How to Create a Millennial-Friendly Workplace

Today’s post was written by Laura Gayle, author of the blog Business Woman Guide. I am pleased that she has contributed to Omega HR Solutions. Check out her blog site for more interesting information.  Millennials are now the largest population in our workforce, having reached this milestone in 2016 when they surpassed the numbers of Gen X, according …

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Seven Tips on the Value of Vacations

I am on vacation.  In the meantime I have reached back into the archives to find a post on the value of vacations. This, now edited version, originally appeared on July 4, 2012. We are coming into the vacation season. I am a big believer in vacations. I always came back fully recharged so I personally …

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New Year, New Things to Learn! Dare Yourself!

I have never been a working mom. It has been a long time since I was a working dad. So when Vera Reed,  a freelance writer, an elementary school teacher and a stay-at-home mom, offered me this post I was happy to publish it.  Now that a new year is upon us, it is time to …

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Reduced workweek experiment fails

Around the world there has been a call to reduce the number of hours that people work. This was for a variety of reasons such as more family time, more recreation, better balance between work and non-work, and just a better quality of life. France tried it and mandated a 35 hour workweek. But a …

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Vacation time is here: A revisit to the value of vacations

The Fourth of July was yesterday. Many American workers are on vacation this week because they get a full week off while only expending four days of vacation time. There is a great deal of value in taking vacation. According to Elizabeth Scott, M.S., in The Importance of Vacations, for Stress Relief, Productivity and Health there are …

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Finding a Work-Life Balance That Works for You

Today’s post is brought to you by my friends at SocialMonsters.org. Is a work-life balance out of reach? A recent Ernst and Young survey revealed that 24 percent of American working employees said that their work-life balance is getting harder to manage. While many workers may think a healthy work-life balance is unattainable, we don’t. …

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How to keep from struggling in your working life

Many of have struggled with our “purpose” in life. We have struggled with answering the question “Are we in the right job?” I certainly have. Part of me wants to write. As a result of that I have been following a writer by the name of Jeff Goins for several years. I have been following …

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A New Frontier at Work: Balancing the Scales for Employee Well-Being

Today’s post is brought to you by my friends at SocialMonsters.org. We live in an age where the meaning of work-life balance is slowly diminishing. Most workplaces value employees not only for their work, but for their dedication and constant commitment to the job. For many, this means long hours, lots of in-office face time …

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