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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4 Reasons to Attend the Globoforce Conference Next Week

Brandon Hall

Next week, I am excited to attend Globforce’s Work Human conference in Orlando, a leading provider of social recognition. At Globoforce, these sessions are more interactive. Not to mention, there will be plenty of time to network and build relationships during the entire event.

Former First Lady Michelle Obama Will Join Globoforce’s WorkHuman 2017 Conference


When I was chatting with a Globoforce customer recently, I asked her what she is most looking forward to at WorkHuman this year. Before becoming First Lady, Michelle Obama attended Princeton University and Harvard Law School. I think people gravitate to her because they see themselves in her – a dedicated mom, a good friend, and someone who’s not afraid to poke a little fun at herself from time to time. What Globoforce Learned When We Met the President.

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?)

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. Globoforce launched the WorkHuman event in 2015 to explore what it means to be human at work. In 2016, I attended the conference as a blogger and media analyst.

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.

8 Reasons to Attend WorkHuman 2018


As we get closer to April, we’re sharing our top 8 reasons to attend (and a tool to help get your manager on board): 1. The keynote lineup is comprised of activists, celebrities, New York Times best-selling authors, and some of the most inspiring thought leaders in the business.

TIME’S UP CEO Lisa Borders Joins WorkHuman 2019 Panel


I consider this the civil-rights movement of the 21st century.” – Lisa Borders, TIME’S UP CEO. It was proof positive that TIME’S UP has evolved to be much more than a hashtag or group of celebrities at an awards show. Sarah is managing editor at Globoforce. By Sarah Payne —. “We

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. What can make, or should make work more 'human' is at the same time a simple and kind of complex topic, (and not the same for everyone).

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.

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.

Leaders Create Human Workplaces

The People Equation

Frankly, I don’t attend conferences very often because they’re rarely worth the time, expense and hassle. The plane ticket is purchased and I’m heading to Orlando, Florida in May to attend. It’s a conference that all people in senior leadership should attend.

You’re Invited! Twitter Chat with Cy Wakeman November 14


Now that the full agenda for WorkHuman 2019 is officially live, it’s time to get acquainted with our speakers and learn why they are coming to Nashville next spring. To kick things off, Cy Wakeman will be hosting a live Twitter chat next week on the @Globoforce page! But you have to attend the tweet chat to be considered! Sarah is managing editor at Globoforce. By Sarah Payne —.

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.

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. 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. We are busy, we have deadlines, is the time away going to be worth it?, By Robin H.

10 Takeaways from WorkHuman 2018


The growth of this movement is palpable,” said Alice Carroll from OhioHealth about attending her second WorkHuman. Since the first conference four years ago, attendance has grown by 500%. Steve Pemberton, chief human resources officer at Globoforce, wove a story of how distinct moments of recognition helped him overcome the labels that defined his childhood – turning adversity into new beginnings. It’s time to get feedback right. By Lauren Brown.

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. You attended WorkHuman 2015?



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. Now it’s time to develop my skills in leading people. Real-time imagery captured by Kingman Ink artist.

WorkHuman 2018: A team that plays together, stays together


This year, we’re challenging you— Globoforce is offering a special group rate for WorkHuman 2018 attendees to bring their entire team to recharge and connect at the HR thought-leadership conference of the year in Austin, Texas, from April 2 to 5. The end of the year is approaching.

Science-Backed Ways to Run Better Meetings


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. Globoforce: Can you share more about your new book and why you wrote it? Globoforce: Would the world be a better place without meetings?

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

HR Bartender

Finally, a huge thank you to everyone who attended my breakout session on manager onboarding. Eric Mosley, CEO of Globoforce , authored “ The Crowdsourced Performance Review.” Cuddy’s TED talk on “ Your body language shapes who you are ” is the second most viewed talk of all time.

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.

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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WorkHuman: Still on My A-List for Conferences

The People Equation

Check out this wrap video: The second time around, the event was less of a blur for me, and my recap thoughts flowed pretty easily. Here goes: The number of Humans in attendance grows. Conference organizer Globoforce has seen its conference take flight.

What Does it Mean to Work Human? Join Me in Austin, Texas to Find Out

The People Equation

As an antidote to the daily grind of the workplace, I attend the WorkHuman conference to hear the best and brightest talk about the science behind human motivation, happiness and performance—and how those things contribute to a company’s bottom line. I’ve written about why the WorkHuman conference is on my A-list for attendance. This year, we’ll hear from New York Times bestselling authors Brene Brown and Adam Grant , with more keynoters to be announced.

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.

5 Reasons I’m Looking Forward to #WorkHuman

Jason Lauritsen

Next week, I am headed out to speak at and attend the WorkHuman conference in Austin, TX. Globoforce , the technology company who created and hosts this event calls it a “movement.”

Top 8 Tweets from #WorkHuman Tweet Chat with Cy Wakeman


8/ On why she attends WorkHuman. Which sessions are you most jazzed about attending at WorkHuman 2019? Sarah is managing editor at Globoforce. By Sarah Payne —. Yesterday we had a blast chatting with WorkHuman 2019 speaker Cy Wakeman on the first-ever #WorkHuman tweet chat.

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.

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.

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?

Today's Career Sermon: Get Out of Your Own Head. (#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. Crazy lineup of speakers, Cy didn't have the prime-time slot, but she won. You're wasting time. So do you and stop wasting time. .

An HR Conference To Help Others Reach Their Full Potential


This phrase resonated through the entire WorkHuman conference last week in Orland, Globoforce’s 2nd annual WorkHuman event. Globoforce stepped their game up dramatically with the attendance of over 1,000 individuals, a 4x improvement over last year.