Family Friendly Workplace Makes Happier Associates and Healthier Communities

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Guest post from Lillian Montoya, President and CEO of CHRISTUS St. Vincent CHRISTUS St. Vincent, a sponsor of Family Friendly New Mexico, demonstrates how their family friendly workplace policies benefit not only their associates, but also the community at large. These policies are a great example to emulate in any industry. — How CHRISTUS St. Vincent is leading the Future of Healthcare by supporting its associates. At CHRISTUS St. Vincent, our associates form the foundation of our most important work: caring for our community. It’s important for us to ensure that every member of our team understands their value and … Read More

Supporting Families with Unvaccinated Children

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Guest post from Amanda Armenta, member of the FFNM Business Leadership Council As New Mexico prepares to be fully open on July 1st and many families are starting to travel, scheduling backyard get-togethers and going to the movies, it’s important to remember that not all families have the same choices. We are grateful for the perspective of our Business Leadership Council member, Amanda A. for offering how we might all support each other as we move to the next phase of this pandemic that touches us all. I’m just a parent standing in front of my community asking for grace. … Read More

Supporting the whole person in the workplace

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Guest Blog Post from Laura Smith Marketing, Assistant/Communications Editor at Albuquerque Plumbing Heating & Cooling Now that we’re almost out of the pandemic, we’re finally able to see the light at the end of the tunnel. People are able to head back to the office, we’re starting to go out in public again and enjoy activities like we did two years ago. The pandemic tested business owners to support their employees as more than just a person working every day. They were being tasked to find ways to support the whole person, as well as their families, during the most … Read More

Awardee Spotlight: Aprendamos Family of Services

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Awardee Spotlight Aprendamos Family of Services Family Friendly New Mexico is featuring award recipients that really stand out from the crowd. In June 2021, we interviewed Caroline Zamora, MA, Director of Community Relations and Development of Aprendamos Family of Services and celebrate their efforts in creating a family friendly workplace! …we try our best to live our values and make decisions based on our values; We believe in families first.Caroline Zamora Why have you decided to have family friendly workplace policies? We take pride in being a Values-Based Organization. This means we try our best to live our values and … Read More

Virtual Workshop – Level Up Your Family Friendly Workplace Policies

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Family Friendly NM Virtual Workshop Level Up Your Family Friendly Workplace Policies TUESDAY, MAY 18TH, 2021 12:00PM – 1:00PM COST: $25 Online and virtual training Topic: Level Up Your Family Friendly Workplace Policies This workshop will: Help attendees understand federal and state compliance requirements regarding pay equity, diversity and inclusion. Share how to go above and beyond the requirements and implement policies that foster enhanced employee experience and improved business outcomes. Share three policies and practices that platinum level awardees have implemented in their business. Featuring a Panel Discussion with DR. GENA JONES, Assistant Vice President/Chief HR Officer, NMSU ALEX … Read More

Awardee Spotlight: Sunny505

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Awardee Spotlight Sunny505 Family Friendly New Mexico is featuring award recipients that really stand out from the crowd. In May 2021, we interviewed Dezaree Vega Garcia, President of Sunny505 and celebrate their efforts in creating a family friendly workplace! A healthy, happy team means higher productivity and better quality of work.Dezaree Vega Garcia Why have you decided to have family friendly workplace policies? Work/life balance is incredibly important to ensure you have a productive and happy team. All of this ultimately contributes to the overall success of a business. We go out of our way to keep employees engaged and … Read More

Virtual Workshop – Workplace Well-Being: Supporting Employees To Thrive in Remote Workplace Settings

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Family Friendly NM Virtual Workshop Workplace Well-Being: Supporting Employees To Thrive in Remote Workplace Settings TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 23RD, 2021 12:00PM – 1:00PM COST: $25 Online and virtual training Workplace Well-Being: Supporting Employees To Thrive in Remote Workplace Settings This workshop will: Address how employers can support employee well-being, foster employee engagement and enhance employee experience through work-life integration practices Share and evaluate practices that strengthen the commitment to building/maintaining a thriving and energized workforce Share and evaluate strategies to increase employee engagement in an evolving workplace amidst a pandemic Share three practices that will strengthen the commitment to creating a … Read More

Awardee Spotlight: Amplified Therapy

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Awardee Spotlight Amplified Therapy Family Friendly New Mexico is featuring award recipients that really stand out from the crowd. January 2021, we interviewed Autumn Bruton, Chief Executive Officer/President of Amplified Therapy and celebrate their efforts in creating a family friendly workplace! from the very beginning, we have always been working towards creating an excellent company that is family friendlyAutumn Bruton Why have you decided to have family friendly workplace policies? When I started Amplified Therapy, I wanted to create a company that would attract an excellent workforce. Being a working Mom, I tried to build policies from my previous work … Read More

Virtual Workshop – Tips to Invest in New Mexico’s Economic Recovery

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Family Friendly NM Virtual Workshop TOPIC: Tips to Invest in New Mexico’s Economic Recovery with Family Friendly Workplace Policies WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 28TH, 2020 11:00AM – 12:00PM COST: FREE Online and virtual training (Video conferencing instructions will be sent to you after you have registered) This month’s topic is Tips to Invest in New Mexico’s Economic Recovery with Family Friendly Workplace Policies Workplaces continue to shift dramatically because of the global pandemic and employers that implement family friendly workplace policies indicate that they feel better prepared to respond. In this workshop, you will learn how to implement family friendly workplace policies … Read More

Virtual Workshop – Operationalizing Anti-Racism at Work – Where do I Start?

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Family Friendly NM Virtual Workshop TOPIC: OPERATIONALIZING ANTI-RACISM AT WORK – WHERE DO I START? WEDNESDAY, JULY 22ND, 2020 11:30AM – 12:30PM COST: FREE (Video conferencing instructions will be sent to you after you have registered for the class) This month’s topic is Operationalizing Anti-Racism at Work – Where do I Start? Has your business/organization made a commitment to anti-racism? Are you feeling uncertain about how to go from making a statement to actually making this commitment show up in your day-to-day operations? Family Friendly New Mexico is your trusted resource for information, guidance and connection to the tools you … Read More