EMPLOYER SOLUTIONS GROUP RECOGNIZED FOR EXEMPLARY WORKPLACE PRACTICES
Receives prestigious Alfred P. Sloan Award
Salt Lake City, UT (October 5, 2010) – Employer Solutions Group (ESG) announced today that it has been honored with the 2010 Alfred P. Sloan Award for Business Excellence in Workplace Flexibility.
This prestigious award recognizes employers of all sizes and types in the greater Salt Lake City area and across the country that are using workplace flexibility as a strategy to increase workplace effectiveness and yield positive business results.
The Alfred P. Sloan Awards for Business Excellence in Workplace Flexibility are part of the national When Work Works project, an ongoing initiative of Families and Work Institute, the Institute for a Competitive Workforce (an affiliate of the U.S. Chamber of Commerce), and the Twiga Foundation. The Salt Lake Chamber is the official When Work Works partner for the Salt Lake City region.
The selection process is rigorous. First, employers’ flexibility programs and practices are measured against national norms from Families and Work Institute’s National Study of Employers. Employees are then surveyed confidentially on their access to flexible work options, the supportiveness of the culture and on nationally tested measures of workplace effectiveness.
“As a recipient of the 2010 Sloan Award, ESG ranks in the top 20% of employers nationally in terms of its programs, policies and culture for creating an effective and flexible workplace,” states Ellen Galinsky, president of Families and Work Institute. “In addition, what makes this honor so special is that employees have corroborated this, affirming that it is indeed an effective and flexible workplace.”
ESG will be recognized by the Salt Lake Chamber at a luncheon on October 20, 2010.
ABOUT EMPLOYER SOLUTIONS GROUP
ESG is a Professional Employer Organization (PEO) – i.e. human resources outsourcing. In a nutshell, ESG provides payroll, risk management (workers’ comp), benefits, and human resources consulting to its client companies. Partnering with ESG provides a staff of highly trained and educated professionals, specific to each element of employment and familiar with small and large companies of both white- and blue-collared industries. ESG is a subsidiary of Fortune Industries, and is headquartered in Provo, Utah, with regional offices in Colorado and Arizona. For more information, please visit our website at www.esghr.com or call us at 888-810-8187.
ABOUT WHEN WORK WORKS
The Alfred P. Sloan Awards for Business Excellence in Workplace Flexibility are part of the When Work Works project, an ongoing initiative of Families and Work Institute, the Institute for a Competitive Workforce (an affiliate of the U.S. Chamber of Commerce), and the Twiga Foundation. Through When Work Works, these partner organizations provide research, resources, and recognition to employers nationwide. The project shares the results of research on creating effective and flexible workplaces that meet the needs of the 21st century. www.whenworkworks.org
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