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.

  • Report
    Making Work Flexible: Policy to Practice

    Making Work Flexible: Policy to Practice is a practical, comprehensive guide that shows organizations and managers how to implement and manage flexible work arrangements in corporations and professional firms. The study focuses on the business case, which provides strong motivation for adopting...

    Date: February 6, 1996
    Region: United States
  • Catalyzing
    Mindfulness: Being In The Now Without Bias, Blame Or Shame

    When we find ourselves dealing with workplace demands of stress, anxiety, and doubt, the best thing we can do is rise above the fray with the peace of mindfulness: being in the now, without bias, shame, or blame. The book, God is a Brown Girl Too,  which is a conversational journey with our higher consciousness, says “there really is no space to be in other than the present moment. Don’t waste all of your time dwelling in the past. Release the past. Whatever took place years ago, months ago, a week ago, a day ago, even a minute ago—no longer exists. Now is the only thing that matters.”   

    April 19, 2018 by Cecilia B. Loving

  • Catalyzing
    Who Says My Mom Can’t Have It All? Reflections of a Teenage Son

    As on most Sunday mornings, my family was poring over the weekend paper, discussing the news, when my Mom handed me an article by Stephanie Coontz, Do Millennial Men Want Stay-at-Home Wives? The article references a study by Joanna Pepin and David Cotter on high school seniors and their gender...

    November 22, 2017 by Pranav Mulgund

  • Catalyst Event
    Webinar: Adapting to the Future of Work

    Join this webinar for an in-depth look at the changing and flexible workplace, drawing on leading Catalyst research, tools, and practices.

    Date & Time:
    18 July 2018
    11:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. ET
  • 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

  • Catalyzing
    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

  • Catalyst Event
    2018 Catalyst Awards Conference

    Register now to find the tools, expert knowledge, and stories you need to build workplaces that work for women.

    Date & Time:
    20 March 2018
    8:00 a.m. - 4:15 p.m.
    New York Hilton Midtown
    1335 Avenue of the Americas
    New York, New York 10019
  • Catalyst Event
    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
    Rio Tinto
    London, UK