Achievers and General Motors Co. to Present at SHRM’s 2019 Annual Conference

Session to Showcase How to Create a Global Recognition Program

SAN FRANCISCO and TORONTO – June 19, 2019

Who: Dr. Natalie Baumgartner, chief workforce scientist at Achievers, an industry-leading employee engagement platform provider, and Sandra Garcia, global compensation lead, strategic initiatives, at General Motors Co.

What: Will present “Bringing Consistency, Meaning and Governance to a Global Recognition Program,” during the SHRM 2019 Annual Conference & Exposition. The session will explore how a globally dispersed organization can implement a cohesive recognition program that improves retention and performance and drives cultural change.

When: Monday, June 24, 2019 from 3:00 – 4:00 p.m. PT

Where: Las Vegas Convention Center, 3150 Paradise Rd., Las Vegas, NV, 89109: Section LVCC N227-230

Who should Attend: SHRM members, senior-level HR practitioners, business leaders and media

Achievers Quote: “When a company aligns its core values with those of its employees—and employees are empowered to recognize each other, positive behaviors and business outcomes are the result,” said Dr. Natalie Baumgartner, chief workforce scientist at Achievers. “I look forward to SHRM and plan to share my experience implementing a culture of recognition within our company, as well as helping our customers deploy technology that supports positive outcomes across their own organizations. Recognition is contagious. When we see leaders recognizing in a meaningful way, we know the program is valued and that makes us want to take part in it.”

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About Achievers

Achievers’ Employee Recognition and Rewards solution provides companies with a robust foundation for their employee engagement initiatives that enables both social and rewards-based recognition. Designed for today’s workplace, Achievers’ innovative SaaS platform can increase employee engagement and drive business success. It empowers employees to recognize and reward each other in real time and aligns employees with company values and goals. Delivering millions of recognitions annually, the Achievers platform inspires employee loyalty, engagement and performance in 150 countries. Visit us at Achievers is a Blackhawk Network company and is headquartered in Toronto and San Francisco.

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