Tag Archives: work life balance

ten things everyone under 25 who works in agencies needs to know

1) We’re in the business of communication and persuasion, not putting-cool-stuff-on-screens (be they tv, pc or mobile).  Making sure that the right message reaches the right people is what matters.  Deciding which media is right for the job is vital – [...]
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on allowing good people to work where and when they work best

There seems to be a movement in the marketing community towards better work-life balance. Whether it’s Chime’s Amelia Torode championing flexible and part-time working for Mums or what seems to be a massive increase in senior staff switching to [...]
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all of AdLand needs better work/life balance – not just working mums

I’ve been reading a lot about work-life balance recently, including this piece in Campaign (paywall, sorry) by Gail Gallie of Fallon London advocating a better deal for working mums in the ad industry and this enormous essay in Atlantic Magazine by [...]
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Are you playing the game without knowing what the prize is?

Northern Planner posted today about work-life conflict.  Can you be brilliant and awesome at something work-related while still having an actual life outside work?  As he reasons in his post, ‘you can’t do interesting work if you don’t do [...]
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Does your work life have an OFF switch?

Since I got into this whole working-for-myself lark, the line between work and leisure has got rather blurred. I now have the flexibility to, say, take Friday off to go and watch a horse show, then catch up with my invoicing on Saturday evening.  The thing [...]
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blurring boundaries

I just read a great post from Drew McLellan on the blurring of boundaries between our home and work lives.  Its not exactly a hot new trend, but an incredibly important one.  To my mind, its not just that our personal lives are being invaded by work [...]
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