Improving work-life relationships

Our Focus

We help organizations and individuals improve work-life relationships using evidence based, customized tools designed to improve health, well-being, safety, and productivity in both work and non-work roles. Our products and services help implement flexibility and improve work processes to make a healthier work life environment. We improve the performance and well-being of employees, leaders, and organizations.
Go to Assessments


Our off the shelf work-life assessments are proven and ready to use. Tools can be customized to answer your organization’s work-life questions.

Go to Training


Family Supportive Supervisor Training (FSST) is a customized supervisor training program designed to address how supervisors and managers can help workers ease the stress of work and nonwork life.

Go to Consulting


We work as partners with organizations to develop strategies that address current work-life concerns.

JUST RELEASED: In partnership with Dion Leadership, a new e-learning course based on our research is now available. Creating Work-Life Alignment helps managers learn about ways they can combat burnout, reduce turnover, and improve work-life alignment among their employees. Schedule a complimentary live demo today! 


Why Work Life Help?

Work Life Help offers the total package including expertise, evidence based research, products customized for your organization, and personalized attention from our co-founders. We offer a systematic approach that is validated by research and includes behavior modification to drive organizational change.

  • With our systemic approach, we bring evidenced-based research and content specific consulting together.

  • Our concepts and tools have been validated by research.

  • Our services are proven to reduce work life stress and turnover and improve employee well being engagement and productivity.

Our Experts

Work Life Help is a collaboration of leading work life experts who integrate proven effective work life practices with evidence-based assessments, consulting, and training. Watch this video from the co-founders of Work Life Help to learn more about their mission.

Dr. Ellen E. Kossek

Dr. Kossek is the Basil S. Turner Professor at Purdue University’s Krannert School of Management and Director of the Susan Bulkeley Butler Center for Leadership Excellence with a courtesy appointment in Psychological Sciences.
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Dr. Leslie B. Hammer

Dr. Hammer is a Professor of Psychology in the Department of Psychology at Portland State University and a Senior Scientist in the Oregon Institute of Occupational Health Sciences at Oregon Health & Science University.
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Dr. Kristi Manseth

Senior Associate
Dr. Manseth is a Senior Associate with Work Life Help and works as the Research Director at a Portland based evaluation company.

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Training Demo

Family Supportive Supervisor Training (FSST) is a customized supervisor training program developed by professors Leslie B. Hammer, Ph.D., Portland State University and Ellen E. Kossek, Purdue University, to address how supervisors and managers can help workers ease the stress of work and non-work life.

The one hour computer based training introduces four family supportive supervisor behaviors and four performance support behaviors.View a sample of the training here and contact us if you are interested in the full version for your organization.

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