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“Work-life balance” problem (Проблема суміщення роботи та особистого життя)

Fri 5.5.2017 4:38 pm

Nowadays there is the problem of the importance of achieving the work/life balance. We need to be more pressure to be successful in a career. In the same time, we try to be a good parent and have a fulfilling personal life in which we rear children, enjoy our hobbies, volunteer in the community. How to achieve a balance between career and personal life.

 

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From my point of view, students and graduates should be granted with a government exemption, which will allow students and graduates to establish flexible work schedule, or even to set the workday length for 6 hours instead of 8. This will allow to bring more time into the relationship and keep young specialists more motivated, because they wouldn't be distracted by problems of deciding between the job and relationship.

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From my point of view, students and graduates should be granted with a government exemption, which will allow students and graduates to establish flexible work schedule, or even to set the workday length for 6 hours instead of 8. This will allow to bring more time into the relationship and keep young specialists more motivated, because they wouldn't be distracted by problems of deciding between the job and relationship.

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Submitted by Daria Nagaivska on Sun, 2017-05-07 17:31

The best solution could be to provide a partial employment and flexible schedule for young parents. So, it would be possible to combine private and professional life without choosing between family and career. it s really difficult to study / teach at the university and rear little children, You should always be very strong and positive, do all university-related work and spend some time with family. Without partial employment and flexible schedule it's quite impossible to do.
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Submitted by Judita on Thu, 2017-05-11 17:27

agree with Daria
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Submitted by Alexander Narbut on Wed, 2017-05-24 17:32

In my opinion if we decrease working hours from 8 to 6 - this will not fix issue. There are a lot of examples when successfull person successfull everywhere, not only at work. I think that this problem can be solved in two different ways (maybe both of them): 1) Time management improvement. Skills in time management will help perform tasks much faster. 2) Responsibilities redesign. It is very often situation when person starts to be responsive for whole project success. In result - regular overtimes.
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