Work-Life Effectiveness

Work-Life  effectiveness is a talent management strategy that fosters strong performance for both individuals and organizations over the long-term by promoting work environments that are capable of responding to changes in business needs quickly, creatively, and efficiently while providing employees the control they need to work smarter, address their non-work priorities, and be resilient and effective.

  • Navigate work-life issues by learning about flexible work arrangements and health and family topics. 

  • Catalyzing
    How Workplace Flexibility Can Promote Inclusion and Prioritize Talent

    On paper, workplace flexibility sounds great. It’s known to increase retention, boost career aspirations and productivity, and decrease absenteeism—all benefits to both the employee and the employer. These advantages are also probably why over 80% of companies offer some kind of flexible work arrangement. 

    August 10, 2017 by Liz Mulligan-Ferry

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    Here’s Why Paid Leave Matters—to Everyone

    As a child of the 1970s and 1980s who lived in the San Francisco Bay Area, many of my friends’ parents were divorced, including mine. The majority of both parents also worked, once again including mine, so my brother and I went to a daycare center until we were old enough to become latchkey kids....

    May 16, 2017 by Serena Fong

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    2018 Catalyst Awards Conference and Dinner

    2018 Catalyst Awards Conference and Dinner

    March 20, 2018

    New York Hilton Midtown

    Has your organization made positive changes to its workplace culture that advance women and diverse groups? Has this work made an impact—and do you have results to prove it? By applying for the Catalyst Award...

    Date & Time:
    20 March 2018
    Location:
    New York Hilton Midtown
    1335 Avenue of the Americas
    New York, New York 10019, USA
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    Catalyst Europe Roundtable: Successfully Managing Flexible Work Arrangements - London

    At this Catalyst Europe roundtable discussion we will share facts, research and experiences on how different employers accommodate the growing need of flexibility, work-life effectiveness, and combining family and career.

    Date & Time:
    14 June 2017
    1:30 p.m. - 3:30 p.m. BST
    Location:
    Rio Tinto
    London, UK
  • Catalyzing
    Become a Better Leader by Knowing More About Your Employees

    Getting to know the employees you work with each day both professionally and personally is key. Once you understand their backgrounds, work habits, and individual personalities, you’ll be better equipped to lead them. 

    January 6, 2017 by Jessica Thiefels

  • Catalyzing
    Catalyst World Watch India: Three Important Issues We’re Following in India This Month

    It is clear that conversations in India are moving toward creating a more inclusive environment. India is seeing a number of cultural and societal changes that are reflected in the corporate world and will lead to growth of businesses and the economy.

    For example, laws are being amended to bring...

    February 23, 2016 by Catalyst

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    The Case for Extended Paternity Leave in the Netherlands

    Dutch business media lit up recently with the story of Yonego, a small Internet marketing company based in the city of Breda, which has agreed to offer its employees four weeks paid paternity leave. The first candidate starts his papamaand in April 2016. This is in stark contrast to the statutory...

    February 18, 2016 by Caroline Pickard

  • Catalyst Event
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    Webinar: Maximizing Work-Life and Workplace Flexibility

    In today’s increasingly globalized, technology-charged world, the typical office workplace has drastically changed, forcing employees to change with it. Workplace flexibility has never been more important. It’s no longer just a nice to have, it’s a vital strategic business tool that organizations...

    Date & Time:
    20 October 2016

    11:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. ET

    3:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m. UTC