Archives: June 2008

Work-Life Balance is an Outdated Goal

Posted by: Penelope Trunk on June 30, Categories:

It might be that the whole issue of work-life balance is generational. Young people don't believe work-life balance is possible, and they are searching for an alternative. Recent work history...

We're Listening

Posted by: Michelle Conlin on June 25, Categories:

Last week, I posted the following question on LinkedIn: How do you balance work-life responsibilities? I received 14 thoughtful responses and relaxation tips ranging from turning off my BlackBerry to...

A Call for Fewer Dead Workers

Posted by: Cali Ressler and Jody Thompson on June 25, Categories:

Here’s the deal: *Our beliefs about work – forty hours, Monday through Friday, eight to five – are outdated, outmoded, out to lunch. Every day people go to work...

Are You Taking a Vacation? Or a Fauxcation?

Posted by: Michelle Conlin on June 24, Categories:

Taking a long weekend is not a vacation. It is a fauxcation. Wheeler-dealering above on his cell phone--in medias massage--is a lawyer I wrote about last fall on a...

Work-Life Balance: The Joke's On Us

Posted by: Cali Ressler and Jody Thompson on June 20, Categories:

Work/life balance is important. We know that. It’s something people want to make sure they’ll have when they start working or get a new job. There’s a lot of...

The Year's Best Book On Work-Life Balance

Posted by: Michelle Conlin on June 10, Categories:

One of my favorite workplace stories was about how two HR renegades staged an underground coup to secretly topple the face-time, butt-in-chair, analog culture at the headquarters of Best...

The Work-Life Super Class

Posted by: Michelle Conlin on June 09, Categories:

They look so so good. Polished. Pressed. Accessorized. There is no late-school drop off for this crew. No weakening in front of the vending machine. Or missed deadlines. Or...

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Cali Ressler, Jody Thompson and Brazen CareeristBest Buy HR renegades Cali Ressler and Jody Thompson and Yahoo’s “Brazen Careerist” columnist, Penelope Trunk, tell us how to juggle responsibilities without going crazy.

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