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A Delicate Work-Life Balancing Act

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Successful businesses have happy, healthy employees. 

We spend an average of 50 hours a week at work, so it’s natural that we want to spend that time in an environment where we feel comfortable, valued, and cared for. If work is pure stress, it can cause us severe problems, both mentally and physically. 

Being under excessive pressure at work can impact our performance negatively, leading to fatigue, anxiety, and time away. Inevitably, these symptoms have become more prominent as a result of COVID-19.

VolunteerMatch Announces Star Panel Line-up for Phenomenal Women!

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OAKLAND, Calif., March 16, 2021 /3BL Media/ — In celebration of Women’s History Month, VolunteerMatch announced today a virtual panel packed with powerhouse speakers: Phenomenal Women! Bringing More Wellness, Joy and Ease into Our Busy Lives.

With an emphasis on stories of personal leadership journeys, and practical advice and practices for keeping well in the face of uncertain and busy times, the panel will leave audience members inspired, enlivened and encouraged to create more joy, wellness and balance at work and at home. 

Speakers include:

The 2020 Global Culture Forum - Virtually Incredible!

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Alexion’s annual Global Culture FORUM brings together a team of global Culture Champions and Connectors to share ideas, inspire one another, and gain new insights on how to advance our culture and continue to embed a patient-centric mindset in everything we do. This is especially critical in our current environment. “We are all facing similar challenges despite our location and role within the company. We all have a critical role to play in continuing to drive and foster the culture we are striving for,” said Sally Collins, Head of U.S. Sales, Metabolics.

Merck Named to Working Mother Best Companies Lists

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Merck is proud to be named one of Working Mother's 100 best companies for 2020, a distinction we've been honored to receive for more than 30 years running, and a 2020 Best Companies for Dads, for the third consecutive year.  With a focus on forward-thinking programs supporting parental leave, family support, flexibility and career development, these recognitions are proof of the company’s co

HR's Vital Role for Empowering Employee Experiences & Workplace Culture

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These are unprecedented times for human health and safety. The pandemic impacts the very nature of how we live and work. But business continues to move forward, albeit in new ways and, for many, from distributed locations.

For HR professionals leading their companies through this tumultuous time, it’s vital that we reflect on employee experience.

Remote Collaboration Technologies in Action

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The following is an excerpt from the 2019 CSR report.

Remote collaboration technologies help Cisco and our clients reduce emissions from air travel and commuting. These technologies include Webex Teams, Cisco TelePresence, Cisco Webex, Cisco Unified Communications, and Cisco Jabber collaboration solutions. Beyond reducing emissions, these technologies also increase employee productivity, promote work-life balance, and help us build customer relationships.

Working Mother Recognizes Merck as one of the Best Companies for Dads

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Merck is honored to have been on the Working Mother’s 100 Best Companies list for over 30 years. We are thrilled to be on the inaugural Working Mother’s Best Companies for Dads list, too. These lists recognize companies that set the standard for mom-friendly and dad-friendly work places.

Merck allows employees to have the family they always dreamed of. See the video above to hear from a few Merck dads on why Merck is a great place to work.

Learn more about work-life balance at Merck.

You Don’t Have to Wait to Be Successful: How Astellas Supported my Professional Growth as a Working Mother

Heidi McCabe, Professional Sales Representative at Astellas
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After being out of the workforce for a decade to raise my five children, I re-joined the professional world at Astellas as a Professional Sales Representative. Worried that I had been out of the workplace rhythm too long, I was consumed with self-doubt about my professional performance capabilities. I felt guilt that my re-entry into the professional world would take time and attention away from my family. I was confident that I had mastered the mom role, but I was apprehensive about how my skills of running a busy household would translate to a professional job.

Duke Energy Named One of the World’s Best Employers by Forbes

Company’s comprehensive benefits and inclusive culture set the company apart
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CHARLOTTE, N.C. – Duke Energy has been named to Forbes magazine’s 2018 list of the World’s Best Employers. Duke Energy is one of only nine electric utilities in the U.S. to make the list.  

The ranking is based on Forbes’ 2018 Global 2000 rankings, which included publicly traded companies from 60 countries. Employees were asked to rate their own employer and the likelihood they would recommend the company to a friend or family member.

Company performance highlights include:

Working Mother Magazine Names Astellas Among 100 Best Companies in the U.S. Across All Industries

Astellas ranked in recognition of its commitment and support for working mothers
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NORTHBROOK, Ill., September 25, 2018 /3BL Media/ -- Astellas was named one of the 2018 "100 Best Companies" by Working Mother magazine for its commitment to establishing a corporate culture supportive of working moms and their families.

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