Top 100 accounting firm BDO was recognized with the Work-Life Seal of Distinction for 2014 by WorldatWork’s Alliance for Work-Life Progress, which honors organizational success in work-life effectiveness.
As one of 66 organizations to earn the seal this year from the alliance, BDO joins businesses like A.T. Kearney, Johnson & Johnson, MetLife, Northrop Grumman, Prudential Financial and Texas Instruments. The complete list of honorees, with winners to be recognized March 20 at the Work-Life Awards Luncheon at the AWLP Work-Life Forum in Baltimore, is available here.
The AWLP Seal of Distinction assesses seven categories of work-life effectiveness in today’s workplace:
- Caring for dependents
- Health and wellness
- Workplace flexibility
- Financial support for economic security
- Paid and unpaid time off
- Community involvement
- Transforming organizational culture
"As one of the country's leading professional services firms, BDO USA is only as strong as its people,” stated Marcee Harris Schwartz, national director of diversity & inclusion at BDO USA. “We are committed to recruiting the best professionals we can find and retaining them by providing a workplace environment that allows them to succeed professionally and personally. This recognition from the AWLP and other honors the firm has received is evidence that our firm is achieving that commitment."