An even distribution of weight enabling someone or something to remain upright and steady. A condition in which different elements are equal or in the correct proportions.
Some examples of the following services that create a balanced and flexible workplace.
1) Lactation / Quiet Rooms
Some employees in your department may require a quiet place to rest due to medical reasons, or nursing mothers in your department may need a private area for lactation. To meet the needs of these employees, set up quiet/lactation rooms. These areas can either be temporary arrangements or permanent sites. Use of these rooms by employees must be during the lunch hour, on breaks, or before or after work unless there is a flex schedule or work time has been granted by you or the employee’s direct supervisor.
2) Employee Assistance Programs
EAP benefits provides eligible employees and their family members access to an array of work-life resource and referral services.
- Child care options, child safety, parenting resources, schools, pregnancy, adoption, special needs, summer camps, etc.
- Short- and long-term senior care options, caregiving resources, retirement, transportation services, meal delivery, etc.
- Legal and financial concerns
- Providing an interactive website that has quick tips, in-depth articles, live and on-demand webinars, interactive calculators, podcasts, provider searches, online moderated discussion groups, and more to help with a wide variety of work and life needs.
- Work / Life Balance, EAP services promote creating a healthy workplace in order to increase employee engagement, skills and well-being. In addition to individual counseling, offering a broad array of training, crisis response and group services.
- Counseling and Consultation
-Training and group services
3) Flexible Work Arrangements - flexible work arrangements, such as telecommuting, compressed work weeks, and flexible working hours/flextime, may increase employee job satisfaction and retention