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National Award Bestowed Upon Wisconsin Employers for Workplace Effectiveness

 
Joanne Krueger
Director, Wisconsin State Council SHRM
414.955.8301
kruegjo@gmail.com
 
Kate Kennedy
Society for Human Resource Management
703-535-6260
Kate.Kennedy@shrm.org
                                                                                                                                                                                                                               
National Award Bestowed Upon Wisconsin Employers for Workplace Effectiveness
 
The Wisconsin State Council SHRM is pleased to present When Work Works Awards at its upcoming State Leadership conference.
 
The prestigious When Work Works Award is part of the Society for Human Resource Management’s (SHRM’s) When Work Works project, a national initiative that helps employers become more successful by transforming the way they view and adopt effective and flexible workplaces.
 
The award is earned after a rigorous assessment that emphasizes the real-life experiences of employees and incorporates national benchmarks of employer practices from the National Study of Employers and the employee experiences from the National Study of the Changing Workforce. Two-thirds of an organization’s winning score is based on a survey of its employees.
 
Applicants are scored on six research-based ingredients of an effective workplace: opportunities for learning; a culture of trust; work-life fit; supervisor support for work success; autonomy; and satisfaction with earnings, benefits and opportunities for advancement — all factors associated with employee health, well-being and engagement.
 

The Wisconsin State Council SHRM is the official host of the awards in Wisconsin.

“Congratulations to all of the businesses being honored. We are proud that these organizations are being recognized for their willingness to implement effective and flexible workplace initiatives that may yield positive business results and help employees succeed at work and at home.” said Joanne Krueger, WI-SHRM Director.  Krueger went on to say “These are model employers whose practices not only yield positive business results but allow them to position themselves to be known as best places to work.”
 
The Wisconsin State Council SHRM will recognize recipients of the When Work Works Award at their annual Leadership Conference at 12:00 PM on August 10 at the Heidel House Resort Green Lake. 

The Wisconsin recipients of the 2017 When Work Works Award are:

  • BDO USA, LLP-- Milwaukee and Madison, WI
  • JA Counter-- New Richmond
  • Kerber Rose—Appleton, WI
  • PAi—DePere, WI
  • QBE—Sun Prairie, WI
  • Wellbe, Inc.—Madison, WI
To learn more about the award, visit an interactive map that lists winning organizations by state. Additional information about the When Work Works Award and the When Work Works initiative also is online.
 
Media: Press coverage of the When Work Works award presentation is welcomed. For more information, contact Joanne Krueger at 414.955.8301
 
For more information about the When Work Works initiative and the When Work Works Award, contact Kate Kennedy of SHRM media relations at 703-535-6260 and Kate.Kennedy@shrm.org.
 
About the Wisconsin State Council Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM)
The Wisconsin State Council Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM) shares expertise and facilitates thought leadership to advance human resources professionals throughout the state of Wisconsin. Made up of 25 core council members and 19 chapter presidents, the Wisconsin State Council SHRM strives to connect and strengthen all local SHRM chapters and its members through development opportunities and shared information and resources on local, statewide and national levels. Supported by the national Society for Human Resource Management, the Wisconsin State Council SHRM promotes the value of the HR profession. To learn more, visit www.wishrm.org.
 
About When Work Works
When Work Works is a national initiative led by the Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM) to help businesses of all sizes and types become more successful by transforming the way they view and adopt effective and flexible workplaces. When Work Works is one of the foremost providers of resources, rigorous research and best practices on workplace effectiveness and flexibility in the nation. The initiative administers the prestigious annual When Work Works Award, which recognizes exemplary employers for creating effective workplaces to increase business and employee success. Visit www.whenworkworks.org and follow us on Twitter @WhenWorkWorks.
 
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