Investing in Tech Enabled Personalized Work Experiences

Julianna SilvaBlog

Guest Blog Post from Dr. Erica Barreiro, Future of Work Strategist, Central New Mexico Community College (CNM) As consumers, we have all become accustomed to, even have come to expect, “personalized” experiences. When I get ready to check-out my online grocery order, I appreciate the final nudge asking me if I want to add any of the listed items that I have regularly ordered in the past. When I log into my Netflix or Audible account, I like to review the “recommended for you” based upon what I have previously watched or listened to. When I order something for delivery, … Read More

Celebrating Women Owned Businesses

Julianna SilvaBlog

women in business

At Family Friendly New Mexico, our vision is that all New Mexican workers are able to achieve a healthy balance between work and life, which means they have the time and capacity to care for their children and families, have access to good jobs and are able to contribute to their communities. In honor of Women’s History Month and International Women’s Day, we want to honor our women-owned businesses who have earned a Family Friendly Business Award®. These women business owners demonstrate their commitment to supporting their employees by implementing family friendly workplace policies. Check out our ad in the … Read More

Awardee Spotlight: Kei & Molly Textiles

Julianna SilvaBlog

kei and molly textiles

Awardee Spotlight Kei & Molly Textiles, LLC Family Friendly New Mexico is featuring award recipients that really stand out from the crowd. February 2021, we interviewed Kei Tsuzuki of Kei & Molly Textiles and celebrate their efforts in creating a family friendly workplace! We are dedicated to supporting policies that encourage healthy living for our employees and their familiesKei Tsuzuki Why have you decided to have family friendly workplace policies? From the beginning, we knew we wanted a workplace that would support and respect the staff we hired. Working with primarily women, we knew this would require having family friendly … Read More

Honoring Black History Month

Julianna SilvaBlog

honoring black history month

At Family Friendly New Mexico, we’ve been asking ourselves some big questions as we deepen our commitment to anti-racism. In honor of Black History Month, our team took some time to share how are each showing up in that work. We are sharing this with our community to offer our own reflections on what it means to stay committed. We know that it calls for transparency and vulnerability in sharing that we don’t have all the answers and that we remain committed to continue listening, learning and working toward common goals. Read below for personal reflections from our team: Felicia … Read More

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

Felicia MontoyaEvents

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

Remote Workplace Well-Being – What’s Possible?

Giovanna RossiBlog

For many people, 2020 introduced them to remote work. This meant meeting deadlines, communicating with colleagues and customers and managing projects all while integrating the reality of school and community restrictions due to the health pandemic. As we know, this took a toll on the physical and mental health of our employees. Now, nearly two-thirds of U.S. workers who have been working remotely during the pandemic would like to continue to do so (source: Gallup), which presents two interesting challenges: how can employers meet the needs of their remote workers, and how can employees contribute to their own well-being, while … Read More

Awardee Spotlight: Amplified Therapy

Felicia MontoyaBlog

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

Data Supports Investment in Family Friendly Workplace Policies

Giovanna RossiBlog

In 2016, I traveled to Washington, D.C. to attend the Work and Family Researchers Network bi-annual conference — a gathering  of hundreds, if not thousands, of international researchers and practitioners that meet every other year to understand and improve workplaces for families. I had traveled to D.C. over the previous 20 years at least once a year, but this was different. This was the first time I was there representing Family Friendly New Mexico, an organization I founded to support businesses to adopt and implement family friendly workplace policies so that families and businesses could thrive. As I wandered the … Read More

How a Family Friendly Business Awardee Steps up During the Pandemic

Julianna SilvaBlog, COVID-19

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Albuquerque Plumbing Heating & Cooling shares how they are managing during the pandemic Our entire world was thrown into a tailspin this year with the COVID-19 pandemic, and even to this day, we’re still trying to navigate this new terrain that we find ourselves in. Not just from how often and how well we wash our hands and our surroundings, but to how to work from home with the many distractions that we face, such as a dirty house, kids and other tasks. Families have been impacted by this illness in ways we’ve never been able to anticipate. Until earlier … Read More

Introducing the Family Friendly Business Directory!

Angelica ArchuletaBlog, COVID-19

Our community continues to share with us how important it is to do business with other businesses that implement family friendly workplace policies. And now, more than ever, businesses also need access to networking opportunities and business-to-employee connection. That is why we are thrilled to launch the premium listing for our Business Directory! In this blog post we will give an overview and breakdown of the newest feature on the Family Friendly New Mexico website: The Family Friendly Business Directory premium listing. The Family Friendly Business Directory makes it easier for customers, clients and job seekers to connect to our … Read More