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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.

New Report Helps Attract, Retain and Reward Top Talent

The 2019 Best-in-Class Benchmarking Analysis explores what top employers are doing differently to stand out in healthcare cost control and HR management. Use these insights to build a better workplace and confidently position your organization for success.

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.

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.

Implementing Technology in TA for the Win: An Agile Approach

Speaker: Denise Dresler, Director of Talent Acquisition, Avature

What was once traditionally used only in the software industry is making its way to the recruiting and talent acquisition space: agile methodologies. Join Denise Dresler, Talent Acquisition Director at Avature, where she will be discussing how to take this nontraditional approach of agile talent acquisition and effectively incorporate it into your hiring processes.

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.

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.

Why (and How) to Switch to a New HR & Payroll Platform

Not all HR & payroll is the same, but it can look pretty similar. If your current platform isn’t meeting your needs, let us walk you through how to differentiate between providers and give you some tips on how to select a platform that works best for your business.

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.

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.

[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.

Wage Growth: The Last Employer Holdout to Attract Candidates

You get a job perk! And You get a job perk! Everyone gets job perks! While these perks may have helped get that stellar candidate’s foot in the door, this dynamic of severely low unemployment combined with a historically high job open rate continues with no immediate end in sight. Employers will do well to zero in on one lever many have been avoiding pulling: the almighty salary increase.

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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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.

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?

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.

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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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?

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?

Compliance Continuity: Monthly Guidance to Sustain Your Organization's Wellbeing

Natural disasters can result in evacuations, work stoppages, and other disruptions for your employees. With advanced planning, employee benefits can help sustain the overall wellbeing of your workforce before, during, and after a natural disaster.

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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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.

[INFOGRAPHIC] The Anatomy of the Employee Experience

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Most HR professionals are focused on measuring and improving employee engagement. But what about the employee experience? How does an employee’s experience at work impact retention, effort, and performance? Which practices actually improve the employee experience?

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.

The CFO Playbook: 10 Metrics to Transform Your HR Team

CFOs are losing faith in HR’s ability to solve problems with data. Discover the metrics your HR team needs to measure to become more data-driven.

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.).