National Work and Family Month Prompts HR Experts To Help Employees Achieve Work-Life Fit

Balancing work and family responsibilities has become increasingly difficult in the modern workplace, as advanced technology, economic concerns and societal pressures make it hard for people to keep job and home separate. October was designated as National Work and Family Month by the U.S. Senate in 2003. This month is a good time for HR professionals to reflect and consider More...

When Work Works for America’s Veterans: Workflex Practices Support Former Military and their Families in a Civilian Workplace

Each year Veterans’ Day affords Americans the opportunity to pay our respects to all who have served our country honorably during war and peacetime. What better way to honor veterans and their families than by helping them transition into the 21st Century civilian workforce and find jobs that are meaningful, provide security, and allow them to contribute their unique skills More...

Workflex & Employment Law Pocket Guide

Workplace flexibility, or workflex, is about rethinking how, when, and where people do their best work in ways that benefit both employers and employees. For thousands of organizations, workflex contributes millions of dollars in bottom-line gains, especially in terms of employee recruitment and retention. This Workflex & Employment Law Pocket Guide is intended to be a quick desk reference and More...

WILLIAM J. PERRY CENTER FOR HEMISPHERIC DEFENSE STUDIES


Washington, DC
http://chds.dodlive.mil/

Broad Industry Category: Professional services including law, education
Primary Activity: Government/Public Administration – Federal
Number of Worksites: 1
Number of Employees: 29
Final Score: 82

The Center offers a range of options to all its employees, from compressed workweeks to flexible workweeks to a strong telework program used by employees and management on a regular basis. The More...

ICAN: POSITIVE PROGRAMS FOR YOUTH


Chandler, AZ
www.icanaz.org

Broad Industry Category: Professional services including law, education
Primary Activity: Educational Services
Number of Worksites: 1
Number of Employees: 28
Final Score: 89

ICAN’s CEO sets the example for an environment of workplace flexibility, so the message filters down clearly to all of the organization’s managers and employees. Almost all employees have the option to work from More...

BORA ARCHITECTS, INC.


Portland, OR
www.bora.co

Broad Industry Category: Professional services including law, education
Primary Activity: Services – Professional, Scientific, Technical
Number of Worksites: 1
Number of Employees: 53
Final Score: 90

Bora designed its own award-winning beach house which is available to all staff for rest and renewal. The firm’s workplace is designed to encourage collaboration firm-wide and among teams, with no More...

GLOBALGIVING


Washington, DC
www.globalgiving.org

Broad Industry Category: Other services including transportation, utilities, mechanical repairs, hospitality, personal and entertainment services
Primary Activity: Religious, Grant-Making, Civic, Professional, and Similar Organizations
Number of Worksites: 3
Number of Employees: 53
Final Score: 84

This employer offers generous benefits for maternity and paternity leave which include assistance with adoption; and they work individually with staff when More...

LEXMARK INTERNATIONAL, INC.


Lexington, KY
www.lexmark.com

Broad Industry Category: Professional services including law, education
Primary Activity: Services – Professional, Scientific, Technical
Number of Worksites: 25
Number of Employees: 3870
Final Score: 84

Lexmark believes that a healthy work environment begins with employees who have effective work-life fit. They provide their employees with unlimited vacation time and an onsite wellness center for routine check-ups More...

TREASURE VALLEY HOSPICE


Nampa, ID
www.treasurevalleyhospice.com

Broad Industry Category: Professional services including law, education
Primary Activity: Health Care, Social Assistance
Number of Worksites: 2
Number of Employees: 39
Final Score: 89

In an industry where employee retention is one of the biggest costs to companies, this healthcare agency reports a high retention rate which they attribute to their flexible and caring work environment. More...