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.

  • Catalyst Event
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    Working Flexibly in the Real World

    Workplace flexibility has never been more important. It’s no longer just nice to have; it’s a vital strategic business tool that most organizations need to have in order to maximize talent. Join Anna Beninger and Liz Mulligan-Ferry, both Directors in Catalyst’s Research department, for an...

    Date & Time:
    30 October 2014
    11:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. EST
  • Catalyzing
    Mothers Need More Than Cards and Flowers

    Sunday was my fourth Mother’s Day—and in addition to my family, I celebrated the fact that one of the largest public university systems in the country has finally adopted a parental accommodation policy for its several thousand doctoral students. Crucially, this policy is sex-neutral and applies...

    May 14, 2014 by Catherine X

  • Speakers Bureau
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    P. inc.’s Women Returning to Work Panel: Bangalore

    Shachi Irde, Executive Director, Catalyst India WRC, will speak on a panel that explores how stay-at-home moms transition back into the workforce. The event, which is being hosted by P.inc. will feature a group of women who have successfully returned to work after starting a family. The panel...

    Date & Time:
    25 April 2014
    10:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.
    Location:
    Bangalore, India
  • Catalyst Event
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    Overcoming the Stigma of Flextime: Palo Alto

    Technology has drastically changed the typical office workplace. Successful companies now focus on productivity and results rather than face time and hours worked. Catalyst’s work-life effectiveness research and tools offer information about the barriers and myths to progress and solutions for...

    Date & Time:
    5 June 2014
    8:00 a.m – 10:00 a.m.
    Location:
    DLA Piper
    2000 University Avenue
    East Palo Alto, CA 94303
  • Catalyzing
    The Woman I Admire Most Never Had It All

    As a young child, Tuesdays and Thursdays were my favorite days. While the enticingly sweet chocolate chip cookies were an added bonus, the real treat was getting to spend the afternoon with my mother, who was always willing to put down her pile of legal papers to talk junior high crushes. Back...

    February 12, 2014 by Diana Denza

  • Catalyzing
    Attention, Companies: Don Draper’s Days Are Numbered

    The US President said many things in his State of the Union address on Tuesday. But it was his impassioned plea for workplace equality that really stood out to me, as Catalyst’s President & CEO:

    Today, women make up about half our workforce. But they still make 77 cents for every dollar a man...

    February 3, 2014 by Deborah Gillis

  • Catalyzing
    Fathers Are Parents, Too

    I’ve had the privilege of being an at-home dad for over eight years. It's a privilege because my wife and I are financially stable enough for me to work without a paycheck. It’s a privilege because I’ve been able to battle through my own internal conflicts, society's gender stereotypes, certain...

    November 21, 2013 by Matt Schneider

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    Catalyst Europe Roundtable: Zurich

    What does the workplace of the future look like? How relevant is the topic of flexible working to an organization’s ability to attract and retain diverse talent now – and five years from now? Catalyst Europe is pleased to invite you to a member roundtable discussion hosted by Zurich Insurance....

    Date & Time:
    24 January 2014
    12:00 – 15:00 CET
    Location:
    Zurich
  • Catalyzing
    Work-Life Balance Should Be Liberating, Not Oppressive

    Picture a circus balancing act in which the performer stands one-legged atop a ball while juggling flaming torches. Sound terrifying? You bet! But this image captures how many working women feel on a daily basis.

    As with other high-pressure professions, a career in law (my chosen field) is...

    November 18, 2013 by Kate Broer

  • Speakers Bureau
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    Working Parent Networking Leadership Meeting

    Liz Mulligan-Ferry, Senior Associate, Research, and Rachel Soares, Director, Research, will speak at the Working Parent Networking Leadership Meeting. The event is hosted by Chubb and will take place in Whitehouse Station, NJ. This event is closed to the public.

    Date & Time:
    30 October 2013