October 8, 2015

Globoforce Issues Call for Speakers for WorkHuman 2016 Conference

October 8, 2015 | Globoforce Press Release

Speaker applications accepted through November 30, 2015 for second annual conference designed to unlock the future of the human workplace

SOUTHBOROUGH, Mass., and DUBLIN, Ireland – October 8, 2015 – Globoforce®, a leading provider of social recognition solutions, today issued a call for speakers for its WorkHuman 2016 conference, May 9-11 in Orlando, Florida at the World Center Marriott. The mission of the WorkHuman movement is to empower organizations and leaders worldwide to create a more human workplace. At the second annual WorkHuman conference, HR leaders and practitioners will learn how to build a work culture that harnesses the transformative power of human connections and well-being, and unites all employees in the pursuit of shared goals and greater business success. The inaugural WorkHuman conference was held in June 2015, and featured some of the world’s most influential thought leaders and visionaries, including Arianna Huffington, actor Rob Lowe, and bestselling authors Adam Grant and Shawn Achor. “WorkHuman 2015 was a transformative event, unlike any conference I have ever attended before. The speaker roster was nothing short of amazing, and the overall attendee experience was engaging, inspiring and memorable, said China Gorman, Business Leader and Consultant. “I’m thrilled to be working with Globoforce this year to bring the WorkHuman movement into the light, and to be part of this incredible event again.” The ideal WorkHuman speaker will share expertise, primary research and knowledge on topics in HR, leadership and psychology, including worker happiness, recognition and gratitude, developing engagement, affective commitment and building a great workplace. Submissions will be considered for 45 minute break-out sessions, 15-minute TED-style talk sessions, 45-minute workshops, well-being activities, art or interactive experiences, and entertainment. “The world of work is changing. More than ever, employees are looking for meaning, fulfillment and camaraderie in their work. Our inaugural conference was a huge success and launched our exploration of the future of work,” said Julie Zadow, executive director of WorkHuman. “WorkHuman 2016 will take our mission even further in the pursuit of making the workplace a better and more human environment. We’re looking forward to welcoming more inspirational speakers and business leaders to contribute to our growing community of human-focused organizations, scholars and thinkers.” Completed applications can be sent to conferenceteam@workhuman.com. Speaker proposals will be accepted through November 30, 2015. For more information or questions about the conference, call toll-free at 844-975-4626 (844-WRKHMAN). 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 the 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 pioneered WorkHuman – a movement designed to help organizations unlock the power of the human workplace which was launched at the inaugural WorkHuman event held in June 2015. Globoforce is co-headquartered in Southborough, Massachusetts, and Dublin, Ireland. To learn more:
Contact: Shweta Agarwal (508) 229-1541 Shweta.Agarwal@globoforce.com


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