The lack of balanced working conditions causes 31% of current workers to consider accepting another job if they were offered a better combination of work and lifestyle, found the report The new Human Age. Workers of all ages and genders surveyed look for employers who recognize and actively support a healthier work-life balance, as 48% of employees say they overwork at least a week on a regular basis.
The employed population in Mexico mostly works weekly from 35 to more than 48 hours; 47.4% work between 35 and 48 hours, and 27.0%, in days of more than 48 hours, according to the Inegi.
While the main activity to which time is spent outside of work is sleeping, an average of 52.8 hours a week. Y only 8.1 hours per week are available for family lifebeing women who focus more time with 8.6 hours a week and men, 7.6.
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Within the framework of June 1, National Work-Family Balance Day, which has the objective of promoting a balance between work and family life, it is important to recognize the urgent need expressed by employees to have periods of rest and recreation.
hand in hand, nearly a third (29%) of employees say they wish their employer had a better understanding of the effort required to complete tasksaccording to the ManpowerGroup report.
The pandemic made it impossible to ignore what was already a growing public health crisis. The task is to spot the warning signs of mental health issues and burnout to provide adequate help and working conditions to employees.
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The company’s study of human capital found that 87% of employees do not want to work from the office full time. Of them, 42% prefer a hybrid model.
Employees want more options on when, where and how to do their work, without the so-called home office becoming endless work. Besides, they value things like personal fulfillment, learning, and growth over simple career advancement.
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