Category Archives: Work-Life

Back to School Tip 1: Connect with other working moms

Boy walking with a Backpack

  Back to school is here again! How did that happen? Summer just flew by. Transitioning from summer to fall can be daunting, especially when you are working mom.  Balancing work expectations with the needs of your children and household can be tough, but don’t let the stress get to you.  If it feels like […]

UPS Freight’s Policy of Paying Disabled Drivers Less Violates Federal Law, Court Rules

Disability Rights Are Civil Rights

The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) released a bulletin announcing that the court granted a judgment and injunction in favor of the EEOC in the Americans with Disability Act. A federal judge in the U.S. District Court for District of Kansas ruled on July 27, 2018, that UPS violated federal law by having a […]

DOL WANTO Grant Expands Opportunities for Women

Female Worker standing in framed building holding floor plans

The U.S. Department of Labor announces The Women in Apprenticeship and Nontraditional Occupations (WANTO) grant. The grant provides funding to recruit, train, and retain women in quality pre-apprenticeship and apprenticeship programs. The goal is to encourage women to pursue male-dominated careers like manufacturing, infrastructure, and construction. WANTO is designed to help women enter apprenticeship programs and […]

Work-Life Integration

I hear a lot of people talking about work-life balance.  Work-life balance suggests that work is that thing we have to do in order to pay for the things we really want to do — “life.”  The very notion of work-life balance suggests that there must be a tradeoff.  The tradeoff pits work and life […]

Understanding Group Dynamics

A group is the conjoining of two or more people to complete a task. It is inevitable, at some point in your life, you will work in and be part of a group or team. Understanding group dynamics can help a group to successfully achieve desired outcomes. Group dynamics are the processes involved when people […]

Achieving That Elusive Work-Life Balance In 7 Steps

Work Life Balance Pie Chart

Life does not stop happening just because you are at work. There are many unforeseen obligations that tug for our time. Work-life balance describes a balance between time spent managing one’s professional and personal obligations. Achieving work-life balance, for many parents, can seem like an elusive mirage. Thanks to technological innovations employees are always accessible. […]