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Blog Post: Wegmans and Google on what a grocer and tech company have in common

At the 2014 re:Work event, Laszlo Bock, Senior Vice President of People Operations at Google, had a conversation with Jack DePeters, Senior Vice President of Store Operations at Wegmans, about som...

Blog Post: How do you innovate at scale within the federal government?

Speaking at the 2014 re:Work event, Sivak, former Chief Technology Officer for the US Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), shared strategies used at the federal level for developing inno...

Blog Post: Tell us what’s working for you

Take this short survey and tell us. In the five months since we launched re:Work, users from all over the world have been exploring and using the practices and ideas shared on the site. So far it s...

Blog Post: Helping HR get a seat at the table

At the re:Work 2014 event, Brandon Jackson, of Google's "Seating Insights Team," gave a talk about an innovative new tool to help the people side of the organization join the conversation with the...

Blog Post: Surprisingly awesome: The history of accounting with Adam Davidson

Adam Davidson, who's reported for NPR and The New York Times and recently launched a podcast called Surprisingly Awesome, spoke at the re:Work 2014 event about how businesses record their expenses...

Blog Post: Workplace design, building for humans and machines

Jennifer Magnolfi, designer, architect, and founder of Programmable Habitats, spoke at the re:Work 2014 event about the convergence of human work and machine work. Based on her studies of hacker a...

Blog Post: Connections, onboarding, and the need to belong

As a doctoral student, I started studying the process of onboarding newcomers by looking at freshly admitted research scientists. It wasn’t surprising to see that scientists with prior research exp...

Blog Post: Check out the re:Work pay equity guide

Check out the re:Work guide on pay equity: Structure and check for pay equity. The gender pay gap is a well-documented, well-researched, and persistent problem. The systemic underpayment of women c...
People Analytics

Blog Post: Need inspiration? Watch the re:Work 2016 event videos

In April 2016 the re:Work team gathered leaders from across industries and across the globe to talk about the future of work. Below are videos from their talks, which can also be found on our re:Wo...

Blog Post: How data can improve bike commuting

Data regarding bike commuting comes both from traditional sources—such as the National Household Travel Survey and the American Community Survey—and increasingly from new sources like Strava, the s...

Blog Post: The Roofshot Manifesto

Don’t get me wrong. I want flying drones that can bring me fresh produce. I’m excited about contact lenses that measure blood sugar. And I look forward to the day that self-driving cars are on the ...
Goal Setting

Blog Post: Work, Email, Distraction, Repeat: Switching tasks is ruining your workflow

For the last decade, my colleagues and I have been studying how information workers—those who work in offices at computers all day—use digital media in the workplace. Using techniques like ethnogra...

Blog Post: What makes one team smarter than another?

Dr. Anita Williams Woolley, associate professor of Organizational Behavior and Theory at the Tepper School of Business at Carnegie Mellon University, spoke at the re:Work 2016 event about why some...
Teams

Blog Post: Let’s use People Analytics to change how we teach HR

When students discuss business strategy in case-based learning, they often make recommendations based on past experiences or intuition of what is effective and fair. The problem is that intuition i...
People Analytics

Blog Post: A bit of self-reflection can help us become our best selves

Dr. Julia Lee, a postdoctoral fellow at the Ross School of Business, shared her research using the “reflected best self exercise” at the re:Work 2016 event, Originally developed by scholars at the...
Teams

Blog Post: Worried you’re an impostor? You’re not alone!

Impostor syndrome is the psychological experience of seeing yourself as an intellectual fraud and the fear of being exposed. Researchers estimate that roughly 70% of people experience impostor synd...

Blog Post: More information is better

Extending decision making out widely invited every employee to help run the business and gave each one a personal sense of responsibility for what went on every day and how every month turned out -...

Blog Post: Are we as ethical as we think we are? Probably not, but we should embrace that.

Dr. Dolly Chugh, Associate Professor at New York University’s Stern School of Business, spoke about her research at the re:Work 2016 event. Chugh’s work focuses on “bounded ethicality.” The idea o...

Blog Post: Segmentors vs Integrators: Google’s work-life-balance research

In the past, work ended when we left the office and didn’t start back up again till we clocked in the next morning. Now we take our work everywhere we go, on our phones and laptops. This constant c...

Blog Post: Finding organizational purpose by working out together

Dr. Doug Lepisto, assistant professor of Management at Western Michigan University's Haworth College of Business, spoke at the re:Work 2016 event about the organizational effects of purpose in the...