Not yet a Member?
HR Magazine is highlighting the next generation of HR leaders.
Is your employee handbook ready for the New Year? With SHRM’s Employee Handbook Builder get peace of mind that your handbook is up-to-date.
Get the HR education you need without travel expenses or time out of the office.
Join us in Chicago for the latest trends and technology in talent management, and what to expect in the future.
With the warm weather and the kids out of school, the summer months are peak vacation and activity times for most U.S. workers. Many employees are looking to ramp-up their workplace flexibility during the summer, and organizations are responding to employees' needs by implementing summertime flextime policies to improve employee satisfaction and engagement.
SHRM and the Families and Work Institute's When Work Works initiative recently announced the winners of the When Work Works Awards, which honor organizations that are creating effective workplaces and using flexibility as a strategy to make work "work" better for businesses and employees. For several winners, offering summer hours has been tremendously successful, with employers reporting increased employee happiness and retention. Here's a brief overview on what some winners are doing for summertime flextime:
A flexible summer work schedule has proven to be a hit with these winners; could it work for your organization? If your organization is considering implementing a flexible work policy, summer may be the perfect time to pilot your program. To learn more about effective and flexible work, visit whenworkworks.org and check out these sample workflex template policies from SHRM:
Summer Flextime Policy
Flexible/Compressed Schedule Policy
Alternative Work Schedule Policy and Procedure
Compressed Workweek Policy and Procedure #1
Compressed Workweek Policy and Procedure #2
You have successfully saved this page as a bookmark.
Please confirm that you want to proceed with deleting bookmark.
You have successfully removed bookmark.
Please log in as a SHRM member before saving bookmarks.
Your session has expired. Please log in again before saving bookmarks.
Please purchase a SHRM membership before saving bookmarks.
An error has occurred
Recommended for you
CA Resources at Your Fingertips
SHRM’s HR Vendor Directory contains over 3,200 companies