Survey Says...ME 2015: Why is Achieving Work Life Balance so Hard?
8 out of 10 of respondents stated that they feel stress around finding work/life balance. The best companies to work for have programs and policies that help their employees with balancing their professional and personal demands.
Yahoo Finance - Workers want Promotions & Work Life Balance 2015
Top 5 goals from survey are:
Earn a raise or promotion 22.9%
Establish a better work life balance 18.2 %
Implement better tech 16.9%
Become more organized 16.7%
Pursue Continuing Education 12.1%
Study: 1 in 3 Says Work-Life Balance Getting Tougher, US News, 5/05/2015
The study found that 26 percent of U.S. millennials (and 24 percent of the total U.S. workforce) were having a harder time with work-life balance than they were five years ago. Twaronite says U.S. millennials, in particular, "tended to find they had increased work hours, stagnant wage growth, lack of advancement [opportunities] and increased travel."
Work-Life Balance, Happiness Beat Performance, Salary as Career Goals: Survey 2015
Understanding employee career motivations and aspirations is key to creating a high performance culture that motivates individuals to do their best work.
Career aspirations were ranked as follows:
Achieve work-life balance, 45 percent
Be the best at what I do, 17 percent
Earn a lot of money, 13 percent
Help other people, 11 percent
Help society, 6 percent