Three-quarters of the women employees who got promoted last year at alcoholic beverage maker Diageo had flexible work schedules, including job sharing, flextime, compressed hours and telework.
Among all female workers at the company, which makes Smirnoff vodka and other brands, half reduced their hours at some point during the year, and 60% used flextime.
At least one woman got promoted while she was out on .
When they do work in the office, the firm’s 3,181 employees—41% are women—have access to a health club and services such as dry cleaning, banking and even photo processing.
The attention to working moms is deliberate, says Eliana Zem, senior VP of HR, who works in Diageo’s North American headquarters in Norwalk, Conn. “We strive to create an inclusive environment where people feel valued and celebrated for their individual skills and contributions, can always be themselves, and have a balance between their work and home lives,” she says.
Contact: Zsoka McDonald of Diageo, (203) 229-4730.
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