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Seminole State receives 2016 Work-Life Seal of Distinction Award

Faculty and staff at Seminole State College enjoy a service recognition and retiree luncheon. It's one of many programs the College provides to invest in its employees.

Seminole State College of Florida has earned the 2016 Work-Life Seal of Distinction Award from WorldatWork. This award recognizes organizations who are leading the change in today’s global workplace by creating and implementing successful work-life programs and policies.

“We’re honored to have been selected for the Seal of Distinction,” says Mae Ashby, associate vice president of Human Resources at Seminole State. “The award affirms our efforts to invest in our talented employees. It’s our priority to create an environment that embraces a healthy work-life balance.”

Seminole State offers a generous time-off policy for its full-time employees, the opportunity to participate in a physical activity-based rewards program, free annual health fairs and flu shot clinics, and a host of other services.

The College will be recognized on March 9 at the Gala Awards Dinner at the WorldatWork 2016 Future of Work Forum in New Orleans to celebrate all Seal of Distinction honorees. Seminole State is among more than 100 organizations to earn the award for 2016.

Started in 2012, the prestigious Seal of Distinction measures the overall strength of organizations’ work-life portfolio and success in creating positive work environments. Applicants are evaluated on work-life programs, policies and practices that meet the needs and challenges facing employees today. 

  • Caring for dependents
  • Health and wellness
  • Flexibility
  • Financial support and education
  • Paid and unpaid time off
  • Community involvement
  • Workforce experience and engagement

This year’s recipients represent industries of education, finance, government, health, law, manufacturing and pharmaceuticals, and they hail from 30 states, the District of Columbia and Canada.

Seminole State College of Florida, with more than 1,500 employees on six sites in Central Florida, is the third-largest employer in Seminole County. The College offers a competitive benefits package, incentives for advanced education, and opportunities for personal and professional development. For information on careers at Seminole State, please visit the Human Resources employment website.

About WorldatWork® :
The Total Rewards Association

WorldatWork ( is a nonprofit human resources association for professionals and organizations focused on total rewards strategies. Comprehensive total rewards strategies are designed to attract, motivate, engage and retain a productive workforce and ultimately, enhance organizational results.

Professionals engaged in compensation, benefits, work-life effectiveness and total rewards turn to WorldatWork as their leading professional association. WorldatWork and its affiliates provide comprehensive education, certification, research, advocacy and community for members and the broader total rewards community. WorldatWork has more than 70,000 members and subscribers worldwide; over 80 percent of Fortune 500 companies employ a WorldatWork member.

Founded in 1955, WorldatWork is affiliated with more than 70 local human resources associations and has offices in Scottsdale, Arizona, and Washington, D.C.

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