Globoforce Takes On #HRTechConf

WorkHuman

Are you going to be at the HR Technology Conference and Expo in Las Vegas this weekend? In fact, a few of my Globoforce colleagues are en route as I type. The Candy Bar at booth #1253 – I don’t know about you, but there’s something about being in sessions all day that makes me crave sugar. In the expo hall, follow the Globoforce floor decals to booth #1253, where we’ll have all your favorite candy stocked. at the IBM booth.

The Boston Globe Names Globoforce a Top Place to Work for 2018

WorkHuman

19, 2018) – Globoforce ® , a leading provider of human applications, has been named one of the Top Places to Work in Massachusetts in the annual employee-based survey project from The Boston Globe. Globoforce was ranked 39 in the medium-sized company category for the fourth consecutive year and honored for the sixth time since 2012. Globoforce makes work more human. Globoforce is on an aggressive growth path and hiring across all functions. About Globoforce.

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The Boston Globe Names Globoforce a Top Place to Work for 2018

WorkHuman

19, 2018) – Globoforce ® , a leading provider of human applications, has been named one of the Top Places to Work in Massachusetts in the annual employee-based survey project from The Boston Globe. Globoforce was ranked 39 in the medium-sized company category for the fourth consecutive year and honored for the sixth time since 2012. Globoforce makes work more human. Globoforce is on an aggressive growth path and hiring across all functions. About Globoforce.

Globoforce Announces Enhancements to Conversations, and Life Events

WorkHuman

September 12, 2018 | Globoforce Press Release. Product upgrades support continued performance development and positive community experiences and rewards. Conversations and Life Events are part of WorkHuman ® Cloud, a product suite that enables a shared, social experience at work creating a more connected culture and community at work. About Globoforce. Follow: Twitter @Globoforce.

Globoforce Announces Best-selling Author and Researcher Brené Brown to Return as a Keynote Speaker at WorkHuman 2019 Conference

WorkHuman

3, 2018 – Globoforce ® , a leading provider of human applications, today announced Brené Brown, Ph.D., The annual WorkHuman conference, pioneered by Globoforce, is dedicated to helping educate, energize, and engage business and HR leaders to build a more human-focused work culture. Brown is a research professor at the University of Houston, where she holds the Huffington Foundation – Brené Brown Endowed Chair at The Graduate College of Social Work. About Globoforce.

T3 – @Globoforce pre-launches Life Events #WorkHuman

The Tim Sackett Project

Hey, last week I was at WorkHuman powered by Globoforce and they had a new product launch that kind of left many in the audience in tears! Here’s what Eric Mosley, Globoforces CEO, had to say about Life Events: “The lines between an employee’s life and work are constantly blending—more so now than ever before,” said Eric Mosley, CEO of Globoforce. They want to be the same person at work as they are at home.

Globoforce Announces Business Executive Kat Cole as Keynote Speaker for WorkHuman 2019 Conference

WorkHuman

October 16, 2018 | Globoforce Press Release. October 16, 2018 – Globoforce ® ,a leading provider of human applications, today announced business executive, Chief Operating Officer and president of FOCUS Brands North America, Kat Cole as a keynote speaker for its WorkHuman ® 2019 conference, March 18-21, in Nashville, Tenn. Leadership and humanity are at the heart of Kat’s story,” said Derek Irvine, senior vice president of strategy and consulting services at Globoforce. “A

Want More Employee Productivity? Figure Out Their “Flow”

HR Bartender

I was excited to see that flow is one of the topics being covered at this year’s WorkHuman conference powered by Globoforce. So I reached out to Catherine Flavin , managing partner at Thrive Leadership to see if she would give us a sneak peek into her session. It’s described as peak experience and peak performance — highly productivity and innately worthwhile. At 1 a.m., The post Want More Employee Productivity?

Compensation Cafe: Why Friends at Work Matter

RecognizeThis!

– “Friendships at work” is not a soft topic. It’s a driving factor in employee productivity, retention and wellness. I couldn’t say everything I wanted to about the importance of friends at work in my post on this blog last week , so I continued the theme today on the Compensation Cafe blog. The Globoforce Fall 2014 Workforce Mood Tracker survey found 91% of us spend more than 30 hours a week with colleagues (vs. by Derek Irvine.

