smith, managing director of Randstad Singapore, Malaysia and Hong Kong, expressed that the Randstad results further affirms the fact that work-life balance is highly important to all demographics of employees.
Over employees and job-seekers between ages 18 and 65 were surveyed in Singapore and Hong Kong.
Over 4, of them were surveyed in Malaysia. How do you think employers should respond to such results?
Leave your suggestions below.Great benefits and work/life balance." — Adobe employee (San Jose, California) 21 / Intuit. Glassdoor. Southwest Airlines is a major US airline that focuses on low-cost fares. Employees who feel they have good work-life balance work 21% harder than those who don't, reports the Corporate Executive Board.
That extra effort is the definition of employee engagement—and the dividend of great morale. The New York Times reports year-old airline employee Richard Russell stole a plane and went into the air last night. Less than an hour later, the plane crashed and Ketron Island near Seattle.
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In addition to Basic coverage, you may choose from three optional insurance types: Standard, Additional and . Jan 30, · 3 Benefits Companies Can Provide To Boost Work-Life Balance & Improve Retention When an employee and company can come together to foster personal growth and development Share to facebook.
"In today's tight labor market, proper work-life balance practices are essential for employee retention," says Paul Wolfe, senior vice .