The City of Largo has earned the Family Friendly Business Award! Recognizing Largo for its workplace policies by Family Friendly Pinellas the Gold Seal Certificate gives our organization an edge in competition to retain and attract the highest-quality applicants.
“As we look towards the future of Pinellas County, we have the opportunity to be a national leader in offering Family Friendly Workplaces that assist companies in attracting and retaining the best talent,” said Dr. Keesha Benson, Director of Thrive by Five Pinellas. “Implementing family-friendly policies serves as a universal benefit for all employees and it is the first step in ensuring a healthy, whole, and productive workforce. Studies have shown that costs associated with creating family friendly benefits are more than made up for in improved productivity, employee morale and employee retention.
Largo received a 3 out 3 in Health Support, a 2 out of 4 in Work Schedules and 3 out of 5 in Economic Support. This is a compliment and confirmation of all the hard work of Playbook project team members that collaborated on updating benefits and defining a flexible workplace. To view current job openings, visit Largo.com/Jobs.
The Family Friendly Pinellas initiative offers resources to organizations on how to implement more family friendly policies and recognizes organizations that offer their employees family friendly benefits.