Supporting #LasVegas and Other Happenings at #HRTechConf

WorkHuman

If you’re looking for a way to help, attendees will have the opportunity to support the victims and their families by donating at the HRE booth in the expo hall. As in years past, Globoforce will be at the conference this year. Here are a few ways you can connect with us: Attend the panel session, “The Role of HR Technology in Driving Employee Engagement,” October 11 at 11 a.m. Drop by and say ‘hello’ at booth #1945. Tweet @globoforce.

Conference Attendance 301

China Gorman

HR-related professional associations, HR products and services providers, publishers, networking organizations, research organizations – a whole host of organizations – all want a piece of HR professionals’ time to ply their wares and influence the direction of people policy making. I’ve been affiliated with Globoforce ’s WorkHuman conference since its inception in 2015. China Gorman Data Point Tuesday Globoforce Humanity in the workplace WorkHuman

Millennials To Business: You’re Doing It Wrong!

China Gorman

Deloitte’s 4 th annual Millennial Survey sends a message from more than 7,800 degreed and employed Millennials from 29 countries around the world to employers: “Business should focus on people and purpose, not just products and profits.” The resounding success of the recent WorkHuman Conference produced by Globoforce , is another piece of this trend. China Gorman Data Point Tuesday Deloitte Globoforce HR Data Leadership Millennials WorkHuman

Using Technology to Improve Engagement and Boost Productivity

Get Hppy

With recent technology advancements, organizations are finding new ways to improve engagement and create a productive atmosphere at the office. Today, most HR professionals have modern systems and apps to engage and motivate their workers at the tip of their fingers. So, in order to recognize their top employees, HR departments need to start implementing recognition software, like Globoforce for example, in order to build a strong culture through the power of acknowledgment.

5 Trends at #HRTechConf

WorkHuman

The Globoforce team is officially back from the HR Technology Conference and Expo in Las Vegas! We had some great conversations at the candy booth and a fantastic session with Cisco on Tuesday (more on that soon). Open organizations can encourage more productivity and engagement. Jim Whitehurst, CEO at Red Hat, discussed the major changes that are happening in the way organizations are built and the way they operate—especially compared to the industrial age.

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Conference Attendance 101

China Gorman

Especially if you’re joining me at the HRTech Conference next week. Sponsor Highlights: these are sessions that feature a sponsor or exhibitor’s product or service, are marketing-focused in nature, and come as part of their sponsorship/exhibitor fee. Look at the list of presenters. Look at the list of sponsors/exhibitors. Then target 4-8 people that you’d really like to meet and talk with – and find them at the conference.

Work Friendships: They Improve Productivity and Job Satisfaction

TLNT: The Business of HR

To Be Valued and Appreciated ) about global employee research showing that “appreciation for my work” is the most important job aspect for employees, I wanted to share the findings of the Globoforce 2014 UK and Ireland Workforce Mood Tracker survey. with employees highly valuing relationships at work but feeling unsupported by the organization in building those relationships more deeply. Following on my post yesterday ( What Do Workers Everywhere Want Most?

Do Employees Give Leaders Points For Trying?

China Gorman

It was published by the WorkHuman Research Institute at Globoforce , the social recognition solutions company. The “best friend at work” syndrome. I’ve long believed that trustworthy, authentic and approachable leaders – at every level – can overcome most any cultural issue – with trustworthiness being the key. This report looks at several dimensions of trust that are quite interesting.

Do Employees Give Leaders Points For Trying?

China Gorman

It was published by the WorkHuman Research Institute at Globoforce , the social recognition solutions company. The “best friend at work” syndrome. I’ve long believed that trustworthy, authentic and approachable leaders – at every level – can overcome most any cultural issue – with trustworthiness being the key. This report looks at several dimensions of trust that are quite interesting.

5 Ways to Avoid Job Burnout

HR Ringleader

That alone is enough to keep me up at night. For example, Globoforce is doing great things to bridge that gap for companies and employees. I buy into this whole idea of making work “More Human” and as I’ve followed Globoforce and their efforts in this arena, it really makes sense. At first, it seemed a little half-baked, but as I’ve started doing this, it really works. Now that it’s just me at work, you’d think I have no hope.

