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Work/Life Balance 2001
The Management Today/ Ceridian survey into work/life balance is out, and has some interesting results.

WRN defines a 'women returner' as someone who has taken a break from employment. We would appreciate your assistance in helping us to identify some key issues relating to the personal circumstances and occupational interests of women returners. We would be grateful if you would take some time to answer the few questions we have set out below. Any information you provide will be treated in the strictest confidence. Thank you for your assistance in this matter.

Personal details:

Level of qualifications CSE GCSE
O Level A Level
Diploma Degree
Any other qualifications
Marital status
No. of dependant children
Ages of dependant children


Q1. What work did you do prior to taking your career break from employment? Were you working full-time or part-time?

Q2. How long have you been on a break from employment?

Q3. What have you been doing during your career break? E.g. studying, caring for children or other relatives, travelling etc

Q4. Are you in receipt of any state benefits other than child benefit?

Q5. Would you prefer to return to work on a part-time or full-time basis?

Full time Part time

Q6. Are you interested in returning to a particular type of work?

Yes No

Q7. If yes which type of work are you interested in? For example Education, Health, Textiles, Retail, Transport, Hospitality etc

Q8. Do you have information you need about the work you are interested in? If yes, where did you get the information? If no, where would you go for information?

Q9. Would you be interested in attending a day where you could obtain more general information about work and training opportunities in your region to explore different options that would help inform your decision about returning to work?

Yes No

Q10. Would you be interested in spending a taster day with an organisation in the type of work of your choice to get more information about how you might return to/enter that type of work?

Yes No

Q11. Would you like to be informed in the future should events of the kind described at Q8 & Q9 take place?

Yes No



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