When Work Works Award Winners Announced

Top 10 Employers You May Not Know, But Should

When Work Works Awards from FWI and SHRM honor innovative and effective workplaces


Eve Tahmincioglu
Families and Work Institute

Kate Kennedy
Society for Human Resource Management

NEW YORK, Aug. 27, 2014 – Smart employers aren’t sitting back and letting burnout, work-life conflict, the skills gap or More...

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

Huffington Post – The Blog
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...

Unlimited vacation days, despite issues, a bold move

Some employers today have taken to letting go of the reigns of employee time off, creating policies such as unlimited vacation days.

As you might imagine, it’s an idea that has some supporters and some naysayers.

Companies that have adopted this policy say employees are happier and more empowered. While some management experts say workers given the choice of endless 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...

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


2012 Winners of the Alfred P. Sloan Awards for Excellence in Workplace Effectiveness and Flexibility

Search for 2012 Sloan Award recipients by location

Arizona | At-Large | Aurora-Denver, CO | Boise, ID | Chicago, IL | Dayton, OH
Georgia | Houston, TX | Long Island, NY | Louisville, KY | Michigan | Milwaukee, WI
New Hampshire | North Carolina | Oregon | Providence, RI | Richmond, VA
Rochester, MN | Salt Lake City, UT | More...

2011 Winners of the Alfred P. Sloan Awards for Business Excellence in Workplace Flexibility

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Arizona | At-Large | Aurora-Denver, CO | Boise, ID | Charleston, SC | Chicago, IL |
Dallas, TX | Dayton, OH | Durham, NC | Georgia | Houston, TX | Long Beach, CA |
Long Island, NY | Louisville, KY | Melbourne-Palm Bay, FL | Michigan | Milwaukee, WI |
Morris County, More...