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Performance Management

4 Myths About Rebooting Performance Management

(Don’t forget to listen to our interview with Tamra Chandler in the WorkHuman Radio podcast embedded at the top of this post.) One busy Friday, I met with a West Coast client in the morning and returned to my office to take a call from one of … Read full posting »

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My Job Could Have Been Great

It’s easy to remember the bad boss. The person who didn’t give you feedback or coaching. The leader who wouldn’t engage in ongoing conversations or feedback because she was too busy with her own job to stop and spend time recognizing good performance in the … 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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[Report] 3 New Global HR Trends from Globoforce & RES Forum

If you’ve been following the Globoforce blog these past few months, you may recall that we recently published a report with findings from the 2016 SHRM/Globoforce employee recognition survey. The report is packed with new insights on workforce challenges from HR leaders and practitioners in … Read full posting »

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In Defense of Feedback, Gender Equality, and Psychological Safety: Adam Grant Q&A (Part 2)

In part one of our interview with Adam Grant, we talked about why it’s important to hire for cultural contribution as opposed to cultural fit – especially if you want to stamp out groupthink. Once you have the right people in place to contribute original … Read full posting »

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Survey: 93% of Managers Need Training on Coaching Employees

Over the past few months, we’ve run a series of posts covering findings from the latest SHRM/Globoforce Employee Recognition Survey. To recap, here are the four findings and their respective posts: The top three workforce management challenges faced by organizations today are retention/turnover, engagement, and … Read full posting »

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A Manager’s Guide to Building Trust

Many of us in HR (and those who believe in working human) know instinctively that the fuel which drives a great company culture is not over-the-top perks, but something much simpler – trust. Decades of research at Great Place to Work® has shown this to … 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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A Professor’s Take on Employee Engagement

HR as a profession and a practice is finding itself at a crossroads. Does employee engagement as a measure still matter? Should we conduct annual performance reviews? How can we make a tangible impact on work culture? These are a few topics we discussed in … Read full posting »

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3 Smart Executives on Performance Management

  We’ve covered the changing performance management landscape from several different angles on this blog—from the death of the annual review to the growing use of crowdsourcing and adoption of new, cutting edge practices that encourage continuous feedback. But what do executives have to say … Read full posting »

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