Top 5 Themes at HR Tech 2017

WorkHuman

Indeed, the theme at the 20 th edition of the conference was about celebrating humanity, putting people – our employees – center stage in an era when technology innovations continue to accelerate at a rapid pace. The latency of artificial intelligence is the distance between what the machine thinks is real and what’s real,” said John Sumser , principal analyst at consulting firm HRExaminer. The importance of inclusion and belonging has never been more at the forefront.

Working Human: Happiness, Satisfaction and Engagement in the Workplace

HR Ringleader

That leads to examining the idea that maybe it’s not about happiness at all. Enter the Globoforce WorkHuman conference to help us have a better understanding of the impacts of happiness, recognition, and giving thanks to our workforce. According to Derek, “Companies that have succeeded with #WorkHuman environment saw a 31% increase in productivity and their employees take 10x less sick leave.”

Cafe Classic: The Power of Positivity at Work

Compensation Cafe

Have we done enough to prove engaged, happy employees are more productive and more inclined to deliver on needed success metrics? Inspiring one another at work. Follow Derek on Twitter at @DerekIrvine.

What’s Happened to Worker Productivity?

Compensation Cafe

According to recent numbers from the US Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS), measures of worker productivity are in a slump. Over the past year, productivity (defined as output divided by hours worked) has declined 0.4%. There are technology and tools that are supposed to help us be more collaborative and productive. One argument is that all of that innovation and technology aren’t doing much to help productivity. Both likely have positive impacts on productivity.

How to Kill Happiness at Work

WorkHuman

whose founder, Alexander Kjerulf, sat down with us for a Q&A last summer ) recently released some interesting findings in its survey of more than 700 workers from around the globe about bad days at work—how common they are and what makes them bad. The survey asked, “The last time you had a bad day at work, was it bad because of factors at work or factors outside of work?” 74% of respondents said it was factors at work, while only 2.8% At WooHoo Inc.,

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HR Technology Conference: People, Networks, and Productivity

Oracle HCM - Modern HR in the Cloud

At this year’s HR Technology Conference in Chicago, Oracle’s Cara Capretta kicked things off with a preconference event, “Women in Technology.” The goal for HR is empowerment of people and social networks to drive new definitions of personal and professional engagement, collaboration, performance, and productivity.

One Word You Should Stop Saying at Work

WorkHuman

Audio from the interview is in the WorkHuman Radio episode at the bottom of this post. Globoforce: How are employees are rewarded in a humanocracy? Globoforce: How are companies leveraging crowdsourced pay? At Morning Star, employees negotiate their responsibilities with each other. At the end of the year, the employees choose compensation councils across the company. Globoforce: What impacts can technology have on a work culture? By Sarah Payne —.

Why Friends at Work Matter

Compensation Cafe

Several studies have hit the blogosphere in recent months on the importance of friends at work. It seems a “soft” topic, yet it’s friendships and deep relationships at work that drive key business factors – productivity, retention and wellness. Productivity. Last summer, LinkedIn published the results of their “Relationships @Work” study , commenting: “Relationships matter because they help us feel connected, making us more motivated and productive.

Nothing but our own fear

Steve Boese

I was at the Globoforce WorkHuman Conference earlier in the week, and one of the more interesting aspects of this conference from the many that I attend in the course of the year is Globoforce's willingness to showcase speakers and topics that are not necessarily 'on the nose' with their specific set of technologies and solutions. No products, no users, no user conferences. They see their own fear reflected back at them.'

5 Reasons Why Managers Hinder Productivity and How to Fix It

HR Daily Advisor

Whether you’re working in HR or as a manager of a team, keeping up productivity levels is essential. However, in an eye opening TEDTalk “Why work doesn’t happen at work” software engineer, Jason Fried, argues that the main barriers to productivity are the people who should be actively trying to improve it: managers. Here are 5 reasons managers may be hindering productivity and how they can turn things around: 1. Share Productivity Hacks.

Celebrate Your Employees: Employee Recognition At Its Best

Get Hppy

Companies who spend at least 1% of their payroll budget to celebrate employees see employee engagement increase by 85%. By some estimates , 89% of senior managers feel they their company is good at recognizing employees, while only 70% of the employees at those companies feel the same. Giving someone a reward months or a year later will have much less of an impact than if it were given at the moment. Instead of a monetary reward, try giving them an extra perk at work.

