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With Globoforce on Social Recognition

Strategic HCM

I’ve just been attending an event with Globoforce and the Conference Board on social recognition. It’s effective use isn’t helped by various myths and misunderstandings about the value of transactional recognition schemes.

My Must-Attend Conference of 2017 #workhuman

The People Equation

This time each year, many people peruse their industry’s conference offerings to decide which ones to attend. If you’re in the human resources, talent management, organizational development or leadership functions in your company, I suggest the WorkHuman 2017 conference.

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6 Reasons To Attend HR Tech User-Conferences

China Gorman

I am frequently invited to attend user conferences in the HR Tech space and I am becoming a huge fan of these events. The latest case in point was KronosWorks , the annual gathering of customers and prospects of Kronos , the heavyweight provider of tools and services to manage and engage an entire workforce with a focus on time/attendance management. Improve the ROI of your HR Tech investment. ATTEND THESE SESSIONS!

The Woodstock For HR

China Gorman

The competitive world of HR Conferences may be changing forever. Innovation is happening in this space – from stronger SHRM state conference offerings, to an additional HR technology-related conference ( HR Tech World ) being introduced in the U.S,, to other new entries – all designed to disrupt the usual HR conference offerings and deliver greater value to attendees. The best example of this is the WorkHuman conference, held last month in Phoenix.

The Business Benefits of Mindful Leadership

HR Bartender

I’d like to think that everyone understands the importance of leadership. The important piece is that individuals find a way to practice leadership that feels authentic to them. And that’s what benefits the business. He’s also the author of the book, “ Urban Monk ”.

Can a Manager Praise Employees Too Much [poll]

HR Bartender

During this year’s WorkHuman Conference hosted by Globoforce , keynote speaker Shawn Achor made the comment that employees never get tired of praise. We were able to make some key decisions about the ABC account thanks to your analysis.”.

A New Employee Benefit: Social Justice PTO

HR Bartender

At this year’s WorkHuman Conference , pioneered by Globoforce, I learned about a new employee benefit called social justice PTO. We’re familiar with the concept of PTO (paid time off). they have one bank of time to use as they choose. But times are changing.

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. Yes it is from Yoda, and no it's not the worn out 'There is no try' line.

Want More Employee Productivity? Figure Out Their “Flow”

HR Bartender

Over the past month, I have heard several people mention the concept of “flow” as a way to do better work. I was excited to see that flow is one of the topics being covered at this year’s WorkHuman conference powered by Globoforce. His Ted talk is terrific as well. .

Top 5 Themes at HR Tech 2017


But as Conference Chair Steve Boese told the attendees Wednesday morning, the human spirit is very much alive through the support and generosity of the HR Tech community who have expressed united concern and monetary support for the victims and families impacted by the shooting.

Booz Allen Hamilton’s Cathy Harvey on the Value of WorkHuman


Do you want to know more about the value of attending WorkHuman as an HR professional, people manager, or business professional? She attended the very first WorkHuman conference in 2015 and has been an advocate of the WorkHuman movement ever since.

6 Reasons Why #WorkHuman 2017 is a Must for Your Leadership Team

The People Equation

WorkHuman Executive Director Julie Zadow welcomes participants to the event. I’ll admit it, I was already sold on Globoforce’s WorkHuman 2016 conference before I ever set foot in Orlando. Cookie Wall – Image courtesy of Globoforce. Yes, the caliber of content was that good.

Quick Shots for #HR and #Business Pros – #SHRM16 Edition

HR Bartender

I had the opportunity to do some things I haven’t done before. Which was pretty awesome since the conference theme was all about “breakthroughs.”. The book was published by SHRM and can be found in the SHRMStore. The expo hall was packed this year!

WorkHuman 2018: A team that plays together, stays together


The end of the year is approaching. Where has your training and development budget gone? In addition, you’ll enjoy daily meditation and yoga classes, wonderful meals, evening receptions, and the opportunity to explore the vibrant city of Austin.

Win a VIP Meet And Greet With Rob Lowe or Arianna Huffington


You’re also probably looking forward to seeing them speak on the topics you care so much about, like work culture, well-being and meaning. To enter the contest you must be a registered attendee of WorkHuman 2015. Odds of winning depend on the total number of registrants.

