March 16, 2016

Globoforce Announces Partnership with Evanta’s Professional Development Academy

March 16, 2016 | Globoforce Press Release

Globoforce to award 15 scholarships to the Professional Development Academy’s High Performance Leadership Program through its WorkHuman Movement

SOUTHBOROUGH, Mass. and DUBLIN, Ireland – March 16, 2016 – Globoforce®, a leading provider of social recognition solutions, today announced a new partnership with Evanta’s Professional Development Academy, a collaborative learning program for developing and maximizing leadership capabilities and skills for frontline to mid-level managers. Through the partnership, the two organizations will collaborate on interaction with student and alumni communities and joint events. One of the first events as part of the collaboration is WorkHuman 2016, being held May 9-11 in Orlando, Florida. Attendees of Globoforce’s WorkHuman conference who register by March 25th for Evanta’s CHRO Invitational Dinner on May 9th will automatically be entered into the drawing to win a scholarship that can be rewarded to a high performing team member of their choosing. “We are proud to partner with Evanta’s Professional Development Academy and enhance its delivery of consistent, world-class mentoring and leadership skills to each and every participant,” said Jennifer Smith, chief marketing officer of Globoforce. “We are confident that participants of the High Performance Leadership program will benefit greatly from the insights of Evanta’s industry leading executives and professors.” “This collaboration with Globoforce will further our goals of providing career driving educational experience to individuals in an organization who show a high capacity for success and a desire to lead,” said Dr. Tim Rahschulte, chief learning officer of Evanta. “Globoforce expertise in what motivates high performing workers will provide us valuable insight as we continue to improve and energize the academy’s programs.” Evanta’s Professional Development Academy was created to provide a comprehensive educational program designed to improve the leadership skills of today’s frontline and mid-level managers and provide much needed mentorship from experienced leaders. The six-month online program contains content provided by industry leading executives and provides best practices in leadership, organizational development and change management, negotiation and collaboration, effective business communication, and delivering value within high performance management. Academy courses were developed in collaboration with recognized national leaders including General Colin Powell, former Mayor of New York City Rudy Giuliani, renowned business leader Marshall Goldsmith, Fortune 500 CEOs and CXOs, and top faculty from some of the most prestigious universities in North America. The curriculum prepares entry- and mid-level managers to become effective leaders and significant contributors to their organizations’ success. About Evanta Evanta ( fosters leadership development and collaborative exchange among North America’s top executives. The company conducts more than 200 executive summits and other meetings each year which bring together communities of peers to share experiences, expertise and, ultimately, make them more effective leaders. The Professional Development Academy is an extension of Evanta’s mission to Make Leaders Better. About Globoforce Globoforce is a leading provider of social recognition solutions, helping companies build strong cultures of engaged employees through the power of thanks. Named one of the Best Workplaces by the Great Place To Work® Institute, Globoforce is trusted by some of most admired companies in the world to inspire and energize employees and create best places to work. Our award-winning SaaS technology and proven methodologies empower HR and business leaders to take a modern, more strategic approach to recognition programs. What results is measurable business success, qualified by increases in employee engagement, retention and productivity. The company is the creator of the HR conference WorkHuman, taking place May 9-11, 2016 in Orlando, Florida. The conference is designed to help organizations unlock the power of the human workplace. Globoforce is co-headquartered in Southborough, Massachusetts, and Dublin, Ireland. To learn more:
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