Virtual Workshop – Unlocking Financial Literacy

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FFNM Past Virtual Workshop: Unlocking Financial Literacy Learn more about workshop: Unlocking Financial Literacy: Empowering Your Team for Financial Success Navigating the complex terrain of finance can be daunting, yet it is essential for personal and professional success. According to the S&P Global Financial Literacy Survey, only 57 percent of US adults are financially literate. As leaders, it’s crucial to invest in the financial well-being of your team members, as it not only benefits them individually by removing present day barriers to equal opportunities – but also enhances overall organizational performance. Supported by seasoned financial experts, this workshop will delve … Read More

Breaking Business Myths: Building a Family Friendly Workplace in New Mexico

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Breaking Business Myths: Building a Family Friendly Workplace in New Mexico Debunking Misconceptions and Empowering Success Through Innovation and Inclusivity Welcome to our myth-busting blog post where we delve into common misconceptions about creating a family friendly workplace in New Mexico. This was compiled as a result of the Myth Busting Panel held at the 8th Annual Family Friendly Awards Luncheon on April 23, 2024. In today’s fast-paced business landscape, it’s essential to challenge prevailing myths that may hinder progress and limit the potential for building inclusive and supportive work environments. Through the experiences and insights of our panelists, Raquel, … Read More

Equal Pay for the Women of New Mexico. How do we get there?

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New Mexico has been trying to solve the problem of women receiving lower wages than men for a long time, and has made some progress, but there’s still a big gap between wages for men and women. The problem of women getting paid less than men affect women from different racial and ethnic groups in different ways. While white women generally earn less than men, Latina, African American, and Native American women usually face an even bigger pay gap compared to men. For example, Hispanic women only make 52 cents and Native American women only make 51 cents for every … Read More

Virtual Workshop – The Future of Women in the Workforce

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FFNM Past Virtual Workshop: The Future of Women in the Workforce Learn more about workshop: The Future of Women in the Workforce In a dynamic business landscape, fostering an inclusive workplace that supports and attracts women is essential for success. This workshop is designed to equip employers and HR professionals with the tools to create supportive workplace policies that not only address present-day challenges but also pave the way for a more equitable future. From navigating post-COVID reintegration strategies to removing barriers related to child care, pay equity, and menstrual health, this session will delve into best practices, safety measures, … Read More

Angelica Archuleta-Romero Joins HRMA of NM

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Exciting News! We are thrilled to announce our very own, Angelica Archuleta-Romero has joined the Board of Directors at the Human Resource Management Association (HRMA) of New Mexico in the Diversity Elect role. Angelica has served as Project Coordinator for Family Friendly New Mexico for years and is passionate about fostering inclusive workplace strategies that elevate businesses statewide. Join us in extending our warmest congratulations to Angelica on this well-deserved accomplishment! Learn about HRMA – The Human Resource Management Association (HRMA) is a local affiliate chapter of the National Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM), which is the world’s largest … Read More

Navigating the Intersection of AI and HR/Employment Law in Business

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Artificial Intelligence (AI) is revolutionizing various aspects of business operations, and one area where its impact is profound is in Human Resources (HR) and Employment Law. As companies embrace AI-driven tools to streamline processes and enhance decision-making, it becomes imperative to assess the associated risks within the existing legal framework. Assessing AI Risks Against Current Legal Framework Workplace Discrimination and Bias The integration of AI in HR processes, such as resume screening, video interviews, and pre-employment assessments, introduces the risk of algorithmic bias. This bias arises when the training data used to develop AI models reflects historical inequities and stereotypes, … Read More

Give the Gift of Education to your Employees

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Give the Gift of Education to your Employees by Offering The Education Plan®, 529 Education Savings Plan By offering unique employee benefits–like a 529 education savings plan–employers can provide their team members with impactful benefits to further their financial well-being while also remaining competitive during recruitment. In today’s competitive marketplace, where employers are striving for new ways to keep their workforce, a 529 education savings plan can be a great addition to a company’s suite of benefits. The Education Plan® can be implemented at no cost to employers and requires no government reporting, making it a quick and easy employee … Read More

Virtual Workshop – Unlocking AI in Business & HR

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FFNM Past Virtual Workshop: Unlocking AI in Business & HR Learn more about workshop: Unlocking AI in Business & HR In today’s rapidly evolving business landscape, artificial intelligence (AI) has become a game-changer in the realm of Human Resources (HR) and overall business practices. However, the successful implementation and utilization of AI require a comprehensive understanding of best practices, safety measures, and strategic considerations. This workshop will equip learners with the knowledge and skills to effectively deploy and harness AI tools via: Introduction to AI in Business and HR: We’ll start by providing an overview of how AI is transforming … Read More

NEW Recognition Opportunities!

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Exciting changes ahead! As of the 2024 award year, we’re making improvements to our Family Friendly Business Award® program. While earning the award remains FREE, we’re introducing a sliding scale fee for optional digital and physical assets. This fee covers program enhancements, application costs and more. NEW Recognition Opportunities! Building a Stronger New Mexico Together. New Mexico’s business community has always had a heart for its employees and a passion for economic growth. At Family Friendly New Mexico (FFNM), we firmly believe that when businesses invest in the welfare of their teams, they, in turn, thrive! Over the past few … Read More

Virtual Workshop – Empowering the Future Workforce: Unleashing Potential through Employer-Supported Education

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FFNM Past Virtual Workshop: Empowering the Future Workforce: Unleashing Potential through Employer-Supported Education Learn more about workshop: Empowering the Future Workforce: Unleashing Potential through Employer-Supported Education In today’s rapidly evolving business landscape, employers play a critical role in shaping the future of the workforce. This workshop aims to shed light on the impact employers have on employee educational advancement and development. The Panel will explore the responsibilities organizations have in nurturing and supporting the growth of their workforce, ultimately benefiting both individuals and the organization as a whole. Through a combination of research-backed insights and practical strategies, this workshop will … Read More