Maintaining Work-Life Balance

Maintaining Work-Life Balance

With any job, creating a work-life balance can be extremely difficult. No matter the level, the importance of balance outweighs the difficulty. As an employee, you want to be able to create and maintain healthy work and home environments.

The following are a few factors that can lead to work stress:

  • Long work hours
  • Lack of support from co-workers
  • Work overload
  • Job dissatisfaction

These factors can then impact life at home and outside of your job environment. The following are some measures that can be taken to achieve work-life balance:

  • Adding an EAP to employee benefits
  • Paying for employee gym memberships
  • Offering employee stress reduction programs and counseling
  • Employers providing longer vacation times
  • HR offering a certain number of days of paid leave for personal issues