The Importance of Having Peers At Work [Infographic]

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Research has proven that a corporate culture that encourages fun and fosters friendships is more likely to be productive and successful. Jobs can be more satisfying and worthwhile when you’re working with friends at your side. But peers at work are much more than fun. Friendships and camaraderie at work give individuals a common sense of purpose and loyalty, and teach them important lessons in teamwork and responsibility. 95% of us make friends at work A simple.

Oui Will See You in Paris

WorkHuman

And if by chance you’re attending the show, Globoforce will have a few sessions for you to choose from, depending on your area of interest. For data gurus , don’t miss joint sessions with Globoforce and IBM on Tuesday at 2:10 p.m. and Wednesday at 1:40 p.m. at stand #315 for a session on, “Employee Experience: A New Global Index to Build a More Human Workplace.” For product people , Neal Bruce from Globoforce will give a demo on Tuesday at 2:55 p.m.

Increase Productivity By Cutting Out These Management Practices

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Keeping up productivity levels is an essential part of the job, whether working for HR or managing a team. However, in the eye-opening TED Talk “ Why Work Doesn’t Happen at Work,” software engineer Jason Fried argues the main barriers to productivity are the people who should actively be trying to improve it: managers. I believe this approach is an enhancer for motivation, trust, hence productivity.

The Official WorkHuman Reading List

WorkHuman

Four years of building content for Globoforce’s WorkHuman conference means we’ve partnered with the brightest minds and best-selling authors – like Adam Grant, Susan Cain, and Brené Brown – who are leading the change in HR and business. Below are 47 books we sold at the WorkHuman bookstore in Austin earlier this month. The Happiness Advantage: The Seven Principles of Positive Psychology that Fuel Success and Performance at Work by Shawn Achor. By Sarah Payne —.

How to Alleviate Bad Days at Work

Compensation Cafe

When’s the last time you had a bad day at work? The survey defined a bad day at as: “A day where you feel lousy on the job. You’re unhappy at work and when you come home, you definitely don’t feel like having more of those days.”. Since a bad day is influenced by numerous factors both internal and external to the workplace, it’s unsurprising that nearly all of us have had a bad day at work. Recognition, at its core, conveys the critical message, “I see you.

Embracing the Yin and Yang of Human Experience at Work – #Workhuman

Jason Lauritsen

Last week, I had the privilege to speak at and attend Workhuman. It is a remarkable event hosted by the visionary people of Globoforce. We focus on helping employees feel more authentic, happy, healthy and engaged at work. She spoke very frankly about how walls were thrown up in front of her over and over again, many a product of systemic bias and discrimination that we have yet to truly address in society and within our own organizations.

The Power of Positivity at Work

Compensation Cafe

Have we done enough to prove engaged, happy employees are more productive and more inclined to deliver on needed success metrics? From the article: In a research article published in the Journal of Applied Behavioral Science [Kim} Cameron and his coauthors [at the University of Michigan] found that a workplace characterized by positive and virtuous practices excels in a number of domains. Inspiring one another at work. Follow Derek on Twitter at @DerekIrvine.

The Best Workday Integration You Never Knew About

WorkHuman

Learn more about Globoforce’s pre-packed integration for social recognition in our webinar this Wednesday. Globoforce is the only certified Workday partner offering pre-packed integration for social recognition. Rob Schmitter and Dan Fiore from Globoforce will do a live demo in our webinar this Wednesday, Nov. 2, at 1 p.m. 5 Reasons to Integrate Globoforce’s Social Recognition with Workday. What value does the Globoforce/Workday integration bring?

5 Human Truths in the Modern Workplace and How to Address Them

RecognizeThis!

Our workplaces, relationships and interactions need to reflect our humanity to help us all deliver more productively and achieve success together. I had the pleasure and honor of speaking again this year at SHRM’s 2015 annual conference. My topic – “The Power of Thanks: Bringing Workplace Gratitude to the Next Level” – involved a wide range through the history of humans at work, most of which was hard labor. Most at SHRM could not. by Derek Irvine. Recognize This! –

How to Find Budget Dollars for Employee Recognition

HR Bartender

I thought about this as I was planning my agenda for this year’s WorkHuman Conference , pioneered by Globoforce. Check out the promo code at the end of this post for a discount.). I saw that one of the sessions this year was titled “Show Me the Money: 5 Unexpected Places to Find Recognition Budget” and reached out to the speaker Rob Schmitter , solutions architect at Globoforce, to see if he would give us a sneak peek. Let’s face it.