It is estimated that people spend 90,000 hours of their lives at work; therefore, all individuals should be encouraged to choose professions that make them happy and fulfilled. Work-home spillover, referred to as the extent to which work either advantageously or adversely impacts home and vice versa, is the relationship between the two areas of life that were once thought to exist in different realms but are today more interwoven than ever. Research on the positive interconnection between happiness in the workplace and affective commitment, family and life, and finally, one's physical and mental well-being exists.
The Office of Career Services and the Women’s & Gender Equity Center have celebrated students who “Flip the Script” on gender stereotypes and enter the programs they are passionate about. Review our spotlights to encourage others to “Flip the Script.”