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Social Recognition

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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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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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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Building a Culture of Excellence in Healthcare: Q&A with AtlantiCare’s Roseann Kobialka

Few people have such a diverse and rich background in healthcare as Roseann Kobialka, assistant vice president of organizational development at AtlantiCare, a nationally recognized healthcare organization in New Jersey. Kobialka recently celebrated her 40th work anniversary at AtlantiCare, where she started as a staff … 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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Is HR an Art or a Science?

Do we use our left brain or right brain more in HR? Is HR more about squishy, feel good moments or the cold, hard metrics behind the madness? It’s a little bit of both, according to HR influencer and WorkHuman speaker John Baldino. You may … 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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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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[Webinar] Stepping Up Global Recognition at Schneider Electric

  In the five years we’ve conducted the SHRM/Globoforce Employee Recognition Survey, employee retention/turnover has nearly doubled as a top concern for HR professionals. “Fortune” listed retention as a top concern this year and in the United Kingdom, companies are more concerned about staff turnover … Read full posting »

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