October 3, 2011

Globoforce Unveils New Innovations in Social Recognition

Social and mobile enhancements further extend reach, virality, and use of recognition within companies across the world LAS VEGAS, Nevada, SOUTHBOROUGH, Mass., and DUBLIN, Ireland – October 3, 2011 – Globoforce®, the world’s leading provider of SaaS-based employee recognition solutions, today announced new social and mobile enhancements to help companies better manage and motivate a global workforce. The new capabilities further elevate the organizational reach and impact of Social Recognition™, a corporate social network that ignites company culture through employee recognition. With these advancements, HR leaders now have a more effective solution to demonstrate how core values are lived throughout their organization. As workforces continue to become more international and separated, HR leaders need a way to better connect and engage employees. With this latest release, Globoforce is extending the power of social across mobile and internal corporate platforms, including the recognition industry’s first RSS recognition feed for corporate intranets. The newest release also provides HR leaders with more flexibility and control over the entire recognition experience – from nomination to approval to reward redemption. “To manage and engage today’s workforce requires a renewed approach to HR technologies,” said Thomas Otter, research vice president, Gartner Research. “Employees today embrace the same technologies that are transforming our everyday lives. Companies building impactful HR programs, including social employee recognition, need to ensure that social and mobile are well integrated into their processes. These technologies help organizations successfully connect and motivate employees and develop a unified company culture.” Continuing to lead the recognition category, Globoforce’s latest social and mobile innovations change the way company culture and employee performance is measured and achieved. With these advancements, business and HR leaders will now have:

  • Improved recognition on the road The enhanced Globoforce Mobile™ application features a company’s continuous social feed to provide company-wide visibility into culture and values in action.
  • Real-time recognition cultures New one-click “congratulations” via email and mobile help companies amplify every recognition moment and create true cultures of appreciation faster and easier than ever before.
  • Higher levels of recognition adoption With RSS newsfeeds for corporate intranets and more, recognition can now be part of employees’ everyday activities, further cementing a company’s values and culture.
  • Even greater award flexibility Enhanced privacy controls and award levels give HR leaders more piece of mind about the security of corporate information.
“Employee recognition is inherently social. It’s how employees and managers connect and motivate each other toward common goals,” said Eric Mosley, CEO of Globoforce. “With our new product enhancements, we’re taking our social and mobile innovations to the next level. Employee recognition can now be woven throughout a company’s social fabric, helping instill company values globally, across all employee behaviors and actions.”


Globoforce will be providing live demos of its latest social and mobile technologies at Booth #1139 at the 2011 HR Technology Conference and Exposition, October 3-4 in Las Vegas. To request a demonstration of the latest innovations, call (888) 7-GFORCE, email corporate@globoforce.com, or click here.


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