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When Work Works Award - Deadline November 18, 2016
When Work Works Award

Save the Date: When Work Works Award applications open September 26, 2016 - November 18, 2016.
 
The WWW Award program is national in scope, and recognizes model employers of all types and sizes across the U.S. for their innovative and effective workplace practices. It is a worksite-based award honoring organizations that are using workplace flexibility as a strategy to make work work better—for both the employer and the employee.
 
Employers benefit by merely applying for the WWW Award as all applicants receive a free customized benchmarking report comparing their effective and flexible workplace practices to a nationally representative sample of U.S. employers and to award winners.

FREE Workflex Assessment  
Ever wonder how your workplace flexibility strategies compare against other organizations in your industry across the U.S.? Now you can find out by completing the free Workflex Assessment. Based on the prestigious When Work Works Award, this free online questionnaire will let you know how you stack up. It takes about 15 minutes to do and you get your score immediately upon completion.
 
Free Workflex Guides to Help Work Work!
 
If you’re looking for ways to make your organization more effective and flexible, When Work Works’ Guides can help! These FREE Workflex Guides are for employers who want to explore ways to #ReinventWork with greater flexibility. Available Guides include:
 
Workflex in Retail, Service and Hospitality Guide: Cooperative Scheduling, Beyond Bias is the go-to-resource for making service based work more flexible and effective. For many, the idea of flexible work arrangements for hourly frontline service jobs feels impractical or difficult to manage. But, in reality, it is possible and has been instituted by a number or retailers, restaurants and hotels across the country. This guide offers tips, case studies, and practical advice on how to use workflex to rethink schedules, improve economic security and create a more reliable and productive team.
 
Workflex and Health Care Guide: From Forced Flexibility to Effective Schedules is for employers in the health care industry who want to rethink how they approach workplace flexibility for doctors, nurses, and other staff tied to the 24 hour, hands-on, high stakes task of saving lives. It offers several case studies, practical advice and tips on how to use workflex to rethink schedules, reduce and/or more efficiently reallocate administrative tasks, and apply the mission of well-being to patients and employees.
 
Workflex and Small Business Guide: Big Ideas for Any Size is for employers with small staff or individual teams who want to rethink how they approach workplace flexibility. It offers tips, case studies, and practical advice on how to use workflex to leverage limited resources; provide more work-life fit to employees; boost productivity and retention; and guidance on talking to resistant leaders. It also includes sample flexibility and PTO policies.
 
Workflex and Manufacturing Guide: More Than a Dream will show you how workflex is possible in manufacturing settings. It includes real examples straight from factory floors, providing insights on how to make workflex a reality.
 
Workflex and Telework Guide: Everyone’s Guide to Working Anywhere is designed to help employers and HR professionals consider when telework works for their organization and employees by examining five key concerns of employers investing in telework.
 
Workflex and Managers Guide: Starting the Conversation about Workflex for You and Your Team is for the everyday manager charged with making work work for employees and the organization. The Guide offers tips and examples on how to use workflex to create more flexibility for employees AND their managers, answers to questions about managing performance and flexibility, making sure everyone is treated equally.
 
Visit www.whenworkworks.org for more information and join the #workflex conversation on Twitter @WhenWorkWorks.
 
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