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  • De-mystifying Gen Z

    De-mystifying Gen Z

    Sarah Bloznalis, customer success intern at Workhuman, shares her perspective on entering the workforce as a member of Gen Z and what she's looking for in a prospective employer.

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  • 3 ways to begin improving performance management

    3 ways to begin improving performance management

    The shift from appraisals to conversations, one-way reports to two-way feedback, and from managing performance to enabling people requires more than a tweak to existing HR practices.

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  • 4 simple ways to stop emotions from holding you hostage

    4 simple ways to stop emotions from holding you hostage

    If we’re going to make work more human, we need to stop fearing emotions and find a way to work through them so we can get out of conflict debt.

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  • U.S. women's soccer team amplifies gender equity

    U.S. women's soccer team amplifies gender equity

    The roar of the crowds at the FIFA Women’s World Cup and the parade in New York City for the U.S. women’s soccer team gave power to women of all ages in owning their value, worth, and humanity.

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  • How to "kick some ask" at work

    How to "kick some ask" at work

    Laura Dowling Grealish, lead consultant at PeopleFirm, shares three ways asking for feedback can help you own your career and five practical tips for how to ask for that feedback.

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  • Workhuman Book Club: "How Performance Management Is Killing Performance – and What to Do About It,” by M. Tamra Chandler

    Workhuman Book Club: "How Performance Management Is Killing Performance – and What to Do About It,” by M. Tamra Chandler

    In addition to focusing on team performance, Tamra outlines eight “shake-the-kaleidoscope” mindset changes that leaders must embrace to create high performance.

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  • Humans of Workhuman: a Navy veteran comes full circle

    Humans of Workhuman: a Navy veteran comes full circle

    AJ Abreu chronicles his journey growing up in Framingham, Mass., traveling to the globe while in the Navy, and coming full circle back to Framingham as an IT support engineer at Workhuman.

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  • Workhuman Book Club: talking trust with David Horsager

    Workhuman Book Club: talking trust with David Horsager

    In our Twitter chat with David last week, he took questions on vulnerability, meetings, remote workers, interviewing candidates, and other areas of business where trust – and humanity – are vital.

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  • Workhuman Book Club: "Unlocking High Performance" by Jason Lauritsen

    Workhuman Book Club: "Unlocking High Performance" by Jason Lauritsen

    In his new book, Jason challenges readers to question HR norms in order to unlock development and growth within organizations. We recap our six key takeaways.

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  • Nailing the work-life blend: a chat with Workhuman Live speaker Sally Thornton

    Nailing the work-life blend: a chat with Workhuman Live speaker Sally Thornton

    Sally is an expert on the work-life blend, and it stems from her own experience as a former “all-in” worker who was tired of sacrificing her personal life for her job.

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  • 5 essential themes at SHRM 2019

    5 essential themes at SHRM 2019

    Gratitude, authentic leadership, trust, and rethinking performance management surfaced as key themes for HR leaders to boost employer brand and innovate in a hyper-connected world.

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  • Here lies bureaucracy: command and control management is dead

    Here lies bureaucracy: command and control management is dead

    A cultural shift is embracing humanity and reflecting the way work gets done – most commonly in agile, cross-functional teams that don’t jive with the stuffy, 100-year-old, top-down management model.

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  • Use your words: the power of telling your team why they're valued

    Use your words: the power of telling your team why they're valued

    Even when you work closely with someone, you can help instill strong commitment by telling them what you value most about them. Describe in detail what you admire about them.

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  • Recognizing and rewarding safe behaviors makes safer workplaces

    Recognizing and rewarding safe behaviors makes safer workplaces

    In manufacturing and other industries, a multidisciplinary approach to improving a culture of safety, including recognition and rewards, brings the greatest benefit to companies and their workers.

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  • Proud at work

    Proud at work

    Many organizations have a culture of terminal niceness, where issues of race, sexuality, privilege, and gender are not discussed for fear of offending. And yet, silence is the definition of privilege.

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  • Allyship, empathy, and supporting our transgender workers

    Allyship, empathy, and supporting our transgender workers

    As a transgender person, Natalie Egan spent the first 38 years of her life identifying as someone very different from who she is today. Her company is focused on spreading empathy and equity at scale.

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  • SHRM 2019: What Happens in Vegas ... Can Transform Your Organization

    SHRM 2019: What Happens in Vegas ... Can Transform Your Organization

    Workhuman CHRO Steve Pemberton and Jesse Harriott of the Workhuman Analytics & Research Institute will co-present a session titled, “Moving Beyond Unconscious Bias in the Workplace."

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  • Unfiltered: The Gary Hamel Interview

    Unfiltered: The Gary Hamel Interview

    According to Professor Hamel, management tends to see “control” and “freedom” as mutually exclusive. But there's a more effective type of control that comes from transparency and shared goals.

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  • Hey, TechJam. Nice to meet you.

    Hey, TechJam. Nice to meet you.

    Janna recaps Workhuman's participation in this year's Boston TechJam, a collaboration between local tech companies, leading industry groups, and the City of Boston.

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  • Pride and Workhuman: Another Double Rainbow

    Pride and Workhuman: Another Double Rainbow

    The notion of bringing my complete self to work was so foreign, it hadn’t crossed my mind until I joined Workhuman®. In the year since I’ve been here, I’ve realized just how impactful that can be.

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