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George Clooney: Actor, Humanitarian, Entrepreneur, and WorkHuman Speaker

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By Sarah Payne —. An actor who is recognized as much for his global humanitarian efforts as he is for his iconic roles in TV and film, George Clooney is the newest keynote speaker to be announced for WorkHuman 2019 in Nashville, Tenn.

3 Times I Was Inspired by WorkHuman 2019 Speaker Viola Davis

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By Sarah Payne —. If I could synthesize the WorkHuman movement into a few words, I would say it’s about humanity, inclusion, and belonging. When you aspire to create a human workplace, you must first acknowledge that your business would be nothing without your people.

5 Lessons on Fixing Work from HR Experts Laurie Ruettimann and Jason Lauritsen

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By Jess Huckins —. Last week, HR experts, consultants, writers, and speakers Laurie Ruettimann and Jason Lauritsen visited Globoforce’s Framingham, Mass., office for the first-ever episode of WorkHuman Radio Live.

The Missing Piece to D&I

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Listen to our interview with David Lapin in the WorkHuman Radio episode embedded at the bottom of this post. And be sure to register for WorkHuman 2019 today! Why are we still struggling with diversity and inclusion 65 years after Brown v.

Simplify Your Background Check and Compliance Process

Staying compliant in your hiring process starts with a rock-solid background check process. Having a consistent program that documents compliance policies and mitigates risk is a necessity in today’s fast-paced hiring landscape. Join Curt Schwall, Vice President of Compliance and Regulatory Affairs at EBI, and learn what it takes to run a top-notch background check program that ensures you stay compliant.

Workhuman Named The Best Workplace in Ireland

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Ranked number one in the medium-sized business category, Workhuman is celebrated by employees for the power of gratitude in the workplace.

A Tiny Mindset Shift that Could Change Your Organization

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By Robin Schooling —. I’ve worked in human resources for quite some time and, like many of my HR colleagues, I am quite fond of the phrase “nothing surprises me anymore.” Interestingly enough though, I find myself being surprised almost every day – sometimes multiple times per day. And I love it.

If Neuroscientists Ruled the Workplace

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I’ve just returned from a super nerdy and fascinating conference – the NeuroLeadership Institute Summit in New York City (coined “the most brain-friendly conference in the world”).

What do you do when Ashley Judd, Salma Hayek, Simon Sinek, Brene Brown, Adam Grant, Ronan Farrow, Tarana Burke, and Amal Clooney are all together in one place and you are invited?

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By Robin H. Everhart —. Attend! And that’s exactly what I did. Last month, I attended WorkHuman 2018. But before I tell you about this experience, let me set the stage. I have been to my fair share of conferences.

True Belonging: 4 Lessons from Brené Brown’s ‘Braving the Wilderness’

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Is it terrible to admit that what immediately attracted me to Brené Brown’s new book “ Braving the Wilderness ” – other than the fact that it’s written by Brené – is the front cover? The backdrop of a beautiful, mountainous forest reminds me of my annual leaf-peeping trip to New Hampshire.

The New Recruiting Mindset: Stay Competitive in a Changing Talent Landscape

What were once strong pillars in your recruiting strategy are now likely falling short in effectiveness. Strong pillars in your recruiting strategy are likely now outdated and ineffective. This report gives actionable tactics to implement now from boosting your employer brand to the exact perks to offer that winning candidate.before your competitor does.

The Official WorkHuman Reading List

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By Sarah Payne —. Calling all book nerds! Don’t you wish you had all the latest research in positive psychology, building a human workplace, being a better leader, and employee engagement in one place? We’ve got you covered.

TIME’S UP CEO Lisa Borders Joins WorkHuman 2019 Panel

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By Sarah Payne —. “We We are witnessing an inflection point for women. I consider this the civil-rights movement of the 21st century.” – Lisa Borders, TIME’S UP CEO.

6 Hot Digital Workplace Trends from Gartner

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Workers increasingly expect a consumer-like experience in the workplace, as WorkHuman 2017 speaker Jeanne Meister outlined in her guest post a few months back.

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Dump Your Performance Reviews

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Managers put doing performance reviews right behind firing someone as their top two most disliked activities. How bizarre is that? Giving constructive feedback, mentoring, training, and improving the performance of their staff should be their number one motivation. Staff members hate them, too.

Humans and Bots: How to blend human skills and AI to build customer intimacy and drive growth

Join Genesys for this webinar to learn how leading companies are using blended AI to drive customer intimacy and revenue growth.

A Movement to Fight the Fear and Collectively Fix Feedback

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By Tamra Chandler —. Click the player at the bottom of this post to listen to our WorkHuman Radio interview with Tamra. Feedback: The mere mention of the word can make your blood pressure rise and your defenses go up.