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?


Attend! Last month, I attended WorkHuman 2018. But before I tell you about this experience, let me set the stage. I think it is safe to say that you will hear a residual groan from many when the mention of having to attend another conference comes up. By Robin H.



At the same time, your team can earn SHRM credits for attending the conference. Five members of AlphaBEST’s team attended WorkHuman 2016, and this year they’re bringing 45 team members – including their CEO! We recently caught up with Anna Keller, marketing & communications manager at AlphaBEST, to ask her more about why AlphaBEST values WorkHuman as a learning and development experience. Sarah is managing editor at Globoforce.

Science-Backed Ways to Run Better Meetings


I don’t think it would be an exaggeration to say meetings are the bane of our existence at work. You run from meeting to meeting only to be left with no time at the end of the day to get the work done that you talked in those meetings. By Sarah Payne —.

21 Top Talent Management, People Ops, And HR Conferences In 2019


Human Resource professionals understand more than most why learning and development opportunities are vital. But learning and development opportunities are fast becoming necessary elements of an organization’s retention strategy. focuses on the intersection of wisdom and technology.

Calling All Students: 3rd Annual WorkHuman Fellowship Essay Contest


Are you a student who would love to learn from thought leaders like Susan Cain and Adam Grant at WorkHuman 2017? We are thrilled to announce the third annual WorkHuman Fellowship Essay Contest. Want a feel for what the experience is like? Learn more at

The 2015 WorkHuman Fellowship Essay Contest


Do you know a college or graduate student in the U.S. We are excited to announce the WorkHuman 2015 Fellowship and Essay Contest. Three essay writers from North American universities will be chosen as our WorkHuman Fellows, and flown to WorkHuman 2015 to live-blog the event.

Using Technology to Improve Engagement and Boost Productivity

Get Hppy

Last year, the multinational professional service firm Deloitte conducted a survey that revealed that developing workplace culture and increasing employee engagement are the top priorities for Human Resource leaders. The worldwide market is expected to grow to $2.8

Announcing the 2016 WorkHuman Fellowship Essay Contest


WorkHuman 2016 is fast approaching and so is the end of the semester for many college and university students. Do you know a college or graduate student in the U.S. We are excited to announce the second annual WorkHuman Fellowship Essay Contest.

DEADLINE EXTENSION: WorkHuman 2016 Essay Contest


You still have time to enter to win a free trip to Orlando next month! We have extended the deadline to submit entries for our WorkHuman Fellowship Essay Contest to this Friday, April 8th ! See the original post with contest details below. Want a sneak peek at the experience?

Being a Leader is Hard. Here's 3 Things That Make You a Good One (#WorkHuman).

The HR Capitalist

The problem is that your wave of change is going to cause stress and panic. As it turns out, it's the path that gets you best, most sustainable organizational results over time. First up, you're probably wondering about the #workhuman hashtag. WorkHuman was a concept started by Globoforce , a recognition and rewards technology solution for your employees. I'm attending the 2016 version of the WorkHuman Conference - this post is part of that coverage.

Does Drama at Work Cost the Average Worker 2.5 Hours Per Day? #workhuman

The HR Capitalist

Capitalist Note : I'm spending the first couple of days of this week at WorkHuman in Austin. One of the best shows I attend, highly recommended. Allison has been known to get wound up and need some vent time with you on a periodic basis. The great news, you can!

Faith, Trust, and Pixie Dust at Total Rewards


Speaking on a panel with three other Globoforce customers titled, “Slicing Up the Total Rewards Pie to Deliver Stronger ROI,” Burgess told the audience that the key to building a great culture comes down to, “Faith, trust, and a little bit of pixie dust.”.

On Appreciation, Recognition & WorkHuman: Q&A with Tim Sackett


We’re kicking off a Q&A series with some of HR’s biggest influencers—people who have been in the trenches and know what it’s really like to work in HR. Take a look at his blog and the webinar he co-hosted last year. Read the full Q&A below. Talent is the new black.

