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Workhuman Named Strategic Leader in the 2022 Fosway 9-Grid™ for Talent & People Success

11th January, 2023 — Workhuman®, the company revolutionising how employees celebrate, connect with, and appreciate each other in the workplace, today announced it has been named a Strategic Leader in the 2022 Fosway 9-Grid™ for Talent & People Success, recognising Workhuman’s position as a frontrunner in the European recognition, engagement and HR space.

The 9-Grid™ for Talent & People Success can be used to understand the relative position of solutions and providers in the UK & European talent management systems market. Workhuman’s position as Strategic Leader reflects the company’s market and customer performance, the solution’s scope and sophistication, and its historic and current presence, including size of related business and number of enterprise customers.

Fosway Group is Europe’s #1 HR industry analyst, focused on next-generation HR, talent and learning. Based on Fosway Group’s extensive independent research and insights from Fosway’s Corporate Research Network of over 250 organisations, the 9-Grid™ is the only European-centric market analysis model that enables corporate buyers to evaluate procurement options based on five critical factors: performance, potential, market presence, total cost of ownership and future trajectories.

Fosway’s HR Realities 2022 research reveals that employee experience (EX) is a key driver of HR buying decisions, with 96% of HR professionals saying they have support for improving EX from their C-Suite.

Fosway also reports that despite the pressure to consolidate platforms, less than half of buyers have very standardised solutions for their HR processes, and buyers that are focused on more strategic impact on talent and culture are turning to specialist providers, rather than their core HR suites.

“The employee experience has never been more front and centre than it is today, and HR leaders are looking for tailored solutions that drive more human-centred workplaces,” said Emily Miller, VP of Sales EMEA at Workhuman. “As a specialist in recognition and engagement, we are thrilled to be recognised as a Strategic Leader in Talent & People Success, helping businesses to implement recognition programmes that engage employees and drive true business impact.”

“Our research shows that improving the employee experience is seen as key to HR’s future success,” said David Wilson, CEO, Fosway Group. “Workhuman’s position as Strategic Leader on the 9-Grid™ reflects the company’s success at helping enterprise scale organisations improve the employee experience by driving increased engagement.”

About Workhuman
Workhuman® is helping companies meet today’s biggest human capital challenges – including unprecedented turnover, employee engagement, hybrid work environments, and DE&I – through the Workhuman Cloud®, a secure SaaS platform that provides the industry’s best-in-class Social Recognition® solution. As the leading global provider of technology solutions, analytics, expertise, and services helping organizations of all sizes build and foster workplace cultures powered by employee recognition and crowdsourced feedback, Workhuman is revolutionizing the way employees celebrate, connect with, and appreciate each other in the workplace. Combined with unmatched data through Workhuman iQ™, we empower HR and business leaders with proactive insight to understand issues as they develop and tools to help them make the right decisions to align business objectives and culture to deliver immediate impact. And, with world-class award redemption from our proprietary global e-commerce network, Workhuman is committed to building more connected human-centered workplaces that recognize the value and potential of each and every employee.

For more than 20 years, Workhuman has been pioneering the human workplace by disrupting legacy and obsolete HR approaches to improve the employee experience at work, with solutions that engage with approx. seven million customer employees in 30+ languages, in 180 countries, generating 100 million instances of human connection. With dual headquarters in Dublin, Ireland and Framingham, Massachusetts, Workhuman employs 1,000 people who deploy solutions and services at scale, committed to helping companies improve returns on their most important investment– their people.

About Fosway Group
Fosway Group is Europe’s #1 HR Industry Analyst. The Fosway 9-Grid™ provides a unique assessment of the principal learning and talent supply options available to organizations in EMEA. The analysis is based on extensive independent research and insights from the Fosway’s Corporate Research Network of over 250 customer organizations.

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