For businesses looking to emerge stronger than ever from COVID, we're now providing an Organizational Resilience solution.
Humu's blog

Humu News & Views

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

Latest articles

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

Posted by Laszlo Bock 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.

Read more

Easily track and manage improvement with the new Admin Dashboard

Posted by Liz Fosslien in Humu News

If you’re responsible for helping people within your department improve, you probably have a lot of data about their morale, engagement, and performance. But it can be hard to know how to move forward with that information–and downright impossible to figure out exactly what support a specific team needs at a specific moment in time. […]

Read more

What Humu Values

Posted by Liz Fosslien in Inside Humu

At Humu, our mission is to make work better. Today, we’re publicly sharing the values that define our internal culture and that inspire us to work towards our goal each day. Introducing Humu’s Values: Amplify, Empathize, Invest, and Execute Our four core values guide how we show up and make decisions. They inform how we […]

Read more

You’re invited: Supporting New Hires With Better Remote Onboarding

Posted by Liz Fosslien in Humu News, Inside Humu

Starting a job is always nerve-wracking—but even more so when you’re joining a distributed team. People who onboard remotely are at higher risk for isolation, impostor syndrome, and overwhelm. What can leaders do to help new hires have a smoother, less stressful onboarding experience when everyone is working from home? Join us for a candid […]

Read more

The Fallacy of the Politics-Free Office

Posted by Laszlo Bock in Humu News

Co-authored with Liz Fosslien The social responsibility of business is to increase its profits,” declared economist Milton Freidman in a 1970 essay for the New York Times. Decades later, look where Friedman’s advice has left us: Social media businesses have accelerated the reach and rise of extremist groups, our collective mental health is on a steep decline, and, for the […]

Read more

Your Humu Nudges, Now All in One Place

Posted by Liz Fosslien in Humu News, Inside Humu

At Humu, we know that small, consistent steps sum up to profound improvement. That’s why our nudges are built to make action easy.  Every Humu nudge contains a short, personalized recommendation with a clear call-to-action. Unlike notifications, which become less effective the more often they’re sent, nudges are the opposite: across customers, we find that […]

Read more

Ford’s Marina Pearce, PhD on Leveraging Behavioral Science to Translate People Strategy into Action

Posted by Liz Fosslien in Humu and friends

To drive lasting change, leaders need to inspire action at every level of an organization. That’s no easy feat. On a recent webinar, our CEO Laszlo Bock spoke with Marina Pearce, PhD, Global Head of Talent Analytics at Ford Motor Company, to discuss how leaders can leverage behavioral science to achieve their most important goals. […]

Read more

Silicon Valley Bank Financial Group’s Chris Edmonds-Waters on How HR Can Pave the Way for What’s Next

Posted by Liz Fosslien in Humu and friends

The future of work has never been more uncertain. On a recent webinar, our CEO Laszlo Bock spoke with Chris Edmonds-Waters, CHRO at Silicon Valley Bank (SVB) Financial Group, about how HR leaders can best support their people and plan for what’s next. Laszlo Bock (LB): What’s your top priority at SVB right now? Chris […]

Read more

You’re Invited: Keeping your teams connected during change

Posted by Liz Fosslien in Humu and friends

Change comes in many forms. From large-scale business transformation to dramatic, pandemic-induced shifts, what steps can leaders take to unite their people in the face of change —and to keep their most important business objectives on track? Join us for a candid conversation on Thursday, October 1st at 9am PT hosted by Vodafone CHRO Leanne […]

Read more

How to Maintain Your Change Program (When Everything Else Changes)

Posted by Robbie Tilleard in People Science

At Humu, our nudges help leaders and organizations translate high-level strategy into action. In the Time Before COVID, that meant we focused on helping people be more resilient, collaborative, growth orientated, innovative, customer-centric and digitally-savvy (to name a few). Then, COVID hit. Suddenly, our customers’ employees were juggling multiple responsibilities, hours rapidly shifted away from […]

Read more

8 Ways the Humu Team is Investing in Their Well-Being During Quarantine

Posted by Emily Bock in Humu and friends, Inside Humu

Because of the pandemic, many people (myself included) have been looking for new strategies and activities to keep themselves happy and healthy. At Humu, we know that small actions can have a big impact on how we feel—and on how we make others feel. I decided to talk to eight members of the Humu team to hear what they’re doing to invest in their well-being during quarantine.

Read more

You’re invited: How Leaders Can Open Up to Their Teams Without Oversharing

Posted by Liz Fosslien in Newsletter

Join us for a discussion on Thursday, July 30th at 10am PT about opening up as a leader, hosted by our Head of Content and No Hard Feelings author Liz Fosslien and our CEO and Work Rules! author Laszlo Bock.

Read more

You’re invited: How to improve inclusion and help people make better decisions

Posted by Liz Fosslien in Humu News

Join Humu co-founder and CEO Laszlo Bock and Humu Advisor and Wharton Professor Katy Milkman this Wednesday, June 3rd at 9am PT for a candid conversation around how to improve inclusion, help people make better decisions, and combat burnout.

Read more

5 Tips to Prevent Employee Burnout and Protect Your Team’s Emotional Health

Posted by Jake Goldwasser in Inside Humu, People Science

Your workplace might not go back to normal, but large-scale shifts can be an opportunity to reset the culture of your organization. This is the time to ask yourself: What changes can I make to set my people up for success?

Read more

5 Nudges to Boost Diversity and Inclusion in the Workplace

Posted by Liz Fosslien in People Science

We have a long way to go, and rooting out systemic bias and racism in organizations won't happen overnight. But a first step that anyone, at any level of an organization, can take is to act as an ally.

Read more

Black Lives Matter

Posted by Humu Leadership Team in Humu and friends

Black lives matter. In a time of crisis, we cannot stand idly by, either as a company or as individuals. Being an ally involves listening and learning—and taking action. Here are three things we're doing now.

Read more