Is Work-Life Balance a Myth?

Is Work-Life Balance a Myth?

Is Work-Life Balance a Myth?Is Work-Life Balance a Myth?

Organizations looking to retain and attract talent need to revisit and revamp their philosophy on work-life balance, according to a Deloitte survey.

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66% of U.S. employees are satisfied with their co-workers, while 64% are satisfied with their direct managers.

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58% are satisfied with their office environment.

Mixed VibesMixed Vibes

Only 53% are satisfied with their organization’s culture and 50% are satisfied with their company’s leadership.

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67% say they feel comfortable taking personal time off/vacation days, and 62% say they’re fine about adjusting their work schedule to leave early or come in late due to personal issues.

Value GapValue Gap

57% say their manager values them and their life outside of work, but only 48% say the same about their company itself.

Boundary IssuesBoundary Issues

32% say they’ve consistently placed work commitments over family/personal commitments over the last six months.

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41% say they wish their CEO and company leaders would be more open about their experiences and challenges with respect to work-life balance.

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Only 39% would describe their CEO as transparent on a business level.

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59% say their co-workers have the greatest impact upon their happiness on the job, while 31% cite their direct manager(s).

Dennis McCafferty
Dennis McCafferty
Dennis McCafferty is a contributor to CIO Insight. He covers topics such as IT leadership, IT strategy, collaboration, and IT for businesses.

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