Wisconsin State Council SHRM: National When Work Works initiative accepting applications for yearly workplace award

Contact:
Sara Montonati
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Katie Reid, SPHR, SHRM-SCP
Director, Wisconsin State Council SHRM
715.834.8001
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When Work Works Award to recognize model worksites nation-wide

Madison, Wis. (Aug. 18, 2015) – Starting on Monday, Aug. 17, When Work Works (http://WWW)—a national initiative to help businesses become more successful by promoting effective and flexible workplaces—will begin accepting application for its 2015-2016 When Work Works Award recognizing employers for innovative and effective workplace practices.

http://WWW is led by the Families and Work Institute (FWI) and the Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM), and is partnered locally with the Wisconsin State Council Society for Human Resource Management.

“The best practices being promoted by http://WWW have been implemented by many businesses in Wisconsin, and the results are happier, more productive employees and in turn employers that are better positioned to thrive,” said Katie Reid, WI-SHRM state director. “Effective workplaces have a direct connection to regional and state economic health, and it benefits employers of all sizes and types to take advantage of the resources provided by http://WWW and the opportunity to be recognized with the http://WWW Award.”

In addition to potential national recognition, employers who apply for the http://WWW Award will receive a free customized benchmarking report comparing their workplace practices to competitors locally and across the country. The application deadline is Friday, November 6, 2015. For more information on the http://WWW Award and to learn more about the free resources provided by http://WWW, visit http://www.whenworkworks.org.

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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, visithttp://www.wishrm.org.