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The Employee Experience

#SHRM17: A New Perspective on ‘All In’

At SHRM’s annual conference in New Orleans this week, the theme was “all in” – what it means to be all invested in your career, in the business, and in your people. What happens when you’re not all in? What if you don’t treat your … Read full posting »

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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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5 Ways to Create a Work Experience that Mirrors Your Best Customer Experience

(Listen to our interview with Jeanne Meister in the episode of WorkHuman Radio, embedded at the top of this post.) Job candidates and employees expect their workplace experience to resemble their experience with Amazon, Apple, or Netflix. And they have the power to provide instant … 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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How One Company Is Tackling the Turnover Challenge

A few weeks back I wrote about how retention/turnover will be the biggest challenge for HR leaders in 2017. Then Gallup released its State of the American Workplace report, which reveals that 51% of employees are actively looking for a new job or watching for … Read full posting »

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3 Programs Adopted By Award-Winning Workplaces

  With all the buzz surrounding the Oscar winners this week, I wonder what the equivalent of the Oscars is in the HR world? Having your company named as a best place to work is certainly a highlight for any HR team working to create … Read full posting »

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[Infographic] How to Build a Rock Solid Employee Recognition Program

  How much should you invest in recognition for the greatest return? Why are more organizations adopting values-based recognition programs? How can organizations make tangible improvements in employee engagement, retention, workplace culture, and recruitment? These are a few questions answered in findings from the new SHRM/Globoforce … Read full posting »

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The Proven Links Between Retention and Employee Experience

Retention and employee experience are two sides of the same coin. Here’s a quick story: In one of my previous roles at a different company, a new senior leader came on and laid off half of our department. Those of us remaining were in shell … 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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