Smart employers know that offering flexible work options—everything from telecommuting to job sharing to part time to compressed schedules to shift trading, etc.—can set you apart from other employers. If your organization is embracing new ways to reinvent work for employee AND business success, then step up and receive local and national recognition as a top employer.
How? The When Work Works Award, one of the nation’s most prestigious workplace honors, recognizes employers that have created effective workplaces based on six components: autonomy; work-life fit; supervisor support for work success; satisfaction with earnings, benefits and opportunities for advancement; opportunities for learning; and a culture of trust. The award provides employers with national bragging rights along with media attention for effective work policies and practices. In addition, winners will be included in a searchable database employees nationally can access to find the best of the best employers. All applicants receive a free benchmarking report on workplace effectiveness and flexibility, based on their application, comparing their responses to other award applicants, winners and nationally representative samples of employers.
The Award is a great way to get the word out about all the great things you do in your workplace given the national attention the When Work Works competition gets, helping boost hiring and retention if you win. And even if you don’t win, it’s a great way to find out what needs to be done to help your organization become more effective and flexible.