Sarah Payne

Sarah is senior content marketing manager at Workhuman. When not writing and reading about all things culture, leadership, recognition, and appreciation, she enjoys iced coffee, running, and spending time with her daughter, Mabel.

  • #TRV2020 Session Recap: Rearchitecting Your Total Rewards Pie to Drive Employee Connection

    #TRV2020 Session Recap: Rearchitecting Your Total Rewards Pie to Drive Employee Connection

    Recognition and rewards make up one piece of your broader total reward strategy. This piece can be a lot more efficient and effective by embracing the concepts of connection and frequency.

    Learn More
  • 10 Amazing Pharma, Biotech, and Chemical Companies Giving Back Right Now

    10 Amazing Pharma, Biotech, and Chemical Companies Giving Back Right Now

    These companies have demonstrated their commitment to giving back. We commend them and thank them for leaning into corporate social responsibility initiatives to make the world a better place.

    Learn More
  • Gartner Report: Lead Your Employees Through the Emotional Side of COVID-19

    Gartner Report: Lead Your Employees Through the Emotional Side of COVID-19

    This report offers keen perspective for leaders involved with technology, information, and risk management in how to support employees, keeping engagement and productivity top of mind.

    Learn More
  • Trevor Noah on Leadership, Gratitude, and Learning From This Crisis

    Trevor Noah on Leadership, Gratitude, and Learning From This Crisis

    “This pandemic is not supposed to be business as usual for anybody. This is when you should take care of your mind and make sure that you can come out on the other side of coronavirus sane."

    Learn More
  • Introducing a New Video Series: "Keeping Work Human"

    Introducing a New Video Series: "Keeping Work Human"

    Each day we’ll bring you interviews with thought leaders on topics we are all grappling with, such as leading from afar, navigating change, keeping culture in tact, building trust, and more.

    Learn More
  • Why You Should Measure Life Satisfaction, Not Job Satisfaction

    Why You Should Measure Life Satisfaction, Not Job Satisfaction

    We recently sat down with Michael O’Malley, Ph.D., managing director at Pearl Meyer, to ask about better work-life integration, why gratitude matters, and how to build community.

    Learn More
  • New Research Report: "The State of Humanity at Work"

    New Research Report: "The State of Humanity at Work"

    The results can help HR and senior leaders gain a deeper understanding of how to cater to core human needs like safety, fair pay, work-life harmony, inclusion and belonging, growth, and recognition.

    Learn More
  • Workhuman Joins Unilever's Accelerating Agile Event

    Workhuman Joins Unilever's Accelerating Agile Event

    Derek Irvine, senior vice president, client strategy and consulting at Workhuman, will speak about how crowdsourced pay can unlock hierarchy and be the enabler for agile ways of working.

    Learn More
  • What Cats, Harry Potter, and Google Can Teach Us About Contrarian Thinking

    What Cats, Harry Potter, and Google Can Teach Us About Contrarian Thinking

    Ozan Varol shares some practical tips – like “beware of process” and “have a beginner’s mind” – that remind us how innovation can result from a simple shift in perspective.

    Learn More
  • Can Rocket Science Prevent Herd Thinking?

    Can Rocket Science Prevent Herd Thinking?

    In an exclusive Q&A with Ozan Varol, we discuss learnings from rocket science’s successes and disasters and why it's so difficult to speak your mind in an organization that rewards herd thinking.

    Learn More
  • What cats, J.K. Rowling, and Google can teach us about contrarian thinking

    What cats, J.K. Rowling, and Google can teach us about contrarian thinking

    Ozan Varol shares some practical tips – like “beware of process” and “have a beginner’s mind” – that remind us how innovation can result from a simple shift in perspective.

    Learn More
  • Can rocket science prevent herd thinking?

    Can rocket science prevent herd thinking?

    In an exclusive Q&A with Ozan Varol, we discuss learnings from rocket science’s successes and disasters and why it's so difficult to speak your mind in an organization that rewards herd thinking.

    Learn More
  • Best of the Blog: Top 10 Posts of 2019

    Best of the Blog: Top 10 Posts of 2019

    The posts that resonated most with readers cover a range of topics, from killing bureaucracy, to finding the courage to speak up at work, to leveraging storytelling in performance management.

    Learn More
  • Gartner Report: "How to Select a Recognition and Rewards Solution to Boost Employee Motivation and Engagement"

    Gartner Report: "How to Select a Recognition and Rewards Solution to Boost Employee Motivation and Engagement"

    Have you considered the impact your recognition and reward program could have on health and safety metrics? Security awareness? Job referrals? Wellness? Performance management?

    Learn More
  • New York Times best-selling author Dan Heath to keynote Workhuman Live 2020

    New York Times best-selling author Dan Heath to keynote Workhuman Live 2020

    Dan Heath is a firm believer in the power of moments and how they can transform not only customer experience, but also employee experience, patient experience, or even family experience.

    Learn More
  • The Cost of Doing Nothing (It's More Than You Think)

    The Cost of Doing Nothing (It's More Than You Think)

    Do you need help getting buy-in from internal stakeholders who claim there are too many other initiatives to focus on recognition right now? Here are five ways recognition indecision is costing you.

    Learn More
  • The new lever in compensation: crowdsourced pay

    The new lever in compensation: crowdsourced pay

    No matter how much an employee is given – whether merit increase, retention bonus, or annual bonus – the lift in energy and engagement only lasts about 3-4 weeks. Crowdsourced pay changes that.

    Learn More
  • New Workhuman survey report: "The Future of Work is Human"

    New Workhuman survey report: "The Future of Work is Human"

    The future is bright for organizations that leverage human applications to build up gratitude, empower employees to drive their own development, and take an unapologetic stance toward greater equity.

    Learn More
  • Compensation vs. Reward: A New Mom's Perspective

    Compensation vs. Reward: A New Mom's Perspective

    From baby furniture to lawn equipment and self-care, I'm feeling extra grateful for the Workhuman reward network, where I'm able to redeem for things that fit my life as a new mom and homeowner.

    Learn More
  • Total Rewards 2019 Recap: Disruption is Here to Stay

    Total Rewards 2019 Recap: Disruption is Here to Stay

    With unemployment at an all-time low, compensation and benefits leaders need to be proactive when it comes to achieving pay equity and continuously proving the ROI of their total rewards strategies.

    Learn More
  • loading
    Loading More...