Month: February 2016

5 Ways to Create a More WorkHuman Workplace!

Okay, what the hell is WorkHuman? I get asked that a lot as I talk about it. WorkHuman was a concept started by Globoforce, a recognition and rewards technology solution for your employees. Last year Globoforce held their first WorkHuman Conference with the focus on how do we make our workplaces better for ourselves and our employees. They were really the first ones to…

Ten Things Never To Do On LinkedIn

You could think of LinkedIn as a huge database or a research tool for job-seekers and business-developers. LinkedIn is certainly both of those things. You could think of LinkedIn as an online public square where people can post billboards about …

LinkedIn And The Golden Age Of American Education

A new book declaring the end of the golden age of economic growth has set the wonky world of economics aflame. Robert Gordon's The Rise and Fall of American Growth juxtaposes the world-altering impact of 19th century inventions with a disbelief that …

Regional HR Models Suck

I have been a regional HR leader more times in my life than I care to admit. Early in my career, I was a “regional HR generalist” because I was the only person who didn’t have kids and could travel. It helps to be born in 1975 and part of a department where most women were baby boomers. I had no competition in my…

Watch LinkedIn's First-Ever TV Commercial

LinkedIn is heading for Hollywood. The social media platform for the career-oriented is launching its first-ever television commercial to air during Sunday's Academy Awards, according to Re/code. The ad comes with the title, “You're closer than you …