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Viewpoint: No kids? You deserve work-life balance, too

Available Online https://www.bizjournals.com/washington/news/201...
Publication Date June 21, 2018
Author Emily Van Zandt
Source Washington Business Journal
Source Type Newspaper

This article focuses on how work-life balance is important for all employees, regardless of seniority, gender, or whether they have children. The article states that more women in the workforce are choosing to delay or not have children, and they feel pressure to work longer hours than their peers with kids. However, the author states that women and men’s need for time off work is equally important, whether it is for pets, partners, or personal time. The article concludes that employees should be open about their individual needs and become comfortable with the conversation about work-life balance.

Keywords Work-life balance

Van Zandt, E. (2018, June 21). Viewpoint: No kids? You deserve work-life balance, too. Washington Business Journal. Retrieved June 25, 2018, from https://www.bizjournals.com/

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