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Company Values and Culture

Adam Grant’s Tips for Hiring & Developing Original Thinkers

Lots of companies say they want to be innovative and push beyond commonly accepted boundaries in their industry. But is your HR strategy truly supporting this endeavor? Are original thinkers flourishing – or being stifled – in your organization? Are you taking the right steps … Read full posting »

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3 Programs Adopted By Award-Winning Workplaces

  With all the buzz surrounding the Oscar winners this week, I wonder what the equivalent of the Oscars is in the HR world? Having your company named as a best place to work is certainly a highlight for any HR team working to create … Read full posting »

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1% of Payroll: The Magic Number For Social Recognition Investment

Why do some recognition programs take off with widespread adoption, while others struggle to gain traction or make an impact? The problem is not that some work cultures don’t need recognition – appreciation is a basic human need. One challenge many companies face is that … Read full posting »

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Meaningless Core Values – A Dangerous Liability

Does your company have a set of values that guides every decision that is made – from the way employees interact with clients to the types of products you sell? Perhaps you have a set of values, but does everyone know what they are and what … Read full posting »

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5 Takeaways from the New SHRM/Globoforce Recognition Survey

  For the data geeks among us, the release of the 2016 SHRM/Globoforce Recognition Survey is like an early holiday gift. It’s packed with fascinating new insights from nearly 800 HR leaders and practitioners about their top workforce challenges and strategies to help address them. … Read full posting »

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[WEBINAR] The Secrets to CAA’s Award-Winning Recognition Program

  Any organization in the process of launching a new recognition program must work through questions around socialization, budget, and remote employees. If you’re curious how a company with an award-winning program addressed these challenges, we invite you to join our webinar with the Canadian … Read full posting »

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The Secret Sauce to a Successful M&A

“Everything changes and nothing stands still,” according to Heraclitus, a Greek philosopher. Buddhists promote a similar idea with their doctrine of impermanence, which states that all existence is transient, evanescent, and inconstant. Even if you take just a cursory look at the news today, it … Read full posting »

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How to Be a More Strategic HR Leader in 2017

  How can we be more strategic tackling some of today’s greatest workforce challenges – like the skills gap, generational diversity, and the growing population of contract workers? To gain some insight, we reached out to Bill Castellano, Ph.D., associate dean, executive and professional education, … Read full posting »

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Unicorns at HR Tech World

If I had to choose the two topics that most intrigued me at the HR Tech World conference in Paris this week, they would be unicorns and bureaucracy. That might seem like an odd mix. Let me explain. For those unfamiliar with the term, a … Read full posting »

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Globoforce WorkHuman Research Institute and IBM Smarter Workforce Institute Unveil a New Employee Experience Index

  Which factors contribute to a more human employee experience in the workplace? How can organizational cultures and practices be enhanced to become more human-friendly themselves? These questions are even more critical as the boundaries between people and technology become blurred. While machines are now … Read full posting »

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