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  • Purpose Is the Foundation for Working Human

    Purpose Is the Foundation for Working Human

    There’s a direct connection between organizational goals, employee performance, and purpose.

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  • Webcast: Top 5 Trends for Savvy HR Leaders in 2020 – and Beyond

    Webcast: Top 5 Trends for Savvy HR Leaders in 2020 – and Beyond

    Get predictions and insights on what the next ten years will bring in the areas of pay equity, AI, D&I, and performance management.

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  • Get Ready to Divulge More Data On Your Workforce

    Get Ready to Divulge More Data On Your Workforce

    The SEC is likely to adopt a revised regulation that could lead your company to disclose metrics about how it recruits and trains workers, how many of them stay and for how long, and more.

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  • Back to Basics: What Is Continuous Performance Management?

    Back to Basics: What Is Continuous Performance Management?

    Continuous performance management enables your organization to create a trusted environment in which employees feel empowered to take control of their own development.

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  • Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Day: Who Are You Serving?

    Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Day: Who Are You Serving?

    In a time of dissonance in the world, how we treat our family members, colleagues, neighbors, and those different from us can have a profoundly positive effect on our world.

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  • #Women2Drive Co-Founder Manal al-Sharif Joins Trailblazer Panel at Workhuman Live 2020

    #Women2Drive Co-Founder Manal al-Sharif Joins Trailblazer Panel at Workhuman Live 2020

    The panel will kick off the last day of the conference with uplifting stories from trailblazers who didn’t wait for change, but made it happen.

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  • How New FLSA Rules Could Impact Your 2020 Reward Strategy

    How New FLSA Rules Could Impact Your 2020 Reward Strategy

    To deal with some of the salary compression impact, some employers are working harder to look at how recognition strategies will need to be more than a bump in base salary or a flat bonus amount.

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  • Choose Gratitude

    Choose Gratitude

    Small moments generate more happiness than large ones. By choosing positivity, we can all start to love what we do, come into work excited, and connect with the greater purpose of the organization.

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  • 4 Recruitment Trends to Help Get the Talent You Need in 2020

    4 Recruitment Trends to Help Get the Talent You Need in 2020

    The future talent pipeline is set to remain top of the business agenda through the 2020s, putting the focus very much on talent acquisition.

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  • 9 Steps to Achieving Big, Audacious Goals

    9 Steps to Achieving Big, Audacious Goals

    January is a time when many of us set goals. And while we may start with good intentions and a plan, sometimes we can't seem to make them stick.

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  • Improving Employee Retention Is an Outcome, Not a Strategy

    Improving Employee Retention Is an Outcome, Not a Strategy

    Retention is not a strategy. Rather, improving staff retention is the outcome when purposeful and incremental fixes are implemented at the various stages of the employee lifecycle.

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  • Workhuman Book Club: "Management Mess to Leadership Success" by Scott Jeffrey Miller

    Workhuman Book Club: "Management Mess to Leadership Success" by Scott Jeffrey Miller

    This is a book for the leader within us all. Whether you’re being called to rise up in your organization but lack experience and training, or you’re being groomed for leadership but feel overwhelmed.

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  • Thank, Talk, Celebrate: 3 Pillars for a New Decade of Performance Management

    Thank, Talk, Celebrate: 3 Pillars for a New Decade of Performance Management

    Trust is the glue that binds happy, engaged employees to thriving, growing organizations. So, what helps us trust? Thanking, talking, and celebrating.

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  • Cy Shows Her Human Side and Discusses Upcoming Tour

    Cy Shows Her Human Side and Discusses Upcoming Tour

    Cy shares more pop culture interests, then dives into her newest thinking – why we manage energy, not people. She also shares insight on her 2020 Ditch the Drama Tour, which kicks off in February.

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  • Another Side of Cy

    Another Side of Cy

    Did you know drama researcher and best-selling author Cy Wakeman hiked Mount Kilimanjaro this summer? Or that she has eight sons? In this exclusive Q&A, get a glimpse of the human side of Cy.

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  • 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.

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  • 5 tips for bringing more humanity to the holidays

    5 tips for bringing more humanity to the holidays

    As we close out 2019 and look forward to an engaged, productive, and happy 2020, be mindful of five steps you can take to create a sense of inspiration and positivity in December.

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  • Humans of HR: moving into the roaring 20s

    Humans of HR: moving into the roaring 20s

    We asked the Humans of HR group to take a look at the last decade through an HR lens and pick the key trends from the past while looking toward the future.

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  • Top 10 Workhuman Radio Episodes of 2019

    Top 10 Workhuman Radio Episodes of 2019

    From "humans of Workhuman" features to leadership lessons from Kate Cole and Gary Hamel, we recap the best episodes on Workhuman Radio this year.

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  • 5 essential workplace lessons from the Massachusetts Conference for Women 2019

    5 essential workplace lessons from the Massachusetts Conference for Women 2019

    From increasing representation to building intergenerational support systems, we recap the biggest takeaways on making the modern workplace work for everyone.

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