Top 5 Ways HR Can Improve Work-Life Balance In 2022

hr can improve work life balance

hr can improve work life balance

Last updated on July 6th, 2022 at 07:50 am

Human resources departments know how important work-life balance is for employees. Creating harmony between our personal and professional lives is important for employees. Many assume that employees are solely responsible for managing their work-life balance, but Human Resource (HR) plays an important role in creating a healthy work-life balance. Below is a guide on how HR can improve employees’ work-life balance in 2022.

Create a healthy work environment

An HR should create a healthy work environment for employees. People tend to leave their job if the environment is toxic. Reportedly, employees’ productivity drops 19% every hour they work beyond the typical 8-hour shift. HR should offer a healthy environment to employees where they can take casual leaves and have the opportunity to work from home.

Help managers promote a healthy work-life balance

Managers need to maintain healthy boundaries between work and home. After a long meeting, managers should encourage employees to take a break before returning to work. They can recharge after work. After working hours, managers should not call employees unnecessarily.

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Create opportunities in the workplace

Employees want to feel valued in the workplace. They want to participate in important projects.  It will increase their engagement at work. No employee wants to pass their time at the office.

Implement an employee mental health program

If you focus on employees, they can work really well. You can implement work-life balance programs at the office to support workplace well-being, reduce burnout, and improve employee engagement.

Support employees during their hard time

When employees face a hard time in their personal life, support them. Do not give them excessive workload. It will make them feel good. After the difficult phase, they will return to work with more enthusiasm.

These are the top 5 ways HR can improve work-life balance.

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