October 19, 2011

Globoforce Announces New Workshop Series to Help Transform Company Culture

Interactive workshops in Atlanta, New York, Chicago, and San Francisco show companies how to build custom cultures of recognition that engage employees and drive business success SOUTHBOROUGH, Mass., and DUBLIN, Ireland – October 19, 2011 – Globoforce®, the world’s leading provider of SaaS-based employee recognition solutions, today announced a four-city U.S. tour in Atlanta, New York, Chicago, and San Francisco. “Building Your Culture of Recognition” is a new series of workshops designed to help HR leaders achieve stronger, more unified company cultures that drive bottom-line business results. Led by renowned employee recognition and rewards expert, Derek Irvine, the workshops will show HR leaders how some of the most admired companies in the world have built their cultures through employee recognition. Drawing from Globoforce’s proven methodology, research, and best practices, Derek will demonstrate how employee recognition can achieve dramatic increases in employee engagement and transform a company’s culture. The four-hour, interactive workshop provides HR leaders an opportunity to learn from peers at other top companies in their local area. The four stops on the tour are:

  • Atlanta Omni Hotel and Resort on October 27, 2011
  • Omni Berkshire Place, New York City, on October 28, 2011
  • Omni Chicago on November 14, 2011
  • Omni San Francisco on November 17, 2011
Each workshop is $199 to attend; however, a special of $99 is available when using the promo code: NEWS. Workshop attendees will earn four credits toward IHR certification, a copy of the book Winning with a Culture of Recognition, and a business case template that includes customer examples and third-party data and best practices. “All of us have a list of companies whose cultures we admire. They have engaged employees who live their values and brand in all they do. But culture doesn’t just happen; it’s earned and requires consistent management and pruning,” said Derek Irvine, vice president of client strategy and consulting, Globoforce. “Great company cultures don’t need to be admired from afar. The seeds can be planted today, and I will show HR leaders how they can transform a company culture within a matter of months through employee recognition.”


Derek is a seasoned, internationally minded management professional with more than 20 years of experience working across a diverse range of industries. In his role as vice president of client strategy and consulting at Globoforce, Derek helps business and HR leaders set a higher ambition for global, strategic employee recognition, leading consultative workshops and strategy sessions with some of the most admired companies in the world. An authority on the topics of employee engagement and recognition, he has been a guest speaker at worldwide industry and professional group conferences. He also blogs daily at Recognize This! and is also the co-author of the acclaimed book, Winning with a Culture of Recognition.


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