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Company Values and Culture

How to Kill Happiness at Work – Part 2

One of our most popular blog posts last year was titled, “How to Kill Happiness at Work.” Either HR people are really cruel or they’re genuinely concerned about the happiness of their employees (we’re guessing it’s the latter). In that post, I shared some interesting … Read full posting »

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Top 6 Megatrends Changing the Face of HR and Business

How are leading companies shifting their focus when it comes to HR and the overall employee experience? Which traditional HR practices are falling by the wayside and what is taking their place? No matter where your organization or HR department is today, it’s helpful to … Read full posting »

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6 Lessons Learned at WorkHuman 2017

Last week we held our third annual WorkHuman conference – an event that has grown five times in size since its inception in 2015. This year, 1,600 HR leaders gathered at the JW Marriott Phoenix Desert Ridge to learn how social recognition, connection, and appreciation … Read full posting »

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Employees for Life

(Listen to our interview with Lee Burbage in the episode of WorkHuman Radio embedded at the top of this post.) Heading up the people team at The Motley Fool, one of my favorite self-appointed duties is to greet Fools (that’s what we call each other … Read full posting »

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Why Even the Best Companies Fail at Inclusion

Recently, I had the opportunity to attend the WorkHuman regional forum at deCordova Sculpture Park and Museum in Lincoln, Mass. I particularly enjoyed the session delivered by Great Place to Work®’s Sarah Lewis-Kulin, vice president certification production. She presented some fascinating data behind the Fortune … Read full posting »

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Faith, Trust, and Pixie Dust at Total Rewards

Is it possible to boil down everything we know about building culture into a few key ingredients? Possibly. One of my favorite quotes from WorldatWork’s Total Rewards conference this week in Washington, D.C., came from Colleen Burgess, director of compensation and performance at Qlik. Speaking … Read full posting »

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Smiling, and Other Simple Ways to Show You Care

In some ways, it’s amazing that we even need to talk about being civil in the workplace. The three fundamentals of civility that WorkHuman speaker Christine Porath shares with us below were taught to us in kindergarten. But we could all use a refresher on … Read full posting »

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10 Tips for Modernizing Employee Recognition and Rewards

Are you interested in implementing a centralized recognition and reward program, but not sure where to begin? Do you have questions around which features to look for in a social recognition provider, and how recognition programs play into continuous performance management and crowdsourced feedback? The new … Read full posting »

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The Toxic Impact of Incivility

Just because civility seems to have disappeared from politics, that doesn’t mean it should be forgotten in the workplace. What does it mean to be civil? How does a lack of civility impact your people and your bottom line? And what role do managers and … Read full posting »

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Joy at Work: Q&A with Improv Asylum’s Chet Harding

Be present. Listen. Don’t take yourself too seriously. These are just a few fun tips from Chet Harding, co-founder of Improv Asylum, on building a more human workplace through the power of improvisation. In our Q&A below, Harding gives a sneak preview of what to … Read full posting »

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