Salt Lake City, UT
“Our goal is to enable our employees to live their best lives in and out of the office,” says Casey Kleinman, Access Development’s CEO. “We’re particularly proud of this award because it speaks to the dedication our employees have to their work as well as their families. We’re honored to play an important role for them.”
American College of Healthcare Sciences
“We’re honored to be recognized with a When Work Works Award for the second year in a row,” says Dorene Petersen, ACHS president and founder. “At ACHS, we believe that true health and happiness comes from a holistic approach to all that we do. Our commitment to family friendly and flexible workplace practices empowers our employees to live what we teach, which is integral to the success of our mission and vision and supporting the students and graduates we serve.”
Amerisure Mutual Insurance Company
Farmington Hills, MI
“Each time we win a workplace award, it’s a reminder of how each of us contributes to help make this company as strong as it is,” says Angela McBride, Chief Administrative Officer. “All of our employees played an important role in winning the When Work Works Award. We look forward to continuing to create such an engaged and effective team of employees.”
“As a company, we’re guided by our unique culture every day,” said Collette Taylor, senior vice president Human Resources and Facilities. “We care for our own people, and that care is ultimately reflected in our commitment to the thousands of people around the world who rely on our medicines.”
“From the beginning, our intention at BambooHR has been to focus on our people and culture first. We knew that if we built a great place to work, other areas of the business would follow,” said Ben Peterson, CEO and co-founder of BambooHR. “It’s exciting to see our efforts recognized by a distinguished organization like SHRM, and we’re honored to receive this award.”
BDO USA, LLP
“To once again be recognized with this award by the Society for Human Resource Management is powerful evidence of our firm’s long-term commitment to our people,” said Cathy Moy, Chief People Officer of BDO USA. “These awards are especially gratifying because they use an employee survey as a major part of the evaluation process, which reinforces the value our people place on the flexibility we provide.”
BANK W Holdings, LLC
“One of BANK W’s core company focuses is our local community and we feel honored to be recognized in the New Hampshire category,” said Jason Kroll, Managing Partner of BANK W Holdings. “We have always taken pride in effective workplace practices and employee flexibility,” Kroll added.
West Hartford, CT
“BlumShapiro is committed to developing and retaining a best-in-class organization that ensures our employees have the knowledge and skills, plus the necessary mentoring and training to unlock their true potential,” said Joseph A. Kask, chief executive officer of BlumShapiro. “Central to this commitment is providing our employees with opportunities for growth and helping them advance their careers in an environment that treats everyone equally, while respecting diversity.”
“It’s a great honor to have been selected for this award for the second consecutive year,” said Sara Bell, SPHR, SHRM-SCP and chief human resources officer at BlumShapiro. “Our culture of mutual respect and teamwork means that we celebrate our professional and personal accomplishments together, and this award is shared by everyone in our firm.”
capSpire, Inc. (already on website)
“We are honored to once again receive national recognition for our efforts to create a company culture that supports and encourages work-life fit. Employees who achieve a healthy work-life fit are often less stressed, more productive, and increasingly loyal. Happy, motivated employees put our company in the best possible position to provide solid results for our clients,” said Jeff Hardcastle, co-founder of capSpire.
Career Path Services
“This is the ninth time in the last ten years that When Work Works has recognized Career Path Services’ employees for making this such a great place to be. This is not so much about us as an employer, as it is about our employees and Board members who decide every day to make us better for our customers, better at our work, and better for one another,” said George Iranon, CEO of Career Path Services.
Casey Health Institute
“Working with patients in primary healthcare is one of the more challenging work environments in America today. Casey Health opened its doors in 2012 with a commitment to engage and motivate our staff to both lead our patients toward better health and be examples of health ourselves. Our team is a purpose driven and diverse mix of individuals from various backgrounds, working to provide the best possible patient care while collaborating to support and learn from each other. Workplace flexibility is at the core of our model as a nonprofit and keeps our patients and employees at the center of our consciousness. We offer employee wellness programs, perks including standing desks and yoga classes, as well as leave policies and work schedules that help support a good work-life balance.” said David Fogel, MD, Chief Executive Officer and Co-Founder of Casey Health Institute.
Cobec Consulting, Inc.
“Cobec is extremely proud to receive an award that truly exemplifies our core values,” said Kevin Orlandi, Cobec’s HR Manager. “Workplace flexibility, work-life balance and organizational empowerment is something this company strives to achieve, day-in and day-out. An organizational philosophy and culture of this nature comes from the top down. Our flexible culture only succeeds by having the most trustworthy employees. We easily recognize that our dedicated and trustworthy people are our greatest asset.”
Sioux Falls, SD
“Click Rain was founded on the values of faith, family, and work—so we have worked to ensure a positive workplace culture,” said Carissa Schoffelman, Accounting and Employee Relations Manager. “We’re fortunate to live and work in Sioux Falls, which has a booming economy and vibrant cultural scene, and we love to support our local community by serving others in a variety of ways. We’re also an Inc. 5000 company, which means we’re growing—fast. We’ve been able to increase our workforce and do our part to keep top talent in the Sioux Falls area.”
