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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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The HR Metric You’re Not Measuring (But Should Be)

  For years, HR leaders and professionals have been laser-focused on measuring and improving employee engagement. In fact, Josh Bersin noted in a Forbes editorial that the roots of engagement surveys go all the way back to the late 1800s when Fredrick Taylor studied how … 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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[New Report] How to Make a Business Case for Social Recognition

We’ve all encountered people in our careers who are firm believers that workers are strictly motivated by money. Don’t you wish you could convince your stubborn colleagues of the business value of praise and recognition? Thankfully, there is a ton of research in this area. … Read full posting »

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[New Report] 7 Ways to Help Your Employees and Company Thrive

  Much of what has traditionally been labeled as the “softer” side of workplace culture – like civility, thriving, and playing to peoples’ emotions – are now coming to forefront as part of the #WorkHuman movement. HR practitioners and business leaders know—innately—how important they are … Read full posting »

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[Infographic] The Science of a Human Workplace

  A human workplace is more than an idea–it’s a proven way to improve work culture, make employees happier, and propel a business forward. We know this because we conducted a survey of more than 800 full-time workers in the U.S. to determine the ROI … 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 the … Read full posting »

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Optimism 101: How To Lead In Times of Change

Optimists don’t just see the world through rose-colored glasses. They are a key piece of the fabric that helps our organizations and businesses run more smoothly. According to positive psychologist Martin Seligman, “pessimists tend to give up more easily, feel depressed more often, and have … Read full posting »

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[WEBINAR] ROI of Recognition in Building a Human Workplace

This webinar will be presented Thursday, April 14th at 1 p.m. ET | 10 a.m. PT | 5 p.m. GMT Register now to attend Do you ever look at other companies and wonder, “What’s their secret?” How do they get people so excited, motivated and … 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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