Conference Attendance 301

China Gorman

In 2010 I wrote Conference Attendance 101 , a post on my blog, Data Point Tuesday. Attending HR conferences successfully – getting the most out of the experience – really has taken careful planning and tons of time management.

Conference Attendance 101

China Gorman

You took advice from my last blog post and decided which conference to attend. But now you want to be sure that you leverage your investment by making the most of your attendance. The speakers are typically big names in the industry who speak on universal topics relevant to the conference theme or they are big celebrity names meant to draw your attendance to the conference. Each time slot will hold multiple options for your consideration. Save time for Networking.

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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. Globoforce’s Mood Tracker suggests that ‘only’ 38% of (N American?)

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. ATTEND THESE SESSIONS! Creating relationships with peers in other organizations can save you time and money.

The Woodstock For HR

China Gorman

With well over 1,700 attendees and almost no corporate sponsors (except for the organizer, Globoforce ), the focus was on engaging, useful, envelope-edge pushing content and nurturing/inspiring attendee experiences. Described as “the Woodstock for HR” by Globoforce CEO, Eric Mosely, WorkHuman isn’t our parents’ HR conference. Any time you get more than 1,500 conference attendees, the organizers tend to focus on 1) logistics, 2) schedules, and 3) sponsors/exhibitors.

Data & People Analytics: A WorkHuman 2018 Recap


Big data. Many other fields are leveraging the power of data. And now, HR leaders are investing heavily in programs to utilize data for all aspects of workforce planning, talent management, and operational improvement. M ater the data. By Cathy Tran —. People analytics.

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.

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


You must be eighteen (18) years or older at the time of entry to be eligible for this Contest. To enter, simply register to attend the WorkHuman 2015 conference by 11:59pm Pacific time on May 15, 2015.

10 Things I Learned at Total Rewards


Brenda Pohlman (Globoforce) and Cesar Villa (The Hershey Company). WorldatWork’s Total Rewards conference kicked off on Monday in Minneapolis and we attended tons of sessions these past few days—feverishly recording everything we learned along the way to share with you.

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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. Catherine] Flow is a mental state of being so fully engaged in a task that you lose track of time and place.

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. 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? For the first time in history, four distinct generations are sharing the workplace, and sometimes it feels as if they’re living in four different worlds.

Calling All Students: 3rd Annual WorkHuman Fellowship Essay Contest


Are you a college or grad student who is dying to attend WorkHuman 2017 and learn from speakers like Susan Cain, Adam Grant, Christine Porath, and Rasmus Hougaard – along with a full slate of other scholars and business thinkers? Eastern Time (ET) on March 10, 2017, and ends at 11:59 p.m.

Top 5 Themes at HR Tech 2017


Essentially, AI reduces the amount of time a customer has to spend in the software and increases the value the customer gets out of the software. But the difference over the last few years is the inclusion of data science to support measurement.

The 2015 WorkHuman Fellowship Essay Contest


Are you a college or grad student who is dying to attend WorkHuman 2015 and learn from speakers like Arianna Huffington, Rob Lowe, Adam Grant, Nilofer Merchant, and Shawn Achor — along with a full slate of other scholars and business thinkers?

6 Recognition Myths Debunked


I don’t have time.” – Compared to many HR initiatives that can take years to execute, recognition is one of the fastest to implement. Meaningful recognition with a monetary award has the greatest impact over time. “I

Top 6 Takeaways from Total Rewards 2016


One key point: “It’s more cost-effective to reward an employee at the time they achieve something than replace them when they leave.”. My favorite keynote was delivered by Tim Gard at the Celebrate the Profession breakfast on Tuesday morning (sponsored by Globoforce).

Announcing the 2016 WorkHuman Fellowship Essay Contest


Are you a college or grad student who is dying to attend WorkHuman 2016 and learn from speakers like Shawn Achor, Gary Hamel, Michael J. Tell us why you want to attend and be entered to win an educational experience you’ll never forget!

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


People Operations teams and other people managers can model L&D by attending one of the HR conferences outlined below. Discussions cover coaching mindsets, gender bias, remote workers, use of data, pay gaps, and hiring practices, among various others. Manage your time.

DEADLINE EXTENSION: WorkHuman 2016 Essay Contest


You still have time to enter to win a free trip to Orlando next month! Are you a college or grad student who is dying to attend WorkHuman 2016 and learn from speakers like Shawn Achor, Gary Hamel, Michael J. Eastern Time (ET) on March 4, 2016, and ends at 11:59 P.M.

Cafe Classic: Unions, Recognition and Employee Engagement

Compensation Cafe

Editor's Note: Today's Classic features Derek Irvine with some data and insights about the importance of employee engagement - even (and some might argue especially) in a union environment. Derek splits his time between Dublin and Boston.

How to Fix the Most Common Collaborative Hiring Problems

Spark Hire

Once upon a time, the hiring manager ruled the hiring process. It’s time to schedule the interview, and you want everyone to be there. Multiple interviews means a longer interview process, which is frustrating to candidates and wastes time and money.

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

HR Examiner

Plus, IBM apologizes for using ethnic labels like ‘yellow’ and ‘mulatto’ on job application, Globoforce becomes workhuman, JobCase raises $100MM, and Landit Snags $13 Million in a Round Led by WeWork. Globoforce becomes workhuman Link ». And it was really unusual first time in 20.

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


Even though HR is known to be a female dominated profession, there’s still much room for improvement in the top C-suite positions, especially when it comes to closing the gender pay gap (something we will know in more detail following data received from the Equal Pay Day 2018 deadline). HR Data Integration. Heather Kinzie , SHRM-SCP, Improving my community, one business and one leader at a time. Director of Customer Success ~ Named Time’s Person of the Year 2006.

Most Mentioned Twitter IDs At HR Conferences


Our data set was all the Tweets that included a hashtag from any of the 1,000+ HR and related conference hashtags streamed by HRmarketer Insight software over a 12-month period. Tony Rocha ( @RealTonyRocha ) who is followed by millions of people was mentioned thousands of times at one event.

#Employee Feedback Is The Killer App #HR


Gallup tells us that only about 1/3 of employees are actively engaged, Glassdoor data shows an average engagement of a C+ (3.1 I’ve analyzed data from Glassdoor , a website which lets employees rate their employers, and you can see the distribution below. I believe they will in time.

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Top 10 Takeaways from The HR Technology Conference 2015

HR Ringleader

The 2015 HR Technology Conference just wrapped and it is time to collect my thoughts and reflect on the event. I attended as a speaker and an analyst this year. I tried to make the most of my analyst time by visiting with as many solution providers as possible, mostly in the Expo Hall, which enables me to have advisory discussions with HR leaders throughout the rest of the year. Several providers stood out in this area for me: Ultimate Software , Silkroad and Globoforce.