“Respect and trust are crucial to the success of a flexible work culture,” said Allison O’Kelly, Corps Team Founder and CEO. “Our company’s core values (Cohesive & Collaborative Culture, Ownership, Responsible Flexibility, Pride & Service Excellence) drive our business and provide the foundation necessary for our flexible work environment.”
CSM Group, Inc.
“This recognition helps us, as an organization, substantiate that our corporate culture makes a difference in our team members’ quality of life,” said Todd McDonald, president of CSM Group. “We put a big emphasis on ‘treat others as they would like to be treated.’ This is a phrase that lives in our culture and is messaged to us by our CEO.”
CST Group, CPAs, PC
“Once again, CST Group has been recognized for its powerful company culture, which supports our employees and the community we practice in,” said Joe Romagnoli, managing partner, CST Group. “We thank SHRM for this recognition, and hope that other companies can learn from our best practices.”
“We are honored to be the only company in Alabama to receive the SHRM 2017 When Work Works Award,” said Stacey Sullins, Director of Talent at DealNews. “We are dedicated to maintaining a healthy and productive work environment that encourages our employees to thrive in their careers as well as in their personal lives.”
Highland Heights, OH
“Our team works extremely hard at creating a work environment where employees and their families come first. In addition, our policies, benefits and physical work setting provide a foundation for employees to have control over their work/life balance. This is critically important to our people and has assisted us in retaining some incredible people for a very long time,” said ERC President Pat Perry. “The When Work Works Award is an affirmation that we must be doing something right, and embrace the challenge of continually enhancing our workplace.”
“For the second year in a row, we are so proud to receive this recognition for our workplace practices,” said Tommy Fisher, President of Fisher Industries. “We continue to support our employees so that they may find balance in their work and personal lives, and we have found that doing so boosts morale, as well as productivity, and positively impacts our retention.”
“As a customer-driven organization, we know that the clearest path to successful customer relationships is first by supporting our employees in both their work and personal lives,” said Jay Friedman, COO, Goodway Group. “It is extremely gratifying to receive an award determined chiefly on feedback from our employees. We believe this award supports the remote workforce model we have embraced as well as the efficacy of our workplace management strategies. We are honored to be a recipient.”
“Hallam-ICS is proud to be recognized by When Work Works. We believe that every employee contributes to the success of Hallam-ICS and they deserve a respectful, and flexible work environment,” said Keith Flaherty, CEO of Hallam-ICS.
“All of our employees played a role in winning this award. I am so proud to be part of the amazing team at iHire,” said Vickie Krolak, iHire’s Administrative Manager. “I look forward to continuing to foster the outstanding workplace culture we have all created.”
“KerberRose is truly honored to be awarded this prestigious award recognizing our family-friendly workplace practices for the second year in a row. The Firm’s leadership is dedicated to providing our team members with opportunities to succeed in both their professional and personal lives. Workplace flexibility is a cornerstone of KerberRose’s culture; it is not just a policy,” said Melissa Olsen, human resources manager of KerberRose.
Lafourche Parish Sheriff’s Office
“The Sheriff’s Office has continued to develop professional policies and institute best practices that have led to its national accreditation by the Commission on Accreditation for Law Enforcement since 2000,” said Sheriff Craig Webre.
“An effective workplace to us means that our employees can be themselves at work and are able to learn, grow and develop their careers with us,” said Tom Gimbel, founder and CEO of LaSalle Network. “To be recognized for that by a leading industry association like SHRM is something we are very proud of.”
Louis T. Roth & Co., PLLC
“This award is a reflection of the firm’s commitment to its employees,” said Barry Christensen, CPA, PFS, Managing Partner and CEO of Louis T. Roth & Co. “We encourage them to develop work-life balance and pursue their goals. The relaxed, professional environment we’ve cultivated at Louis T. Roth & Co. is essential for attracting and retaining top talent, as well as the long-term development of our employees. It’s also important that we reward their dedication to the firm.”
Lexmark International, Inc.
Sheri Evans Depp, Human Resources Director, Lexmark, said: “Providing our employees creative options to be able to contribute great work and also fulfil passions outside of work remains essential to Lexmark. We’re proud to again be recognized for our innovative workplace practices.”
Lockton Companies – Kansas City
Kansas City, MO
“We know that our Associates are our greatest asset and helping them find work-life integration not only improves their lives, but our clients’ businesses,” said Joe Agnello, President of Lockton’s Kansas City operation. “This recognition for the second straight year is a testament that Lockton is one of the best places to work, and Associates want to build their careers here.”
Kansas City, MO
According to Nancy Whitworth, vice president, human resources, “Taking care of associates is smart business, but our main drive for all that we do to enhance our workplace is concern for the wellbeing of our team members and their families. We’re a family and we care about each other.”
