START A PETITION 27,000,000 members: the world's largest community for good

tag: work-life balance

Is the 9-to-5 Workweek Obsolete?

They made a movie about it. Freeways and highways were built around it. Most people lived it. The 9-to-5 workweek was and still is an industry standard. But a new CareerBuilder survey found that nearl…


6 Work Life Balance Tips for Workers in Their 60s (Infographic)

Getting to retire at age 65 or earlier isn't the dream for everyone. With longer life spans than ever before, many are opting to work later in life. While there are many reasons to consider working lo…


Strategies to Beat Back the Work Blues (Infographic)

Feel like the weekend is eons away? Or that the work week goes by in a stressed-out, menial haze? You're hardly alone — 40 percent of people do not feel like they have a satisfying work-life balance. …


15 Tips to Stop Procrastination in Its Tracks

We all put off things that we don't want to do, and I feel like procrastination spikes during the holidays when we're stressed about travel, gifts, cooking, and work. Here are 15 tips for how to stop …


5 Signs You Struggle With Work-Life Balance (and How to Fix Them)

Your work-life balance is always in a constant state of flux, and there’s never a time when that’s truer than during the holidays. After all, between trying to get all of your work done before the hol…


How to Convince Your Boss to Let You Work From Home

After a career spent trudging into an office every day, you’re finally ready to find some flexibility—and work-life balance—in your job. Thing is, your job is an office job…period. That doesn’t mean, …


5 Facts That Show What Life is Like for Working Caregivers

July is National Sandwich Generation month—a time to recognize the sacrifices made by those caring for young children and aging parents. Many of these men and women must also attempt to hold down a jo…


10 Reasons Working From Home is Better for You (& Your Boss)

Day after day you show up faithfully to work, plop your stuff down in your cramped cubicle, and endure endless interruptions by fellow colleagues. You pay an insane amount of money for a simple turkey…


How to Balance Work & Child Care This Summer

As we head towards summer, the time is fast approaching when children will be out of school and home all day, every day. For working parents, whether you work in an office or out of your house, the ki…


5 Things to Consider if Work is Taking Over Your Life

If your work involves a lot of emailing and phone calls, modern technology has made it possible to actually carry your job with you wherever you go (in the form of the cell phone in your pocket). But …


meet our writers

Joe Baker, Care2

Joe Baker is VP of Causes and Advocacy for Care2. Joe oversees Care2's campaigns with its nonprofit partners. Previously, Joe worked for Amnesty... more

people are talking

Aww, who doesn't enjoy a good doggy paddle?

Pulling out is actually just somewhat less effective at preventing pregnancy than condoms, but since…

Very worthwhile as the daily action

site feedback


Problem on this page? Briefly let us know what isn't working for you and we'll try to make it right!