Excerpted from Families and Work Institute
Posted on February 19, 2014 by Eve Tahmincioglu
Wild weather has gripped much of the country, and organizations across the country have had to cope.
“Minnesota has been hit with loads of snow and polar vortex temperatures unheard of in decades,” says Christine Nelson with Ingenuity Marketing Group.
“The Bon Secours Virginia Health System doesn’t have the luxury to close operations due to inclement weather,” says Dawn Trivette with the System.
And Designs for Learnings’ Elizabeth Sommerville summed it up succinctly: “Winter this year is belligerent.”
In the face of “belligerent” weather, these employers have found being equipped with a flexible and effective work strategy is more important than a snow blower when it comes to keeping operations running.
How do the nation’s winning workplaces keep the proverbial lights on in the face of Old Man Winter? We reached out to the winners of our 2013 effective and flexible workplace awards to find out.
To view more responses from our award winners, click here.