We’re honored to be one of two Iowa companies named by SHRM’s When Work Works,” said Chris Klitgaard, CEO of MediRevv. “Workplace surveys give us invaluable feedback and help us raise the bar continually to make MediRevv a place where people want to come to work, and that has a tremendously positive effect on how well we deliver our services for our clients and their patients.”
Morris Financial Concepts, Inc.
Mount Pleasant, SC
“Empowering staff members with a healthy work life balance enable our organization to thrive and flourish”, said Tucker Morris, CCO, Morris Financial Concepts, Inc.
Naval Medical Research Unit Dayton
Wright-Patterson Air Force Base, OH
“The support of NAMRU-D by the Dayton community has been tremendous. Together with our Air Force colleagues, local industry and academic collaborators, we are having a national impact,” said Captain Rees Lee, NAMRU-D commanding officer.
“We place a premium on giving our team the flexibility to maintain a balance between their home life and their work life,” said Bill Ness, CEO and founder of Neighborhoods.com. “Through our flexible PTO policy as well as our comprehensive benefits packages, we think we’ve struck a great balance.”
“We are thrilled about this achievement. Winning the When Work Works shows that OSM Worldwide is committed to providing a healthy work/life balance to our employees. This award also positions us as an Employer of Choice to job seekers in a very competitive time.” Says Eric Hermonson, Human Resources Director.
Sun Prairie, WI
“QBE believes that incorporating these integrated workplace strategies makes our company stronger by supporting our employees to meet their professional and personal demands,” said Russ Johnston, QBE North America Chief Executive Officer. „These resources and solutions are available if and when our employees need them, to help navigate the events, challenges and joys they may experience in and outside of work. We’re proud to be recognized by the Families and Work Institute and SHRM for these efforts!”
White River Junction, VT
“We are proud to receive this award for three years running — demonstrating our longstanding commitment to these practices across our offices,” Stacey Falzarano, senior director of human resources at RSG, said in a news release.
“We are very excited to be honored and recognized for our workplace practices,” said Richard Silberstein, president of SIG. “What makes this honor especially valuable to us is that our employees acknowledge and value our firm’s commitment to their health, wellbeing and success.”
“We have worked hard to build a culture that maximizes engagement and offers support and workplace flexibility to help our employees better integrate work and life,” said Janel O’Connor, chief human resources officer at Sikich. “It is an honor to see our efforts recognized with this prestigious award.”
Sisu Healthcare IT Solutions
“It really starts with the basics. Sisu puts a lot of effort into market analysis to make sure our team is fairly compensated. We also offer a strong benefits package including sufficient PTO. From there, we continuously reflect on our purpose statement and core values. Values drive an organization’s culture and priorities and provide a framework in which decisions are made. Core values and beliefs are the principles that guide Sisu in how we act with our customers, how we treat one another, and how we work together as a team. Add a flexible and innovative work environment and you have a recipe that creates a family-like culture focused on delivering outstanding customer service while still maintaining a healthy work-life balance,” says Scott Lee, Sisu’s CEO.
“Sisu provides information technology services to hospitals that run 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, 365 days a year. Our customers need quick answers, so we must be ready all of the time with fresh eyes and ideas. Empowering employees with flexible work schedules and a healthy responsibility for their individual and collective job functions is critical. The team is always prepared, night and day, to respond to customers’ needs with high energy, strong task ownership and creative ideas, all of which are critical to quick and effective problem solving,” says Kris Olberg, Sisu’s COO.
“We have implemented several programs to let our team of employees know we care about them and their families,” said Senior Vice President Business Manager of Spectrum Aeromed Tammy Enright. “It’s important for us to encourage them to grow both professional and personally and supply them with resources to live healthy and make good financial and life decisions. We support our employees’ hobbies and find ways to incorporate them in the workplace with things such as gardening, fitness competitions and cooking meals for the team.”
Southeast Service Cooperative
“As candidates consider employment with us, it’s clear that flexibility is a top priority. Soon after joining our team, new staff express their appreciation for our flexible workplace culture. In a small organization, strategies such as cross training, flexible scheduling, job sharing, and supporting other conditions that make flexibility possible can be challenging. For us, it’s an essential part of the way we operate, and we know our employees are satisfied and the organization is better because of it.” stated Suzanne Riley, SSC’s Executive Director.
The Climate Trust
“We are so pleased that The Climate Trust has been honored among a premier group of organizations for the second year in a row,” said Sean Penrith, Executive Director for The Climate Trust. “During my career I’ve lead many organizations, but this group stands out as a truly extraordinary team, and I couldn’t be more proud of the positive culture we’ve built together.”
The Hello Foundation, LLC
BLOG: We’re When Work Works Winners Again!
MAY 22, 2017 BY SHARON SOLIDAY
South Jordan, UT
“At Xima we believe that there has to be a healthy work-life balance. If these two things are out of balance then both suffer,” said Jared Olsen, Director of Business Operations at Xima Software.
“Zenetex is thrilled to receive this recognition for our workplace practices for the second year in a row,” Laura Kamosa, vice president of human resources, said in the release.