On the Blog

5
May

5 Must-See Speakers at WorkHuman 2017

Along with WorkHuman 2017’s lineup of inspiring celebrities, our agenda also features an all-star cast of some of today’s top HR practitioners and leaders. We’ve highlighted five of these thought-leading visionaries in an eye-popping infographic. Can you guess who they are?
17
Feb

Trust: The New Currency in the Digital Age

Building trust may be the decisive factor for success in business management in the future, in HR as well as in sales. Trust constructs are shifting from personal/in person relationships to digital connections and, this alone, is creating a new dynamic environment which may inspire insecurity, fear and suspicion from many.
27
Jan

The Employee Experience is the Future of Work: 10 HR Trends for 2017

In 2016, I wrote about the transformation happening in human resources and I called it the “Consumerization of HR,” referring to how companies create a social, mobile, and consumer-style experience for employees. Now, as we enter 2017, the next journey for HR leaders will be to apply a consumer and a digital lens to the HR function creating an employee experience that mirrors their best customer experience.
18
Nov

Eric Mosley: How to Make the Workplace More Human

I spoke to Eric Mosley, the CEO and cofounder of Globoforce, about why employees want more regular feedback instead of annual reviews, why we need to start treating employees as people and not “human capital,” how to maximize the human experience, his predictions on the future of work and his best advice to you.
16
Sep

3 Ways to Make Work More Human

Why do we WorkHuman? Simple – how else could we possibly work? We are human, after all. And yet, our workplaces or work experiences often aren’t structured to honor, support or encourage the very humanity we bring to the office.
23
Jun

Happy Office, Happy Life?

In an era of viral negativity where clashing political candidates and nameless cyber bullies rule the web, conversations about positivity and happiness seem few and far between. Americans are working harder than ever and continually finding themselves more and more stressed out.
19
May

Highlights from the 2016 WorkHuman Conference

Last week I had the distinct pleasure of attending WorkHuman 2016, hosted by Globoforce in Orlando, FL. The conference – in its second year – was action-packed, engaging, and fun. While there were many exciting, fun activities, speeches, and breakout sessions, I would be remiss if I didn’t address my favorite part: experiencing Michael J. Fox.
18
May

Leading Change in a WorkHuman Way

A week ago today, I was at the WorkHuman Conference, hosted by Globoforce. Today, as I was facilitating a workshop on Leading Innovation and Change, I was still basking in conference afterglow. Workhuman was packed with insights with some of today’s best thought leaders.
17
May

Working Human: After All, What’s the Alternative?

Over the course of three days, we heard from educators, researchers, business leaders, and human resource officers who presented on a wide range of approaches to the goal of having a more “human” workplace. The thing is, it sounds great—by all means, human workplaces for everyone! The alternative is a nightmare, right? But what is this human business really all about?
12
May

Bureaucracy Must Die (And Here’s Why)

I’ve been researching and writing about the WorkHuman conference speakers for many months now. And I’ve always been fascinated with Gary Hamel’s title—iconoclastic business thinker. The word iconoclastic means, “characterized by attack on cherished beliefs or institutions.” After seeing Gary deliver the closing keynote on Wednesday, I think the word attack is spot on!
12
May

7 Recognition Tips

We know that everyone likes to feel appreciated. But how can you ensure you’re getting the most from your recognition program? Here are a few tips Traci Pesch shared to make your “thank you” extra powerful.