eBook: 8 Things You Never Realized Service Anniversaries Could Do


We think we know what service anniversaries are. We think we know what they can do for us. We think we know their limitations.

Well, throw all of that thinking out the window.

Anniversaries can do so much more. We’ve just published a new eBook, A New Vision for Milestones, to help you consider a shift in how you think about and leverage your employees’ years of service milestones.  Written from the employee’s perspective, this eBook takes you on a journey of what could be, explores eight new perspectives on service anniversaries and talks about ways to make them more meaningful in your company.

Check out the eBook below:

The Dangers of Employee Silence

  “No news is good news” is a common, fingers-crossed sentiment in many HR departments. It isn’t that we aren’t open to hearing from employees. But often we spend so much time running around putting out fires that a little bit of silence can be … Read full posting »

Creating Service Anniversaries That Inspire Everyone

I am so excited today, to tell you that we have officially launched our newest product innovation: Service Timelines™. Check it out in the video, below: (Click here if you can’t see the video.) This video, more eloquently than I ever could, really gets to … Read full posting »

Finding Opportunities for Recognition – Recognition Radio #2


  How often should you recognize employees? What kind of behavior should you praise? What should managers look for when building a culture of appreciation in their teams? As part of our Manager’s Field Guide to Recognition Series, Globoforce Recognition Radio tackles the nuts and … Read full posting »

The Incredible Impact of Work Friendships (Infographic & Report)

  We’ve known for a while now how important work friendships are. For years, item 10 on Gallup’s Q12 Meta-Analysis for engagement has been “Do you have a best friend at work?” Work friendships, says Gallup, are linked statistically to retention. They’ve noted that employees … Read full posting »

3 Lessons Companies Can Learn from Kindergarteners

This was my little daughter’s first week of kindergarten. It was an overwhelming and incredibly exciting experience for her. (And let’s face it, for me, too.) I’m sure a lot of you have been there. During the first week of school, parents are invited to … Read full posting »

The Black Hole in Your HR Strategy

  This post is about years of service programs. Wait. Stop. Did your eyes just glaze over? Are you reaching for the mouse? Let’s make a deal. Give me a few minutes before you click close on this window and you might walk away with … Read full posting »

Why Recognition Matters – Recognition Radio #1


 Why Recognition Matters: How to Talk to Managers about Recognition   In this first broadcast, we look at how exactly recognition can help managers motivate teams, develop individuals, and deliver business results. In this short 20 minute segment we define what is and is not … Read full posting »

Your Succession Plan Stinks: Tips for Finding and Developing HiPos in Your Company

Okay, okay. You might be in the lucky minority. According to a study by Quantum Workplace, 1% of executives believe that their succession plans are excellent. You might be that rare company that has a fantastic multi-level succession plan, based on substantive, nuanced data, which … Read full posting »

Employee Happiness. Gamification. E-Thanks. Milestones. Webinar.

In our most recent Workforce Mood Tracker report we tackled some of the latest trends and topics in employee engagement, and what we found surprised even us! Download the recording and join Senior Recognition Strategist Brenda Pohlman along with Content Analyst and Blogger Darcy Jacobsen, … Read full posting »