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    Try this vital balancing act

    Posted Nov 03rd 2012, 12:00am by Randel Carlock

    ... Randel Carlock Managing the different priorities of life is challenging and doing it wrong can destroy relationships. Here's some ideas on making it all work Try this vital balancing ... friends and time for themselves. The time has clearly come to step back- to think, plan and act for a better life balance. However, managing a healthy and effective life balance can at times start ...

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    Work-life balance still elusive for many Hongkongers: poll

    Posted Oct 18th 2013, 05:52am by Phila Siu

    ... Phila Siu phila.siu@scmp.com Bosses told to be more flexible on hours to create family-friendly workplaces for staff Work-life balance still elusive for many: poll Hongkongers are still struggling to achieve a work-life balance, a survey has found, prompting calls for companies to make their workplaces more family friendly. Community Business, a non-profit organisation dedicated ...

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    Companies can't ignore work-life balance issues

    Posted Apr 18th 2013, 12:00am by AMANDA YIK

    ... Amanda Yik Amanda Yik says companies will lose out if they ignore work-life balance Time to hear the needs of our overworked employees The move to consider legislating standard working hours in Hong Kong has once again sparked discussions about how to keep our economy healthy and competitive. Research from around the world shows that work-life balance is critical to long-term ...

  4. Corporate Culture- Lee Boon-ying

    Posted Feb 27th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... activities. We put emphasis on work-life balance, which ensures that colleagues distribute their time evenly between work, family, leisure and rest. Colleagues are provided with a good working environment. In their leisure, they have ample time to keep their body in shape and to enrich themselves through self-learning. Merits of the characteristics Work-life balance ensures ...

  5. Working hours issue needs prompt attention

    Posted Oct 21st 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... and training. There is no disputing that a good work-life balance is essential for a healthy society. Long hours have the opposite effect. They cause stress, fatigue, tiredness and a lack of sleep ... is a thorny one for bosses, so striking a worthwhile balance with unions and employee groups will not be easy. Asia's trend towards longer working hours continues to grow and Hong Kong ...

  6. Visionary firm is making all the right moves

    Posted Nov 09th 2009, 12:00am by Neil Runcieman

    ... that supports work-life balance, making it possible for women to progress and attain senior positions. This is demonstrated by the number of women in senior frontline roles, and the growing percentage ... and 'work-life balance' days in which staff are actively encouraged to stay at home and 'telecommute', is typical of Cisco's status as a leader in workplace culture and practices. ...

  7. Changing Landscape

    Posted Mar 18th 2009, 12:00am by Richard Watt

    ... and orientation towards career. A main driver from Gen-Y is to create a life and find work that has a meaning. Work-life balance is a key issue for Gen-Y. Time off the job is important even if it costs ...

  8. Productivity rises as local work-life balance improves

    Posted Jul 21st 2012, 12:00am

    ... Billy Clarke The delicate balance between working and living has evened out slightly for Hong Kong workers, though still lags behind the global average, the latest Regus Work-Life Balance ... views on the work-life balance at their firms in the past two years. The report registered a 6 per cent rise in the work-life balance index for Hong Kong workers between the 2010 and 2012 ...

  9. Striking the right work-life balance

    Posted Nov 19th 2011, 12:00am

    ... marks for its work-life balance, and this, according to many, is a major contributing factor. Standard Chartered Bank understands this. 'One area in which we've made good progress ... 'Providing an inclusive working environment and ensuring that we support good work-life balance for parents and caregivers are essential elements. As a result, we strive to create more flexibility ...

  10. ...with winning formula for work-life balance

    Posted Oct 22nd 2011, 12:00am

    ... and iPads. As a result, the point where work ends and life begins is increasingly blurred,' he says, adding it is crucial to maintain work-life balance with out-of-work activities, hobbies and friendships. Many of these pursuits, he says, are facilitated by HKICPA itself. 'To help accountants achieve balance, the institute offers sports and interest groups, such as football, bridge, ...




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