Thursday, October 4, 2012

RSC Receives Sloan Workplace Excellence Award

Rio Salado College has received an Alfred P. Sloan Award for Excellence in Workplace Effectiveness and Flexibility in workplace practices for the second year in a row.

This award is given to employers for their skillful use of flexibility as a strategy to increase workplace effectiveness and success. Winners are identified through a rigorous selection process, which involves an evaluation of employers’ flexibility programs and practices from telecommuting to job sharing to phased retirement programs and a confidential employee survey.

The award was presented to the college at the Chandler Chamber of Commerce’s When Work Works recognition breakfast today at the Crowne Plaza San Marcos Golf Resort in Chandler. In addition to receiving the award, the college will also be featured in the next edition of the Guide to Bold New Ideas for Making Work Work.

Other award recipients include: Arizona Bar Foundation, Arizona Health Care Cost Containment System, Arizona Small Business Association, Autohaus Arizona, Inc., BDO USA, LLP, Deloitte, GoDaddy.com, Henry &Horne, LLP, Infincom, KeatsConnelly, KPMG, Microchip Technology Inc., Morrison & Associates CPA, Orchard Medical Consulting, Ryan LLC, Scottsdale Healthcare, Southwest Institute of Healing Arts, Verde Valley Sanctuary and Wist Office Products.

This is an initiative of Families and Work Institute (FWI) and the Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM), the Alfred P. Sloan Awards for Excellence in Workplace Effectiveness and Flexibility are part of When Work Works, a national project to educate the business community on the value of workplace effectiveness and flexibility.

About The Chandler Chamber of Commerce 
The Chandler Chamber of Commerce is a membership organization, serving the business community of Chandler, Arizona and the East Valley. The Chandler Chamber of Commerce supports business and our community by providing vital programs and services that attract and retain business while embracing our diversity. The Chandler Chamber of Commerce is the only chamber in Arizona to be selected as a community partner in this endeavor.

About When Work Works
When Work Works is a national initiative, led by the partnership of Families and Work Institute and 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 Alfred P. Sloan Awards for Excellence in Workplace Effectiveness and Flexibility annually, which recognize exemplary employers for using flexibility as an effective workplace strategy to increase business and employee success. Visit www.whenworkworks.org and follow us on Twitter @FWINews and @SHRM.
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