The pandemic has revolutionised people’s idea of work-life balance. Today, 81% of workers see their professional career as just a part of a full and satisfactory life (ManpowerGroup, The New Human Age: 2023 Workforce Trends).

Workers of all ages and genders are looking for companies that can actively recognise and support the importance of a healthier work-life balance.

In a scenario characterised by global trends such as Quiet quitting, Great resignation, mental health issues and low work engagement, companies can take on an active role in caring for their employees so as to attract and retain talent, fostering the sustainability of the company itself. And the data collected by Lifeed proves it.

In order to attract, retain and develop talent, companies must focus on four main areas:


This report presents the data collected by Lifeed’s 2022 Survey, which analysed the answers of 1,125 participants in its learning paths. The survey revealed the skills and talent developed by people during their life transitions: becoming parents or caregivers, or going through a period of significant change like facing the consequences of the pandemic and changing jobs.

The analysis of the results proves the effectiveness of Life Based Learning, the method devised by Lifeed that enables people to transfer their soft skills and talent from their personal to professional lives and vice versa.