5 Ways to Create a Work Experience that Mirrors Your Best Customer Experience

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(Listen to our interview with Jeanne Meister in the episode of WorkHuman Radio, embedded at the top of this post.). Job candidates and employees expect their workplace experience to resemble their experience with Amazon, Apple, or Netflix.

What New Research Tells Us About Employee Experience Around the Globe

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Know when and how to get out of the way. That’s increasingly the message for HR and business leaders.

With #MeToo, WorkHuman 2018 Takes on New Sense of Urgency

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By Laurie Ruettimann. Did you know the #MeToo movement is more than 12 years old? Tarana Burke changed the world when she used the phrase “me too” back in 2006 to help women who had survived sexual violence. Since that time, conversations have evolved.

5 Culture Trends for 2019

As we approach 2019, major shifts in the work environment will continue to affect the ways companies do business. Companies that are looking to attract, engage, and retain top talent should leverage these trends to create workplaces where employees thrive.

[Webinar] How to Adopt a More Human Approach to Employee Development

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Does your organization take a human approach to employee development? While traditional strategies such as the annual performance review are still the norm in many companies, HR leaders are looking for innovative ways to bring more humanity into their approach to employee growth and development.

Individual vs. Team Performance in the #FutureofWork

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Kelly Monahan —. If you just look at the headlines, you may think the future of work has something to do with technology. Artificial intelligence, automation, and digital disruption dominate the future of work discussions in the news, at industry events, and across corporate boardrooms.

WorkHuman Session Spotlight: Empowering through Diversity and Equality

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By Laurie Ruettimann —. Diversity means different things to various people. Some people think diversity applies to physical differences, such as race and gender. They’re not wrong.

Ryan Fehr: “We’re still human beings when we go to work”

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How can gratitude in the workplace prevent employee turnover and fuel company resilience ? How can we think about gratitude in a broader scope to cultivate happiness at work?

Dice 2018 Recruitment Automation Report

Artificial intelligence (AI) and machine learning (ML) technologies are rapidly changing the way many recruit and hire talent. Read Dice's first-ever Recruitment Automation Report to discover how you can employ new, cutting-edge technologies to source and hire tech talent faster.

What’s Next? The #MeToo Movement and HR

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By Laurie Ruettimann, Guest Blogger. How many of you have heard that HR doesn’t care about employees? It’s kind of insulting, isn’t it? One of the themes to emerge from the #MeToo movement is that HR practitioners can’t possibly care about workplace harassment because they’re not employee advocates.

How to Kill Happiness at Work – Part 2

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One of our most popular blog posts last year was titled, “How to Kill Happiness at Work.” Either HR people are really cruel or they’re genuinely concerned about the happiness of their employees (we’re guessing it’s the latter). In that post, I shared some interesting research from Woohoo Inc.

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What Everyone Should Know About Introverts At Work

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Don’t miss Susan Cain at WorkHuman 2017. Did you know that as much as a third to half of people are introverts? That means potentially half of our workers require time alone to recharge and autonomous environments to be their best selves at work.

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Work Burnout is a (Preventable) Epidemic

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Listen to our interview with Dawn Burke and Tim Sackett in the latest episode of WorkHuman Radio, embedded at the top of this post. I love french fries. When I was in college, for about one semester I worked at a local fast food chain.

Hard to Hire: Third-Party Recruiting & the State of Talent Acquisition Report

The talent acquisition challenges of today are unparalleled: 90% of survey respondents feel that the current hiring market is more challenging now than in the past! Recruiting as we’ve known it is evolving - how are you keeping ahead of the competition?

Why WorkHuman is Talking About #MeToo

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Guest post by Laurie Ruettimann. This Christmas, I learned that my aunt went on a date with Harvey Weinstein. It was back in the 1970s. Weinstein was a student at State University of New York at Buffalo, and my aunt was a bank teller at a local branch.

10 Tips for Modernizing Employee Recognition and Rewards

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Learn how to modernize employee recognition and rewards in the new Gartner report. Are you interested in implementing a centralized recognition and reward program, but not sure where to begin?

Growth Mindset, Feedback, and the Power of Peers

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Hear more from Lynne Levy on feedback, growth, and development in the latest episode of WorkHuman Radio, embedded at the top of this post. Meaningful feedback is the lifeblood for learning and growing.

Adam Grant’s Tips for Hiring & Developing Original Thinkers

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Lots of companies say they want to be innovative and push beyond commonly accepted boundaries in their industry. But is your HR strategy truly supporting this endeavor? Are original thinkers flourishing – or being stifled – in your organization?

How Recruiters Can Create a Predictable Candidate Pipeline

Even the most experienced recruiting professionals face challenges filling critical roles in their organizations from an inability to establish, nurture and grow a sustainable talent pipeline. Download this eBook to get a jump on sourcing and learn how to build a high performance recruiting pipeline.