Employee Burnout: Come on, Boss, Relight My Fire!

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By Ellen Galinsky, President, Families and Work Institute, Author, “Mind in the Making”
Posted 03/26/2014 1:02 pm EDT

Are you feeling overworked?

If you are, you are in good company. One in three U.S. employees feels this way. In this 24/7 world where we can be connected all of the time, where there are fewer More...

Effective Workplace Winner Nicholas & Co. Joins First Lady At State of the Union

White House Announces Additional Guests in the First Lady’s Box — State of the Union Address
The White House – Office of the Press Secretary | January 28, 2014 | Excerpt

WASHINGTON, DC – In addition to the 17 individuals previously announced, today the White House announced additional guests will be seated in the box with the First Lady, Dr. More...

2013 Winners of the Alfred P. Sloan Awards for Excellence in Workplace Effectiveness and Flexibility

We are pleased to announce the 2013 Sloan Award winners. To view our press release, click here. Click on our community partner’s worksite category to see the full list of winners in that category:

Arizona | At-Large | Boise, ID | California | Cleveland, OH | Colorado | Dayton, OH | Houston, TX | Illinois | Long Island, NY | More...

Quotes from 2013 Award Winners Being Honored for Workplace Flexibility

“We are thrilled to receive this recognition for our workplace practices,” said Steve Rosenvall, CEO of Alpha Warranty Services, Inc. “We truly believe that providing a valuable service to our customer begins with creating an atmosphere where employees are genuinely happy and excited about where they work and what they do.”

“Being recognized More...

Employers embracing workflex

Winner-2013-JPGNoble-Davis Consulting in Cleveland with less than 20 employees allows its workforce to set their own schedules, and new phone system allows the firm’s receptionist to work remotely.

And Delta Airlines with nearly 75,000 employees provides 12 weeks partially paid paternity leave, and they allow employees to volunteer while they’re on the clock.

It’s just a sampling of the types More...

Making Work ‘Work’

Human Resource Executive Online | By Kecia Bal | Monday, August 19, 2013

Creating work environments that promote employee flexibility can sometimes seem like a dream rather than an achievable goal. The Families and Work Institute and Society for Human Resource Management are spotlighting companies that have made those workplaces a reality through a national contest, the Alfred P. Sloan


Winning workplaces and how they make it happen | Monday, 5 Aug 2013 | 2:08 PM ET

Want to know what would make your workplace a winner?

It turns out that flexible hours, employee engagement and innovation are key ingredients for an employer’s success, according to a new survey.

The Families and Work Institute and the Society for Human Resource Management announced the winners of their annual


Employers Making Work Work for Employees

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Families and Work Institute

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Employers Making Work Work for Employees
Award for Effective and Flexible Workplaces Announced

NEW YORK, Aug. 5, 2013 — Some employers just give lip service to being the best place to work for employees; and others are actually opting to cut back on flexible programs for their More...

2013 Sloan Award Winners Announced

8/5/2013 By SHRM Online staff

Nearly 300 U.S. employers have won the 2013 Alfred P. Sloan Awards for Excellence in Workplace Effectiveness and Flexibility, the Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM) and the Families and Work Institute (FWI) announced on Aug. 5.

The annual awards single out organizations that have created exemplary workplace environments that support employees’ need for flexibility. More...