MANHATTAN, KS – (September 4th, 2012) CivicPlus, the leading provider of comprehensive local government websites and community engagement software, is proud to announce that it has been awarded the 2012 Alfred P. Sloan Award For Excellence in Workplace Effectiveness and Flexibility for its use of flexibility as an effective workplace strategy to increase business and employee success.
“This is an amazing honor,” CEO Ward Morgan said. “It proves that if you provide exceptional people with a flexible, family-friendly work environment, you create a very effective workplace as well.”
As a recipient of this prestigious award, CivicPlus has distinguished itself as a leading employer of choice that is successfully using flexibility as part of an effective workplace strategy to achieve business goals and benefit employees by helping them meet their responsibilities on and off the job.
The Sloan Awards are unique for their rigorous, two-step selection process, which involves an evaluation of employers’ flexibility programs and practices, and a confidential employee survey. All applicants are measured against national norms from the National Study of Employers.
“The award shows that this company is dedicated to its employees,” said Morgan. “We are committed to keeping the workplace flexible and allowing them to properly balance their home and work lives to keep them engaged and happy in their jobs.”
About CivicPlusBased in Manhattan, KS, CivicPlus has designed more than 1,100 local government websites serving 43 million citizens throughout North America. A recipient of the Center for Digital Government’s Best Fit Integrator Award for delivering extraordinary digital solutions to public IT projects, CivicPlus transforms municipal websites into powerful two-way communication platforms that let citizens talk to and participate in local government. Find out where your community falls on the digital community engagement scale developed by CivicPlus eGov experts. In 2012, CivicPlus will invest more than $2 million in products, research and development. The innovative CivicPlus Government Content Management System (GCMS™) now offers more than 60 applications including Citizen Request Tracker, MuniMobile, Facebook and economic development tools. Founded in 2001, CivicPlus was selected by Inc. Magazine as “One of the Fastest-Growing Privately Held Companies in the U.S.” in 2011. For more information visit www.civicplus.com.