Tag Archives: recognition

Beyond Satisfaction: On Engaging and Thriving as Leaders

We spend a lot of time in HR and management talking about employee engagement. But are we all talking about the same thing? Or are some of us just talking about employee satisfaction? And why is the difference between the two terms so important to … Read full posting »

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10 New Studies on the Benefits of Gratitude

‘Tis the season for thanksgiving, and in the workplace, the time when our thoughts turn toward gratitude. Gratitude has gotten a lot of press recently, as studies show how great it is, not only for us as individuals, but also for our organizations. Two years … Read full posting »

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5 Core Themes from HR Tech World Europe

  The HR Tech World Congress in Paris has just concluded (in a most magical way) and it was fantastic. This year had a terrific showing, with around 3,500 reported attendees. I wanted to take a moment, before we head home, to do a little … Read full posting »

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SHRM SURVEY: Culture as a Competitive Differentiator

  A few weeks back we published the latest in our series of reports from the SHRM/Globoforce recognition survey. In this 2015 report, more than 800 HR leaders and practitioners share their perspectives on the challenges and innovations that are transforming today’s corporate cultures. The … Read full posting »

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Top 5 Takeaways from #SHRM15

Thousands of HR professionals descended upon Las Vegas this week for the annual SHRM conference to network and learn the latest trends and best practices in the field. I was lucky enough to be part of this incredible event. Here are a few things I … Read full posting »

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10 Things I Learned at Total Rewards

  WorldatWork’s Total Rewards conference kicked off on Monday in Minneapolis and we attended tons of sessions these past few days—feverishly recording everything we learned along the way to share with you. Here’s a wrap-up of top 10 most interesting things we learned: Humanity in … Read full posting »

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A Blueprint for a More Human Workplace

The workplace is undergoing a profound shift. I doubt that is news to anyone who reads us here, but for those who have been in the workplace as long as I have, it is still pretty stunning to see some of the recent changes. Ideas … Read full posting »

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Thanks, Workday, for the Recognition… and the Reminder

I like to think I’m a pretty experienced practitioner in recognition.  With nearly ten years at Globoforce, I’m probably as close to a professional recognizer as it gets.  I talk about it every day. I’ve given out hundreds of recognition awards, and I’ve definitely received … Read full posting »

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3 Lessons Companies Can Learn from Kindergarteners

This was my little daughter’s first week of kindergarten. It was an overwhelming and incredibly exciting experience for her. (And let’s face it, for me, too.) I’m sure a lot of you have been there. During the first week of school, parents are invited to … Read full posting »

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Recognizing Across Cultures: India

Do you know what attracts and keeps Indian workers? Do you know how recognition is unique in India?  In our ongoing series on Recognizing across Cultures, we will discuss the cultural and business norms on a region by region basis and use our experience to … Read full posting »

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