Akintola, Esther Modupe & Jolaade, Isaac Akindele

Employees take an essential part in the overall performance of every organization including the well-being of their family. The study investigated the Work-Life Balance and Performance of Employees at the Federal Polytechnic, Ilaro. This study employed descriptive research technique to achieve its objectives. The targeted population comprised all employees who are currently working in the Federal Polytechnic, Ilaro, Ogun State. A structured questionnaire which consists of sixteen items was used to elicit data from the respondents which were selected using a simple random sampling technique. The researcher sent out one hundred (100) copies of questionnaires and eighty (80) copies were duly completed and retrieved. The researcher, therefore, used a total of eighty (80 copies) of the questionnaire for the purpose of analysis. Data obtained were analyzed using STATA 12.1 statistical software. The findings revealed a notable influence of work-life balance on the efficiency, effectiveness and job attitude of employees in the Federal Polytechnic, Ilaro. The study concluded that when employees are capable of managing their family as well as their work activities effectively, their performance will improve. It was therefore recommended that employers should always encourage their employees to give priority to their work and life undertakings. When they are able to succeed in this regard, they will be stirred to perform their duties professionally and commendably. This is because employees are happier and get more committed to an organization and also put in their best when they are able to balance their work and the demands of life. Keywords: Work-life Balance, Performance, Organization, Job, Employee Performance 0150