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Category Archives: work life balance

  • Modern Motherhood: Attitudes of Australian mums of younger kids

    • December 19, 2016
    • Neer Korn

    Our latest study, Mums of Young Ones: Understanding Modern Motherhood looks at the attitudes, behaviour, stresses and joys of Australian mothers with young children. While much has changed when it comes to priorities and lifestyle, many things have not.

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  • Life for middle income families

    • October 21, 2015
    • Neer Korn

    An insult that is commonly hurled at politicians is that they are “out of touch” with middle Australia, the ocean of ordinary hard working and middle income earning mums and dads. For our latest study Middle Income Families: Lifestyle & Priorities we spoke to many such Australians and there are a couple of key things those on higher incomes should understand about their lives, worries and aspirations.

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  • Work/Life Balance Number One Issue for SINKS/DINKS

    • February 16, 2014
    • Neer Korn

    As part of our latest study (SINKS/DINKS Lifestyle) we conducted an exercise on priorities and aspirations. On a white board were listed around 40 key words and expressions. The group participants, all single and couples in their 20s & 30s and without children, were asked to write down the three which they felt were most relevant to their lives today. These included such things as health and wellbeing, travel, mortgage, debt, family and relationships to name a few. The one most commonly chosen was surprising. Despite none of them having kids, their most significant issue for was achieving work/life balance.

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  • Working Without Chains

    • May 11, 2012
    • Neer Korn

    There is a common dream that continues to be shared by so many Australians in relation to their working lives. Across the country, so many Australians desire to work for themselves, to be self-employed. It is about not being beholden to an employer or company and being masters of their time and solely rewarded for […]

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