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Ring in the New Year with Work-Life Balance

Date: 12/28/2017
Author: Carrie Sadler

As we enter the new calendar year, business owners should not only be thinking about their personal New Year’s resolutions, but also some resolutions within their workplace. Setting realistic goals not only benefits the business, but the employees as well. There are several great ways to benefit your employees this year, one being enhancing work-life balance.

Work-life balance is an important concept that supports the efforts of employees as they split their time and energy between work and the other important aspects of their lives. This practice is greatly impacted by the employers, who institute policies that enable employees to easily pursue more balanced lives.

Without the help of employers, the pursuit of work-life balance increases the stress level for many employees. When they spend the majority of their days on work-related activities and feel as if they are neglecting their personal lives, unhappiness can occur. Having work-life balance allows employees to feel as if they are paying attention to all aspects of their lives, thus easing the stress.

So what can you do to enhance the work-life balance within your business? Employers can easily assist their employees by offering such opportunities as flexible work schedules, PTO policies and company-sponsored family events and activities. Many businesses offer these types of perks for employees, but there are other ways to assist. The following are additional methods that can encourage a healthy work-life balance:

Achieving a comfortable work-life balance does not just happen; it takes strategy and thought. You can make work-life balance a labor of love with a little strategy and collaboration. Running a business is a huge responsibility, so employers may not have time to display or even assist with a healthy work-life balance. Business owners that yearn for a healthy work-life balance can also seek assistance. HR outsourcing organizations, such as AlphaStaff, can assist with complicated payroll and HR matters, allowing owners to free up time. With AlphaStaff, even the business owner can take a break.

To find out how AlphaStaff can provide you with the tools and services needed to simplify your business, please contact Vice President of Strategic Business Development, Jeniece Carter-Henson at or at 727.365.6722.