The Countdown is On For #WorkHuman 2017

Women of HR

Give me the opportunity to attend one and I’m probably going to jump on it. I love learning new things and being exposed to new ideas. I love the sense of community and networking that tends to ensue. And I love the social aspects and seeing people I may only have a chance to see once or twice a year. I’m fortunate that I’ve had the opportunity to attend a variety of different conferences over the years, some of them on an annual basis.

The Countdown is On For #WorkHuman 2017

Women of HR

Give me the opportunity to attend one and I’m probably going to jump on it. I love learning new things and being exposed to new ideas. I love the sense of community and networking that tends to ensue. And I love the social aspects and seeing people I may only have a chance to see once or twice a year. I’m fortunate that I’ve had the opportunity to attend a variety of different conferences over the years, some of them on an annual basis.

Data & People Analytics: A WorkHuman 2018 Recap


These phrases are tossed around at industry events and conferences, but how do they apply in the day-to-day work of an HR professional? Many other fields are leveraging the power of data. I personally believe in the power of thanks and recognition. I dentify the question.

Notes from the road #20 - Spring event roundup edition

Steve Boese

A big part of how I spend my Spring each year is making the rounds of as many HR technology solution provider events (customer conferences and.or analyst meetings), as I can, all while planning for and developing the program for the 19th Annual HR Technology Conference and Expo to be held October 4 - 7, 2016 in Chicago, IL. Additionally, these events help me to take the pulse and temperature of the market - information I need as I work on HR Tech.

13 Creative Employee Engagement Activities (That Aren’t Cheesy)


Employee turnover is also at an all-time high , which has pushed many employers to explore innovative ways of engaging team members to keep them from jumping ship. Enhance the digital workplace. Make the workplace fun. Cut the office cubicles. Host lunch-and-learns.

3 Ideas to Get More Bang for Your Compensation Buck

Compensation Cafe

Stretching the compensation dollar isn’t always about cutting back. Often, it’s simply about using the resources available to you more effectively. Shorten the work day. Recent headlines told the story of the experiment conducted at Perpetual Guardian, a New Zealand-based financial services firm in which CEO Andrew Barnes told employees to work 32 hours per week instead of the usual 40, but with no cut in pay. The results?

#Employee Feedback Is The Killer App #HR


A new market has emerged: Employee feedback apps for the corporate marketplace. These tools are powerful and disruptive, and they have the potential to redefine how we manage our organizations. The answer is clear: building a highly engaged workforce is difficult.

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4 Reasons Your Best IT Pros Are Leaving


Information technology skills are in high demand, and your IT team is on the lookout for new and better opportunities. percent of health information technology professionals said they were planning to look for another job within the next year. In the survey, 51.3

Eight Upcoming Talks You’d Be Crazy to Miss. Seriously.


We all have limited time. And there are a LOT of things out there to read and see and attend. We’re all in the same boat. But how can we know which sessions and talks are worth our time and will get our minds and hearts racing—and which talks are going to be a snoozefest that leave us wanting our wasted time back? They will inspire the heck out of you. And at the end of this post I’ll tell you something else that might just blow your mind. (In

HR Tech Weekly: Episode #209: Stacey Harris and John Sumser

HR Examiner

John and Stacey have updates from The Tru San Francisco Unconference, The Recruiting Trends & Talent Tech Conference, and the Kahuna Workforce Customer Advisory Board Meeting. Topics include: The Skills Gap, Recruiting Rewards, and Career Planning. The house.

300+ Women Leaders in HR! These Women in HR Bring a Unique Blend of People & Strategic Skills.


This is largely because we believe it’s a great resource for business owners (and others working within the HR function) to gather ideas from the insights and articles they share, enabling followers to improve their own business practices. Companies that have women in leadership roles have traditionally fared better than their counterparts,” – The Benefit of More Women in Leadership Roles, a , Member of the board/Survey team leader, Fontes Vad?bas

How to Fix the Most Common Collaborative Hiring Problems

Spark Hire

Once upon a time, the hiring manager ruled the hiring process. The hiring manager was king and reigned over everything from sorting resumes to screening candidates to conducting interviews and making the final hiring decision. The interview is a circus.