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Social Recognition

The Art and Science of Coaching

People at Google love data. They measure everything. A few years back, they launched a research initiative called Project Oxygen, in order to measure and improve key management behaviors at Google. This initiative is highlighted in a 2013 Harvard Business Review piece by David A. … Read full posting »

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Get Emotional, And Other Tips For Building Trust

  How much do you trust your coworkers? Your boss? How about senior leadership? If you’re striving to build a culture that really stands out from the rest, one key piece of the puzzle is trust—in colleagues and in leaders who are responsible for setting … Read full posting »

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6 Surprising Data Points About Recognition

Every two years, WorldatWork publishes a report on trends in employee recognition. Last year’s report confirmed that recognition is still an important HR tool, with 89% of organizations having a program in place. Organizations are also recognizing employees more frequently. The response, “more recognition than … Read full posting »

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9 (Proven) Ways To Influence Work Culture

In a recent post on how to elevate the role of HR, I mentioned that culture and engagement ranked as the number one trend in Deloitte University Press’ 2015 Global Human Capital Trends report. The 2016 report was just released, and interestingly, executives were asked … Read full posting »

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Why You Can’t Afford To Ignore Your Employer Brand

According to Randstad, U.S. businesses spend more than $110 billion on talent acquisition. That’s more than $3,000 per hire. Just looking at the numbers alone, there is not a company in the U.S.—and I would argue the world—who can afford to ignore their employer brand. … Read full posting »

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The New Science of Stress

Stress gets a bad rap. It’s been called the silent killer. We often look for quick, easy tips for reducing stress in our lives. We worry about loved ones who experience too much stress. But just as change is constant, so is stress. According to … Read full posting »

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Connecting People: How Cisco Used Social Recognition to Transform Its Culture

  While at HR Tech in October, Claire Gray, senior director of global compensation at Cisco Systems (a Globoforce customer), presented a session titled, “How Cisco Fuels a Culture of Innovation for Employees.” Claire opened her talk by introducing Cisco’s People Deal, which is an … Read full posting »

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Gartner’s New Report on Recognition Technology

Have you had a chance to look at the new report/technology overview Gartner has published on Employee Recognition and Rewards Software? Does your company still use a spreadsheet program to track employee recognition and rewards? Are you looking for a new, flexible platform that offers greater … Read full posting »

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Are You Saying Thanks?

Just in time for Thanksgiving – the annual holiday where you not only gorge yourself on food and family, but give thanks for what you have in your life – Facebook recently launched a new way for people to thank their friends. Logging on to … Read full posting »

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The Advent of the “Social Workplace”

When it comes to the workplace, social is no longer a buzzword. It’s also not a fad. Social is really just another word for being human. Because as humans, the most fundamental part of our nature is communication. So when we talk about bringing social … Read full posting »

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