Building Work-Life Strategy Programs
Today’s episode is part one of a special series. We’re podcasting live from Working Mother Media’s Work Beyond Summit in New York City at the Marriott Marquis. The conference focuses on work-life balance, with a lens on evolving next generation strategies, and it also salutes the 2017 Working Mother 100 Best Companies.
Our guest is the incredible Liz Harrington, manager of wellness and work-life strategy at PNC. Liz has been with the organization for over six years and currently oversees the strategy and execution of the corporate-wide wellness program, designed to support employees’ endeavors in living a healthy lifestyle, and being engaged with their families.
Tune in to all the hustle and bustle of the conference as Liz shares how PNC is building programs that create a culture of mental and physical wellness for all their employees.
In This Episode
- How to activate employees as brand or program ambassadors
- Why companies need to build work-life strategy programs to support their team
- The modern family in the age of millennials
- Using video to educate and engage employees
- Building up company culture to support health and wellness outside of work
Quotes in This Episode
“Employees are not just an employee. They have a whole life outside of what they do… and we want our employees to feel like they can bring their whole self to work…. When you go to work, you don’t leave everything behind you.” —Liz Harrington
“Dads are more invested early on and want to be more engaged and actively part of their child’s life.” —Liz Harrington
“You might be a marathon runner—or you might take a thousand steps, and that feels like running a marathon for you. We recognize that and make sure that our programs run that spectrum.” —Liz Harrington
“A business isn’t products. A business is people. You take the people out of it, you have very little left.” —Liz Harrington
“Culture is very important, but if you don’t have the culture, it shouldn’t discourage you from trying to impact the culture in a positive way, because culture shifts and changes over time.” —Liz Harrington