Hong Kong workforce struggles to maintain work-life balance

15.03.2012

or a device provided by their employer to check work-related email put further stress on employees to respond immediately regardless of their situation, he noted

"With increasing work and life complexity, business leaders need to be clear in their expectations of employees and what is required of each individual role," Keegan said. "With 40% of employees in Hong Kong reporting they have changed roles in the last six months, providing greater levels of flexibility and the workplace environment for employees to shape their careers around lifestyle priorities is helping many employers to stand-out in today's skills-short environment.

For employees, it is important to understand that the notion of balance is self-defined and is not a destination. They need to set boundaries to create their own sense of balance around what is personally and professionally important for them.