Case Study: Unlocking the Secrets of Work-Life Balance

66 percent of Americans who are full-time employees don’t believe they have a good work-life balance.​ United States ranks very low in terms of work-life balance (30th out of 38).​ A whopping one-third of all employed Americans work weekends or holidays.​ One out of every 10 Americans works 50+ hours per week.​ It would appear that, for many people, work-life balance is a myth. Causes of work life imbalance include long commutes​, demanding, unsympathetic bosses​, difficulty getting time off, being asked to work overtime​, unnecessary and unproductive meetings, and ever-increasing responsibilities. But is work-life balance really that important?

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