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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.

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.

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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.

How to Activate Employee Voice to Create and Sustain a Speak Up Culture

This whitepaper details how leaders can shift into an ‘action mindset’ that allows for growth and change at every level of your organization. Speak Up cultures promote productivity, improve retention efforts, and create positive employee engagement.

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.

[PODCAST] “No Ego” with Cy Wakeman and Steve Pemberton

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By Holly Hazelton —. It’s no secret that here at Globoforce we love Cy Wakeman. And now, there’s another reason to bow down to Cy; in the recent season 2 launch of her podcast “No Ego” she interviewed our own Chief People Officer, Steve Pemberton!

Worlds Apart: Leading a Diverse and Inclusive Workforce

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By Robin H. Everhart —. In this week’s WorkHuman Radio, we interview Robin H. Everhart, senior vice president and chief diversity officer at Cintas Corporation. Read her guest post below.

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.

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.

2020 Report: The Future of HR

Paycor asked more than 500 leaders of medium and small businesses to talk about the present and future of HR. Download the guide and see what they said. Their responses will surprise you!

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.

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.

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.

Preparing for the Workplace of the Future: HR’s Role

Speaker: Robin Schooling, Managing Partner, HR + People Strategy, Peridus Group

Join Robin Schooling, Managing Partner, HR + People Strategy with Peridus Group, to learn what you can do now to prepare yourself and your organization for the future workplace while simultaneously solidifying HR’s impact as a strategic and influential leader for business success

[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.

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.

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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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 Smoking Costs Employers More Than They Realize

Your employees are smoking, and at a cost of $7,000 per year for each employee who smokes, that adds up - fast! This free report will show you how an effective cessation program pays for itself.

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 Be a More Strategic HR Leader in 2017

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Bill Castellano, Ph.D., associate dean, executive and professional education, at Rutgers School of Management and Labor Relations.

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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.

The ROI of Inclusion and Belonging

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One indication that we’re experiencing a renewed focus on inclusion can be found with a simple Google search. The top three questions associated with “diversity and inclusion” are: What is meant by inclusion in the workplace? What do you mean by inclusion? What is inclusive diversity?

Does Your Workforce Have the Talent DNA for the Digital Future?

With the increasing adoption of automation and data-driven technologies, the workforce is changing rapidly — regardless of whether we’re prepared to face it. Keeping up with the velocity of change is vital to success, and that means building digital readiness into the DNA of your organization so your workforce is ready to face an uncertain and constantly changing future.

How to Recognize Quiet Leaders: Susan Cain Q+A (Part 1)

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Do you ever think about the kinds of people who get promoted in your organization? Are different personality types – both extroverts and introverts – represented in that group, and made to feel like they belong ?

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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?

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?

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.

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.

Meaningful Work Tops Company Culture, Compensation, and Perks as Workers’ #1 Must-Have in New Global Employee Survey

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To retain employees, companies must focus on trust, recognition, respect, gratitude, autonomy, and equity. FRAMINGHAM, Mass. & & DUBLIN – September 5, 2019 – With unemployment rates at historic lows, companies are more desperate than ever to recruit and retain good talent.

Employees for Life

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(Listen to our interview with Lee Burbage in the episode of WorkHuman Radio embedded at the top of this post.).

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.

Guest Post: Harnessing the Power of Relationships

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When was the last time you thought about gravity? It plays a pretty important role in our lives, doesn’t it? It keeps us from floating off into space. It literally holds our solar system together. Gravity is vital to our survival.

HR Benchmark Report: How to Recruit, Coach & Develop Teams

Do you really want a team of all-stars? Instead of trying to hire all Type A high performers, research shows it’s much more effective to hire a mix of personalities. In this report, Paycor will explain why and how to go about assembling, coaching, and developing effective teams at work.

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.