What Bomb Cyclone? When Work Works Winners Weather Storms with Workflex

Severe weather events, like the recent “Bomb Cyclone” along the Eastern seaboard, can negatively impact organizations disrupting productivity and derailing employees’ ability to get to their jobs. However, employers who utilize effective workflex practices can help alleviate many of the problems and stresses caused by weather emergencies.

For example, some of the recent When Work Works (WWW) Award winners with More...

4 Winning Workflex Strategies – When Work Works Award recipients share their strategies for keeping employees engaged on the job and at home

Monthlong paid sabbaticals, reimbursements for elder care and dog-walking expenses, emergency child care, and free coaching on college applications are strategies that winners of the 2017 When Work Works Award use to attract, engage and retain employees.

When Work Works is a national annual initiative sponsored by the Society for Human Resource Management to highlight organizations that exemplify effective and More...

Employees Enjoy Benefits of the Holiday Season All Year Long at Flexible Workplaces

When Work Works Winners Get Creative with Time-Off and Teambuilding

Most employees enjoy extra leave around the holiday season. In fact, 15 percent of organizations close their offices during the week between Christmas and New Year’s Day, according to the SHRM 2017 Holiday Schedules Survey. However, resourceful HR professionals, who create inventive benefits and implement effective workflex practices on a More...

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...