Emerging Ideas. Families Together: Supporting family resilience during the COVID‐19 pandemic

Objective: This study evaluated a rapidly developed program designed tosupport family resilience during the COVID‐19 pandemic. Background: Groundedin Walsh's family resilience framework, Families Tackling Tough TimesTogether (FT) disseminated weekly evidence‐informed content through a publicFacebook group, partner organizations, and on a dedicated website. Method:Facebook and website analytics and weekly brief usage surveys (n with atleast one [Read More...]

2023-06-22T11:00:50-04:00June 22nd, 2023|

The Struggle to Balance Work and Family Life During the COVID-19 Pandemic: Insights Based on the Situations of Working Women in Delhi.

The COVID-19 pandemic generated economic contraction across the world. In India, the stringent lockdown led to extreme distress. The unprecedented situation adversely affected the women's efforts to balance professional life with family life because of a disproportionate increase in their domestic work burden and a shift in their workstation to home. Since every job cannot [Read More...]

2023-06-08T12:48:31-04:00June 8th, 2023|

Amplifying the gender gap in academia: “Caregiving” at work during the pandemic.

We examine the effects of the COVID‐19 pandemic on faculty using survey data. First, we uncover heterogeneity in the immediate effects on research productivity and burnout. Three groups emerged (Career Accelerated, Career Insulated, and Career Headwinds) with female faculty disproportionately represented in Career Headwinds, experiencing both high burnout and declines in research productivity. Second, we [Read More...]

2023-06-08T12:33:36-04:00June 8th, 2023|

Making Flexibility More I-Deal: Advancing Work-Life Equality Collectively

Current research on negotiated individualized flexible work arrangements focuses on highly paid, skilled professional workers. We refer to this as “flexibility through privilege,” the ability to obtain “flexibility I-deals,” due to high labor market power. Yet as work-life tensions grow across occupations globally, most individuals need increased access to flexibility. As the COVID-19 pandemic illuminated, [Read More...]

2023-06-01T11:29:26-04:00June 1st, 2023|

Living and working as a female hotel housekeeper before, during, and after the Covid-19 pandemic

Hotel housekeeping is associated with poor working conditions, including a prevalence of stress. In-depth interviews were conducted with hotel housekeepers to determine the impacts of their working conditions on stress and on their life before, during, and after the Covid-19 pandemic as well as to identify possible solutions. The results indicate that the interviewees all [Read More...]

2023-05-26T09:55:00-04:00May 26th, 2023|

The Impact of COVID-19 on U.S. Computer Science Faculty’s Turnover Intentions: The Role of Gender.

The COVID-19 pandemic has been challenging for college faculty, with evidence that it has the potential to exacerbate pre-pandemic gender inequities in work demands (Tugend, 2020). The impact of the pandemic may be particularly difficult for women in male-dominated STEM fields such as computer science that pose additional challenges and had high attrition rates among [Read More...]

2023-05-03T12:08:44-04:00May 3rd, 2023|

Work, life and COVID‐19: a rapid review and practical recommendations for the post‐pandemic workplace

Remote working because of the COVID‐19 pandemic has eroded boundariesbetween work and home, necessitating the need to evaluate the long‐termimpacts of these changes and mitigate any negative effects on workers'work‐life experiences. To do so, we reviewed and examined work‐life researchpublished since the start of the pandemic. The review yielded a sample of 303work‐life scholarly articles, [Read More...]

2023-04-10T12:43:46-04:00April 10th, 2023|

School bells are ringing, but can parents attend? Responses from employed parents of children with SEND

This study's purpose is to examine the work-family conflict of employedparents of children with special educational needs and disabilities (SEND)and those parents' engagement in the schooling of their children. Prior tothe COVID-19 outbreak, 206 parents from the United Kingdom completed aquestionnaire about their school engagement and their work-family strain.Response data were examined employing descriptive and [Read More...]

2023-04-10T12:30:55-04:00April 10th, 2023|

“You Have to Keep in Mind That You’re Dealing with People’s Lives”: How Hospital Service Workers Enact an Ethic of Care

The COVID-19 pandemic heightened the need to examine the health and safety of all workers, especially frontline workers, like hospital service workers (HSWs). Given ongoing pandemic-related challenges like healthcare labor shortages, attention to HSWs is essential. This paper draws from 3 waves of in-depth interviews conducted with HSWs from 2017 to 2020 to understand the [Read More...]

2023-04-10T12:18:45-04:00April 10th, 2023|
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