Supporting Employees Beyond the Workplace – For Our People and for Our Business

By Shannon Smith – Vice President of HR Operations and Technology, Alkermes
Feb 23, 2023 9:00 AM ET
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Alkermes' policies are designed to give employees autonomy to define the structure that will work for their individual responsibilities at home. Image courtesy of the Boston Business Journal

Originally published by Boston Business Journal on December 22, 2022

It’s no surprise that a rising number of employees are reporting burnout from the demands of work and home, especially as a rapidly aging population requires increased levels of care. According to the Family Caregiver Alliance, just 56% of caregivers make their work supervisor aware of the duties they are fulfilling at home.

At Alkermes, we are committed to proactively recognizing and supporting our employees’ well-being and responsibilities in all aspects of their lives. We believe this approach helps enable our colleagues to bring their best selves to work each day.

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