Tag: Work-Life Balance

#ELGLWorkLife: Recruitment On My Mind

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]Join in the #ELGLWorkLife series, survey and webinar focusing on work life balance.  This series aims to address that age-old challenging of balancing professional work with a personal life. This latest #ELGLWorkLife contribution was submitted by Dan Weinheimer (LinkedIn and Twitter), Policy and Project Manager at the City of Fort Collins. Weinheimer, a graduate of the USC MPA … Continued

#ELGLWorkLife: Passion, Promises, Pendulums and Practical Solutions

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]Join in the #ELGLWorkLife series, survey and webinar focusing on work life balance.  This series aims to address that age-old challenging of balancing professional work with a personal life. Rebecca Olson (LinkedIn and Twitter) is the Assistant to the City Manager at the City of Shoreview, MN. She returns to the #ELGLWorkLife series with her second post. Rebecca is an ELGL leader, … Continued

#ELGLWorkLife Toolbox: Tick Tock

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]We create balance through built awareness and focused action. In addition to sharing the experiences of ELGLs, #ELGLWorkLife is offering practical balance tips to help you answer the question “What does balance mean to you?” – and establish achievable pathways to get there. Many thanks to Frieda K. Edgette (ELGL CA, Novos Consulting) for creating … Continued

#ELGLWorkLife: Balance Is Not A Myth

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]Join in the #ELGLWorkLife series, survey and webinar focusing on work life balance.  This series aims to address that age-old challenging of balancing professional work with a personal life. Faith Thompson (LinkedIn) currently serves as Ombuds for the Town of Chapel Hill, NC. The Ombuds acts a resource to the organization, offering informal assistance in … Continued

#ELGLWorkLife: In It Together

Julie Underwood (Twitter & LinkedIn) is the City Manager of Mercer Island, WA. Her husband Todd Fiala is a software engineer for Apple. Together they wrote this article to share some insights and tips for how to try and achieve work-life balance with a family (children ages 14, 10, and 5), demanding careers, and a supportive, loving marriage. Ironically, … Continued

#ELGLWorkLife: A Moving Target

[vc_row full_width=”” parallax=”” parallax_image=””][vc_column width=”1/1″][vc_column_text]Join in the #ELGLWorkLife series, survey and webinar focusing on work life balance.  This series aims to address that age-old challenging of balancing professional work with a personal life. About the Author Shannon David (LinkedIn & Twitter) is a local government enthusiast who joined the City of Syracuse, NY after graduating with … Continued

I’ve Never Worked Harder Than When I Worked from Home

Patrick W. Rollens (LinkedIn & Twitter) arrived in the public sector after a career in journalism. As communications coordinator at the Village of Oak Park and advisory board member with ELGL, he draws upon his skills as a journalist to track emerging trends in communications and social media. Yep, just what the headline says. During my … Continued

#ELGLWorkLife: Seven Life Hacks

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]This is my contribution to the “Work-Life Balance” series for ELGL. My goal is to provide some practical tips to help with the balance conundrum in the short term. I fully realize that it will take long term and systemic policy change for us to find true balance between our public service careers and personal … Continued

Take Back Your Sunday

This series addresses that age-old challenging of balancing professional work with a personal life. Ryan Adams (Twitter, LinkedIn) is the Managing Director of Public Services for the City of Athens, Texas.  How it Begins It starts easily enough. Big breakfast, a cup of coffee, and the whole day lies ahead of you. The clock hits 10am, then … Continued

#ELGLWorkLife: Would You Accept a Glimpse into Your Future?

[vc_row full_width=”” parallax=”” parallax_image=””][vc_column width=”1/1″][vc_column_text]Join in the #ELGLWorkLife series, survey and webinar focusing on work life balance.  This series aims to address that age-old challenging of balancing professional work with a personal life.   Jason Jones (Twitter and LinkedIn) is a graduate of North Carolina State University where he received a B.A. in Political Science and a … Continued

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