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Taking on more work/Life duties? Start by collecting data

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by Arlene Johnson, VP of WFD Consulting

As work/life benefits have become mainstream, organizations have shifted their administration from stand-alone work/life departments to their employee benefits specialists.

The good news is that the same management skills that contribute to an outstanding comp or benefits program also make for the best work/life programs.

If you’ve inherited your organization’s work/life programs (or soon will), apply the lessons you have learned about good data and clear objectives as a comp and benefits pro to work/life. First, I’ll offer three cautions:

  1. Forget the stereotypes about work/life benefits. Such benefits are not primarily for women or even for parents. Employees of every age, marital status and gender are candidates for flexible schedules, telework, convenience services and other work/life benefits.
  2. Avoid making a laundry list of programs you might implement. First yo...(register to read more)

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