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VIDEO-PRESENTATION-INFOGRAPHICS: Work-Life Design – Get on Board: The New Balance |Kelly Global Workforce Research

In this video, Thomas Wedell-Wedellsborg, coauthor of Innovation as Usual, explains how the physical environment affects innovation — and how to change it for the better.

A growing movement within the workforce, Work-Life Design redefines the concept of work-life balance. It recognizes that workers have ever-evolving needs, interests, and aspirations. They also want to “design” the perfect balance between their personal and professional lives.

Highly talented individuals are demanding more from their job and working environment than ever before.

Based on Kelly’s global workforce survey of more than 164,000 people from 28 countries, this report collects insights from workers in Europe and the Asia-Pacific region. In particular, it identifies a shift in workforce expectations and attitudes that is pressuring organizations to reimagine how they acquire and manage talent – an approach we call “Work-Life Design.” A growing movement within the workforce, Work-Life Design redefines the concept of work-life balance. It does more than pay lip-service to flexible working hours. It recognizes that workers have ever-evolving needs, interests, and aspirations. They also crave actualization in and out of work and want to “design” the perfect balance between their personal and professional lives. Employers are keenly aware that skilled candidates for positions are in short supply. The competition to secure top talent is often intense. Building a dynamic workplace around the principles of Work-Life Design has the potential to empower individuals, and unlock exciting new advantages for organizations.

Work Life Design_KGWI 2015Employers are keenly aware that skilled candidates for positions are in short supply. The competition to secure top talent is often intense. Building a dynamic workplace around the principles of Work-Life Design has the potential to empower individuals, and unlock exciting new advantages for organizations.                                               Download Report

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Work-life design is not just a trend – it’s a movement. Talent has a choice of where and how to work and information technology workers are well aware of their market power and value, so if they are dissatisfied, they know they can find a better opportunity.

Learn more about what your best IT talent wants and needs from their employers.

 

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Engineering: The impact and benefits of work-life design

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Work-life design is not just a trend – it’s a movement.

For employers of engineering talent, the costs of not adapting to a work-life design environment are high. By not changing, organizations risk the turnover of top, engaged workers. They narrow the range of talent they can attract, and may compromise performance and innovation.

Learn more about what your best engineering talent wants and needs from their employers.

Science: Get On Board

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Work-life design is not just a trend – it’s a movement. Talent has a choice of where and how to work, which means your best talent is looking for greater control and ownership over how they integrate work and their personal lives and passions.

Learn more about what your best scientific talent wants and needs from their employers.

 

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Finance and Accounting: Get On Board

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Work-life design is not just a trend – it’s a movement. Talent has a choice of where and how to work, which means your best talent is looking for greater control and ownership over how they integrate work and their personal lives and passions.

Learn more about what your best finance talent wants and needs from their employers.

 

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