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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.

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.

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.

Live Webinar: Choose the Right ATS for Your Business

Is amplifying your recruitment process in 2019 one of your New Year's resolutions? If it's not, it should be. An Applicant Tracking System (ATS) is command-central for all recruiting activities; managing everything from posting jobs, to collecting feedback, to moving candidates through the funnel and onboarding new hires. But with so much out there, finding the perfect ATS for your business can prove challenging. Join Newton on Thursday, January 31st with Tim Ruge, Director of Product Marketing at Paycor to learn how an ATS will change the way you recruit and how to choose the perfect one for your company.

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.

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.

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.

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”).

30+ Books on Working Human

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By Sarah Payne —. Here’s a fun stat for my fellow literary nerds: Iceland publishes more books per capita than any other country in the world. Iceland is so well-read, in fact, that it has a national tradition named Jolabokaflod: “Christmas Book Flood.”

Why your employees are still struggling with performance reviews

Studies show that employees who successfully approach tough conversations with their managers, colleagues, and direct reports are less likely to leave: but only 70% of them do. Read the report to learn what's really on their minds.

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 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.

WorkHuman Gives

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WorkHuman wants YOU! At WorkHuman, we want to leave every city we visit better than when we came. Please join us on Monday for an afternoon of giving, creating, and making new connections as we kick off the conference in Nashville. And book your travel for this day if you’re planning to participate!). Monday, March 18, 2-5 p.m. Give confidence. Pack an extra outfit of professional clothing to donate to our Dress for Success initiative to help local women returning to work. Give comfort.

There’s Nothing Like WorkHuman

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By Laurie Ruettimann —. My name is Laurie Ruettimann, and I have a confession to make: I’ve been to every single WorkHuman conference ( register here! because it’s the only event that makes me feel like I belong. What Is WorkHuman?

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.

Science-Backed Ways to Run Better Meetings

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By Sarah Payne —. Nearly every spoof of corporate office culture has taken a dig at meetings ( this skit about real life conference calls is one of my favorites). I don’t think it would be an exaggeration to say meetings are the bane of our existence at work.

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.

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.

Discover 4 Use Cases for Applying AI to Your Recruiting Processes

Recruitment AI technology uncovers the most qualified candidates. This technology automates recruiting routines and facilitates natural conversations, resulting in higher productivity and a better candidate experience. Download the eBook to learn more!

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.

[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.

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.

Daring Leadership is Teachable, Observable, and Measurable

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“Embodying and practicing gratitude changes everything. It is not a personal construct, it’s a human construct – a unifying part of our existence – and it’s the antidote to foreboding joy, plain and simple.” – Brené Brown, “ Dare to Lead ”. Register now to see Brené Brown at WorkHuman 2019!

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.

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?

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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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.

HR Service Delivery software for the non-traditional workforce

The rise of the gig economy means HR must support a variety of worker types. This eBook explains how HR can easily serve the non-traditional workforce, including those in manufacturing and retail who work away from a desk or outside traditional office hours.

Happy Thanksgiving: 10 Quotes About Gratitude from WorkHuman 2019 Speakers

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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.

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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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.

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?