This is the view of Lyndy van den Barselaar, the MD of workforce solutions provider Manpower South Africa.A recent study found that 37% of millennial respondents worldwide cited the ability to balance work and life as the most important factor when choosing a job. Only 28% said remuneration was their priority.story_article_left1Van den Barselaar has the following advice:• Planning is vital - by employees and employers. "Employers should assist employees in identifying which tasks need to be prioritised. Employees can then plan their days, weeks and even months accordingly";• Take a break from technology. When you're always looking at your work e-mails, it is hard to separate work from home;• It's all about flexibility. Employers need to allow staff to work flexible hours, and employees must show their commitment by not taking advantage of the arrangement;• Schedule time for yourself every single day. It could be a 30-minute walk or coffee with a friend, but do something that will ma...

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