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Updates on our mission to make work better through science, machine learning, and a little bit of love.

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The Humu Nudge Engine is Making Work Better—Here’s How

Posted by Laszlo Bock on October 8, 2018 in Humu News

By combining research, technology, and humanity, Humu measures what matters inside organizations to focus attention and action on the incremental—but dramatic—changes that lead to a stronger, happier, and more productive workplace.

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Coronavirus and the future of diversity, equity, and inclusion

Posted by Liz Fosslien on May 18, 2020 in Humu and friends, Humu News, People Science

Join Humu co-founder and CEO Laszlo Bock, Paradigm CEO and founder Joelle Emerson, and Paradigm Director Evelyn Carter, PhD this Wednesday, May 20th at 9am PT for a candid conversation on how the coronavirus pandemic and the rapid shift to remote is impacting diversity, equity, and inclusion within organizations.

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An open letter from working parents to our colleagues

Posted by Annie Wickman on May 10, 2020 in Inside Humu

The danger with adjusting to a new normal—to viewing anything we’re going through as “normal”—is that we’ll start to let some of the deliberate empathy-building practices we put in place slip.

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4 ways to keep your team motivated as the crisis drags on

Posted by Molly Sands PhD on May 5, 2020 in People Science

Here are four science-backed steps for how you can help your people build resilience and make it easier for them to cope with continued uncertainty.

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What leaders need to consider when we head back to offices

Posted by Liz Fosslien on May 4, 2020 in Humu News, People Science

While no one can predict exactly when or how people will start returning to offices, it’s clear that business as usual will be impossible. Communication norms will have shifted, silos will have sprung up, and many employees will be coping with loss. Leaders need to start developing a clear plan for how they will support their people during what might be a bumpy transition.

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Working from home while parenting full-time

Posted by Annie Wickman on April 21, 2020 in Humu and friends, People Science

Eight science-backed tips to make working and parenting from home a little easier.

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You’re invited: A conversation with Laszlo Bock and Cass R. Sunstein

Posted by Liz Fosslien on April 20, 2020 in Humu and friends, Humu News, Inside Humu, People Science, Uncategorized

How can business leaders and policymakers use behavioral science to combat the COVID crisis? Join Laszlo Bock and Cass Sunstein for a candid webinar conversation.

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Your space, your work, your mental health

Posted by Jake Goldwasser on April 14, 2020 in Humu and friends, People Science

Being stuck at home can test the patience of introverts and extroverts alike. Here are six science-backed tips about how to stay sane in a homebound crisis by using your space to your advantage.

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You’re invited: Why resilience beats contingency planning every time

Posted by Liz Fosslien on April 13, 2020 in Inside Humu, People Science

Join us for a live webinar on Thursday, April 16th at 9am PT with Humu CEO and co-founder Laszlo Bock and People Scientist Dr. Molly Sands about how leaders can help their people build resilience in the face of crisis.

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Crisis Resilience: 3-month packages of nudges to support your people

Posted by Liz Fosslien on April 1, 2020 in Humu News

For teams and organizations, we’re now offering 3-month packages of nudges that make it easy for leaders to help their people develop better resilience skills and remote work habits.

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How HR can help pave the way during unprecedented times

Posted by Caribay Garcia on March 31, 2020 in People Science

In light of COVID-19, organizations are implementing unprecedented shifts in how they work.  Here are five ways HR can leverage their existing skills and position to support others during these challenging times.

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How to be a great virtual leader 

Posted by Tom Skiba PhD on March 26, 2020 in People Science

COVID-19 has shut down your office. Fortunately for you and your team, you can still work from home—but the way you’ll be working looks very different.  With the watercooler, face-to-face meetings, and casual walk-bys gone for now, leaders need to be extra deliberate in the way they manage their teams. Here are five scientifically-backed tips to help your team thrive in its new virtual reality. 

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Leading through a crisis

Posted by Tom Skiba PhD on March 24, 2020 in People Science

In the face of uncertainty, a leader's actions can make all the difference.

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COVID-19: Leading a remote team with empathy and resilience

Posted by Liz Fosslien on March 23, 2020 in Humu News

Join Humu CEO and co-founder Laszlo Bock and Hum People Scientist Leslie Caputo for a live virtual discussion about remote work on Wednesday March 25th at 12:30pm PST.

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COVID-19: We’re providing nudges to anyone who needs them

Posted by Liz Fosslien on March 18, 2020 in Humu and friends, Humu News

At Humu, our mission is to make work better for everyone, everywhere. As part of that effort and in response to COVID-19, we’re going to start providing modified email nudges about working remotely or with distributed colleagues to our customers and anyone who wants them.

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How we’re responding to COVID-19

Posted by Laszlo Bock on March 10, 2020 in Humu and friends, Humu News, Inside Humu, People Science

As COVID-19 continues to spread across the globe, many organizations have already implemented unprecedented shifts in how they work. This is a historic time that requires all of us to be adaptable, resilient, and supportive of one another in the face of uncertainty. At Humu, we’ve made it a priority to do our part to […]

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