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Work/Life Balance

WORK/LIFE BALANCING ACT Key findings from Mercer's What's Working Survey Mercer's What's Working survey asked 2,400 US employees to share their views on work, including work/life balance. The findings: More than two-thirds say their workload is reasonable and that they are able to maintain a healthy balance between their work and personal lives. MEN MORE OUT OF BALANCE Overall views of work/life balance are more positive. Somewhat surprisingly, more women than men say they can maintain a healthy balance between their work and personal lives. I am able to maintain a healthy balance between my work and personal lives Five years ago 64% Today 68% 66% 71% Men Women SOURCE: Mercer's What's Working US Survey, 2011 WORKLOADS ARE HEAVIER Most say the amount of work they are asked to do is reasonable, but this figure is down compared to five years ago. The amount of work that I am asked to do is reasonable Five years ago 74% Today 69% 71% 68% Men Women SOURCE: Mercer's What's Working US Survey, 2011 FANS OF FLEXIBILITY Women and younger workers are more likely to view flexible work arrangements as very important to their motivation and engagement. Three in five US workers have the opportunity to work flexibly. 66% 71% Flexible work arrangements are very important to my motivation and engagement Men Women 61% 69% All US workers Ages 16-24 59% My organization provides me the opportunity to work flexibly SOURCE: Mercer's What's Working US Survey, 2011

Work/Life Balance

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Mercer's What's Working survey asked 2,400 US employees to share their views on work, including work/life balance. The findings: More than two-thirds say their workload is reasonable and that they are...

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