We are all entitled to personal time and whether you choose to spend that with your children, your friends, a Tinder date or Netflix is irrelevant.
Make sure you get out of the (home) office on time.
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This situation -- the inequity between what workplaces in Australia are legally obliged to do and what happens in reality -- really felt wrong. And despite implementing various policies that are designed to improve work-life balance, such as flexi-time, nothing seemed to be having a big enough impact.
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Implying that a balance is required implies a weighing of opposing forces competing against each other, like a set of scales or a see-saw. More of one means less of the other. Immediately the war is waged between work and life. But is it real?
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