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By Robert Half June 13, 2017 at 6:28am

WORK-LIFE BALANCE IMPROVING

Managers Are Leading the Way

Workers were asked: How has your work-life balance changed, if at all, from three years ago?

TOTAL AGE 18-34 AGE 35-54 AGE 55+
Improved significantly 23% 35% 17% 10%
Improved somewhat 29% 32% 29% 21%
No change 37% 24% 43% 52%
Worsened somewhat 10% 8% 9% 14%
Worsened significantly 2% 2% 3% 3%

How supportive is your manager of your efforts to achieve work-life balance?

TOTAL AGE 18-34 AGE 35-54 AGE 55+
Very supportive 54% 62% 47% 50%
Somewhat supportive 37% 34% 40% 34%
Not at all supportive 10% 4% 13% 16%

When it comes to work-life balance, how would you characterize the example set by your manager?

TOTAL AGE 18-34 AGE 35-54 AGE 55+
Excellent 31% 38% 26% 25%
Good 43% 41% 45% 42%
Fair 18% 16% 18% 22%
Poor 9% 5% 12% 10%

Source: Robert Half Management Resources survey of more than 1,000 U.S. workers; totals may not equal 100 percent due to rounding

© 2017 Robert Half Management Resources. An Equal Opportunity Employer M/F/Disability/Veterans.

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