EMPLOYERS IN THE UNITED STATES: FOUR SURPRISING TRENDS

By Ellen Galinsky, Senior Research Advisor, SHRM

Workplace flexibility has been in the news a great deal over the past few years. The 2016 National Study of Employers provides an opportunity to check these media stories against the realities of organizations across the U.S. It also revealed four surprising trends.

Trend #1: 12 weeks of leave is becoming the norm, More...

2016 National Study of Employers

The National Study of Employers is a comprehensive look at employer practices, policies, programs and benefits that address the personal and family needs of employees. The survey of more than 900 U.S. employers with 50 or more employees was conducted by Families and Work Institute and is released by SHRM as part of the When Work Works initiative.

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Veterans Bring Valuable Skills to the Workplace

“There’s a tremendous upside for hiring a vet. From a business case, it’s there. It’s there because of the discipline they have, the life experiences, the cultural exposure, the team mentality, the mission before self, their loyalty to an organization, their adaptability. They care about each other and care about people!” says Admiral Michael G. Mullen, USN (Ret.) Former Chairman, More...

Free Workflex Guides to Help Work Work!

by Cassidy Solis

If you’re looking for ways to make your organization more effective and flexible, When Work Works’ Guides can help! These FREE Workflex Guides are for employers who want to explore ways to #ReinventWork with greater flexibility. Available Guides include:

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Workflex in Retail, Service and Hospitality Guide: Cooperative Scheduling, Beyond Bias is the go-to-resource for making service based

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2016 When Work Works Award Winners Just Announced!

by Cassidy Solis

SHRM and the Families and Work Institute (FWI) recently announced the 351 winners of the 2016 When Work Works Award, honoring employers who have created effective workplaces based on six components: opportunities for learning; a culture of trust; work/life fit; supervisor support for work success; autonomy; and satisfaction with earnings, benefits and opportunities for advancement. These organizations More...

SHRM, FWI Announce Winners of 2016 ‘When Work Works’ Award

By SHRM Online staff 5/25/2016

From employers with a staff of 10 to those whose employees number in the thousands, the winners of the 2016 When Work Works Awards exemplify model workplaces across the U.S. with their innovative and effective practices.

The Families and Work Institute (FWI) and the Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM) announced the 351 winners on

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2016 When Work Works Award Winners Announced

Press Release Contacts:

Sundra Hominik, Media Relations Specialist
Society for Human Resource Management
703-535-6273
sundra.hominik@shrm.org

Barbara Norcia-Broms, Communications Manager
Families and Work Institute
212-465-2094
bnorcia-broms@familiesandwork.org

2016 When Work Works Awards
Honor Companies that Excel at Creating Effective Workplaces

Work/life fit policies, flexible scheduling and transition to parenthood programs among practices in place at award-winning companies

NEW YORK, May 24, 2016

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2016 When Work Works Award Winners – State Listing

The When Work Works Award Winners of 2016 are from 43 different states and the District of Columbia. They represent a variety of industries ranging from technology to manufacturing to finance to health care. And all are proving that effective and flexible workplace practices can work in organizations of all sizes.

To find the winners in your area, click on a state in the

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2016 When Work Works Award Winners by Company Name

The When Work Works Award Winners of 2016 are from 43 different states and the District of Columbia. They represent a variety of industries ranging from technology to manufacturing to finance to health care. And all are proving that effective and flexible workplace practices can work in organizations of all sizes.

For the list of winning worksites by state, click

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