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What Globoforce Learned When We Met the President

  “Globoforce?” asked President Obama, looking at my co-worker Roger’s t-shirt. “What does Globoforce do?” Shaking the President’s hand, Roger grinned. “We are in the strategic recognition business.” “Oh? What’s strategic recognition?” “We give employees a way to thank each other when they do good … Read full posting »

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5 Ways to Spot Bad Information

I spend a lot of time slogging through research reports and studies. But before you feel too sorry for me, you should know—and this might be painfully obvious from the geek level of my posts—most of the time I actually enjoy it. Shh! I am … Read full posting »

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Schrödinger’s Cat and The Role of the Observer in Employee Performance

I wouldn’t say I’m very adept at science. (I’m pretty sure Mrs. Rouse, my very, very patient high school science teacher would back me up on that.) But I’ve always had a fascination for quantum physics, and in particular Werner Heisenberg’s Uncertainty Principle. Perhaps I … Read full posting »

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Globoforce Honored as Top Place to Work

We received word here on Friday that Globoforce has been named the Top Place to Work in Massachusetts by the Boston Globe for the Small Company Category. That makes it one of four companies to receive top marks, out of the 1,586 employers asked to … Read full posting »

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Social Recognition Takes Off at JetBlue Airways

  Culture is key at JetBlue. It has been a major differentiator for the award-winning airline since it was launched in 2000. But with its enormous success, JetBlue has been challenged to find a way to make its culture and recognition scalable with its growth. … Read full posting »

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Making Performance Management “Significantly Exceed Expectations”

There’s an article in yesterday’s Wall Street Journal that’s worth taking a few minutes to read. It begins with this piece of advice and prediction: Treat your peers well. They may soon be responsible for your performance reviews. The article goes on to note that … Read full posting »

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Crowdsourcing the Review: Eric Mosley in the Harvard Business Review

Globoforce CEO Eric Mosley has published a byline article in Harvard Business Review where he examines how crowdsourcing feedback and recognition can deliver data on “true employee performance and influence” that redefines performance management. Says Eric: “Crowdsourcing, by leveraging social recognition data, is a better … Read full posting »

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