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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Science-Backed Ways to Run Better Meetings


Nearly every spoof of corporate office culture has taken a dig at meetings ( this skit about real life conference calls is one of my favorites). I don’t think it would be an exaggeration to say meetings are the bane of our existence at work. Eliminating meetings is a false goal.

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.

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


But did you know that you actually can meet Rob or Arianna? Did you know that EVERY registrant for WorkHuman prior to May 15 is being entered into a contest for a VIP meet and greet and photo opportunity with one of these incredible speakers?

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. Bob, I wanted to let you know how much I appreciate you coming to work on time today.



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! Globoforce: What did you find most valuable about WorkHuman last year? Each of the AlphaBEST team members who attended WorkHuman 2016 left with a renewed sense of purpose. Globoforce: Why did you decide to hold your company meeting at WorkHuman 2017?

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

The People Equation

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. Yet you’re also likely to meet mid-level managers seeking to better the way they lead.

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.

The Business Benefits of Mindful Leadership

HR Bartender

I’m really looking forward to attending this year’s WorkHuman Conference because one of the speakers, Pandit Dasa, a mindfulness expert and former monk, is speaking on mindful leadership. Pandit was generous to share his time with me and provide a sneak peek into mindful leadership.

What’s Ahead for HR in 2017?


For some answers, I attended a session at HR Tech based on Josh Bersin’s new report, HR Technology Disruptions for 2017. By Derek Irvine. Recognize This! Trends in HR for the year ahead will emphasize empowerment, the employee experience, and ultimately a more human workplace.

Using Technology to Improve Engagement and Boost Productivity

Get Hppy

As NY Times bestselling author Kevin Kruse explains , “It is an emotional commitment the employee has to the organization and its goals”. What is more, if you want to simplify the process of tracking attendance and time you no longer need any expensive, stand-alone hardware.

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. Executives who attend dive deeply into a range of items, including hiring practices, feedback tools, gamification, growth and development technology, and more.

HBR Says Women Experience More Incivility than Men at Work — Especially from Other Women (KD at #workhuman)

The HR Capitalist

Put on by Globoforce, WorkHuman is the most progressive HR Conference available, with past shows focused on emerging trends like mindfulness, meditation and more - the leading edge of people practices and how HR can build them. One of the best shows I attend, highly recommended.

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Recognizing People: A Recap of the WorkHuman Conference

Compensation Today

Sometimes you come home from an industry conference having learned a new thing or two, sometimes you meet new connections in the industry, sometimes you come back with a to-do list of ways to improve your organization. Globoforce). Globoforce).

Some of The Humans Behind WorkHuman 2015


so she jumped in and took on the task of reaching out to business school faculties and grad students to invite them to attend. You can connect with Mike and the team via Twitter @workhuman or @Globoforce. Meet the humans behind WorkHuman 2015!

Cafe Classic: 3 Reasons to Empower All Employees to Give Discretionary Rewards

Compensation Cafe

Ann used a couple of illustrations to highlight the challenges of such programs, which boil down to: The length of time between action deserving of recognition and reward and the actual receipt of that reward (because such programs most often take the form of annual bonuses).

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. Now is the time, and we all have a role to play. I feel privileged to have been a part of it this year.

Notes from the road #20 - Spring event roundup edition

Steve Boese

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. Since the Spring event season is just about over, (I think I have one more to attend, the always interesting HireVue event in a couple of weeks), I wanted to share at least a small part of what I saw, heard, and learned at a few of these events from early 2016.

#HRTechConf: My Top 5 Highlights


The Conference and Expo is one of the top locations to reconnect with our existing clients, showcase our tools to new prospects and meet the big names of tomorrow. Meeting With Clients And Making New Contacts At Established HR Tech Companies. Last week was HR Technology® in Las Vegas.

3 Ideas to Get More Bang for Your Compensation Buck

Compensation Cafe

The New York Time s quoted professor Jarrod Haar of Auckland University of Technology, one of the researchers analyzing the results of the experiment, as noting, “ Supervisors said staff were more creative, their attendance was better, they were on time, and they didn't leave early or take long breaks. Derek splits his time between Dublin and Boston. Stretching the compensation dollar isn’t always about cutting back.

Putting the Employee Experience First

Compensation Cafe

To briefly summarize, the management of one airline decided to increase the pay of their pilots and flight attendants, ahead of planned negotiations (unrelated to the events mentioned above). Derek splits his time between Dublin and Boston.

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. Studies have shown time and time again that quality work friendships are directly linked to job satisfaction and engagement.

Cafe Classic: Unions, Recognition and Employee Engagement

Compensation Cafe

Derek splits his time between Dublin and Boston. 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.

Fair Pay, Differentiated Rewards

Compensation Cafe

Jacque Vilet , a fellow Café blogger and international HR expert, offered several good ideas for recognizing that top 10% without relying on the tropes of failed merit increases: “Have a VP hold small group meetings with them and appreciation and also "tap" their ideas for improvement.

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.

How to Detect and Correct Low Employee Morale Before it Spreads


When employees feel down and disengaged, they might meet deadlines, but the work will be subpar, uninspired, and lacking innovation. Sign 1: Lack of attendance and engagement. If you don’t already have a weekly meeting with each person on your team, then set them up.

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. Stacey has an update from the Kahuna Workforce Customer Advisory Board Meeting Link ».

25 Employee Engagement Activities To Reinvent Your Workforce

Vantage Circle

The truth is that most managers treat employee engagement as a one-time thing. TGIF Meetings to engage employees. One of the steps in its ladder of awesomeness is its TGIF( Thank God It’s Friday) Meetings. Come rain or shine, the TGIF Meetings occurs every Friday without fail.

The performance appraisal is just the jumping-off point to your SMART Goals & Objectives


It means it’s time to take the reins! Here are a few tips for setting great ones: Make sure they’re SMART : specific, measurable, achievable, relevant, and time-bound. I’ll be more assertive at meetings, defending my ideas instead of backing down.”.

#Employee Feedback Is The Killer App #HR


Is it scary to think that employees can give us their opinion any time they want? Uber drivers have told me that riders who are rated poorly actually have a harder time getting rides – I haven’t confirmed this but it certainly would make sense.). I believe they will in time.

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