Winning Site: Rochester, MN – 19 Employees
Southeast Service Cooperative, providers of educational support to the Minnesota community, has fostered a supportive workplace by promoting a culture of flexibility and family-first which has reduced the stress involved with trying to manage work and life. Employees are offered flexible hours, compressed workweeks, flexible schedules and the ability to More...
Electric and Water Utility
Winning Site: Moncks Corner, SC – 769 Employees
Leaders at Santee Cooper, a power company, provide many programs to employees that help create an environment of understanding among all types of employees. Generational training is offered to employees to help them understand the various generations that work side by side at Santee Cooper. And mentoring More...
Workforce Management Technology Consulting
Winning Site: Duluth, GA – 20 Employees
Much of the work done at Sability, a workforce management company, can be done remotely, so leaders encourage all staff members to take advantage of flexible work options. Managers also closely monitor overwork, which is a problem for the firm. To manage the issues, leaders always try to More...
Winning Site: Seattle, WA – 27 Employees
Leaders at Ross Strategic, an environmental and organizational analysis firm, take a results-oriented approach to time accounting for salaried employees, representing all but one employee. Staff members can choose a level of remote work and telecommuting that meets their needs, be it occasional, regular or full time. Technology to support More...
Winning Site: Portland, OR – 15 Employees
River Network’s leaders’ commitment to the communities that protect Oregon’s rivers is rivaled only by their commitment to the families of their employees. Leadership at River Network—an online hub of more than 2,000 state, regional and local grassroots organizations devoted to protecting water resources—offers a work environment that allows for More...
Nonprofit Transportation Services
Winning Site: Portland, OR – 44 Employees
At transportation provider Ride Connection Inc., an employee who had to move to care for an ill family member became the first flexibility test case for the firm. At first, she worked from her cell phone and, after improving technology, she and others are now able to log into More...
Clinical Research Organization
Winning Site: Chapel Hill, NC – 318 Employees
Leaders at Rho, a contract research organization, pride themselves on having created a people-centered culture that makes room for the demands of both work and life. Virtual private network (VPN) tokens, iPads and company-issued laptops make it possible for employees to work remotely. Videoconferencing and teleconferencing enable employees More...
CPAs, Consultants and Advisors
Winning Site: Charlotte, NC – 560 Employees
Employees at professional services firm PricewaterhouseCoopers utilize many programs to create a more efficient and flexible workplace, including everything from cross training to rewards for those who bolster flexibility. A national flexibility contest encourages work teams to plan for flexibility, including rewarding those who embrace the plan. In More...
Mission Planning and Scheduling Solutions for Aerospace
Winning Site: Greenbelt, MD – 11 Employees
Leaders at Orbit Logic, a software firm providing mission planning and scheduling services, have found unique ways to help busy employees manage work and family and still remain productive, even in the face of difficult business conditions. Over 80% of the company’s staff members have More...
Social Services Evaluation, Policy Analysis, Research and Training
Winning Site: Portland, OR – 22 Employees
At NPC Research, a human services research firm, all staff members are given the opportunity to work a flexible schedule, but managers realize it’s sometimes minor time tweaks that can really help employees manage work and their personal lives. One example is offering an More...