A leading pharmaceutical and biotechnology company based in the northeast experienced explosive growth during and after the COVID-19 pandemic. The organization doubled its size in just two years. During that time, company leaders recognized their teams were spending incredibly long hours immersed in research which resulted in a significant work-life imbalance. They needed a solution.
A leading pharmaceutical and biotechnology company based in the northeast experienced explosive growth during and after the COVID-19 pandemic. The organization doubled its size in just two years.
During that time, company leaders recognized their teams were spending incredibly long hours immersed in research which resulted in a significant work-life imbalance. In short, working long hours left employees little time to tend to personal tasks during the day, and little energy to tackle them after work. Burnout was widespread. To remedy this, they sought a best-in-class support package that would help tick off their employees’ personal “to do” lists while they were hard at work.
The Circles solution:
Working with the client, Circles developed a virtual and on-site work-life balance program that offered unlimited errand running, travel planning and other time-saving services. The program included:
The program was initially launched to the U.S. population but expanded within 12 months to add a second on-site errand runner and provide services virtually to their global employee population.
By leveraging Circles work-life balance programs, their employees have been empowered to concentrate more efficiently on their important work -- groundbreaking advancements and innovations in vaccine technology that help protect humanity. Program successes to-date include:
“The collaboration with Circles has played a pivotal role in alleviating the daily tasks that were diverting our hard-working team's attention. These services not only boosted staff morale, but also provided a better work-life balance, resulting in increased production capacity. This has fostered a content and thriving company, poised for further expansion”
– HR Director
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