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Catherine Thurtle

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Catherine has more than 15 years’ experience in journalism and content marketing, having written for a whole host of magazines on everything from HR and healthcare to finance and fashion. Today, she spends her time bringing breakthrough XM stories to life and finding new ways to tell our customers’ stories.

Articles written by Catherine Thurtle


How to build belonging at work: 21 must-read books

2021 is the year of belonging. Here are 21 must-read books on how to build it within your organization and encourage everyone to feel safe and supported so they can be their authentic selves. Our 2...

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How IT executives can shape the future of employee experience

IT has long been a key component of employee experience. Since the pandemic, it’s taken center stage with IT executives driving job enablement and productivity through world-class technology experie...

8min read


How to lead remote teams: Tips and tools for managers

Managers are looking for extra guidance during this unquestionably strange time. How can they best support their people, while still making sure that productivity and engagement stay high? Here’s so...

11min read


Free poll maker: Create and share polls quickly and easily

Create a poll in minutes to quickly and easily inform marketing strategy, get instant feedback, gather suggestions, or simply find out what your team wants for lunch... GET STARTED: Create a free a...

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How to support your employees’ mental health during the ‘Fall reset’

More than 6 months (and counting) into the thick of the pandemic employers and leaders are facing a new challenge: the Fall reset. Here’s what you can do to support your people. As Brené Brown e...

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How to empower your people to ask for the benefits they need - and build a package to match their feedback

Gym passes and free office lunches aren’t the perks they once were. It’s time to rethink your employee benefits packages – but what do your people really want? What’s going to make their lives...

11min read


Digital transformation: How can it help drive your automotive business?

When it comes to digital, what are the things that you could be doing now to make a real difference to your automotive business? We gathered together thought leaders from across automotive space and b...

10min read


Your people and the future of work: How to help them thrive

Helping your employees to thrive during this time is challenging, but it’s essential for the long-term success of your organization. We gathered leaders from Deloitte, Thrive Global, and SAP share t...

8min read


How to encourage diversity and inclusion with employee resource groups

Right now every organization globally has a responsibility to promote diversity and inclusion. Don’t know where to begin? Go straight to the source: your people. Diversity and inclusion should be...

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26 Diversity and Inclusion leaders to follow on Twitter

Want to understand more about diversity and inclusion? One small step to take today is to diversify your social feeds. Here are some crucial thought leaders to start following today. Learn strategi...

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The future of telehealth: How to deliver the right experience

Telehealth has become a primary source of healthcare for many since the outbreak of COVID-19. And it’s here to stay. So how can we deliver the best possible experiences for patients and providers? ...

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Bouncing back: 20 books on resilience and reinvention

As organizations adapt to the ‘new normal’, page through these books to inspire you with ideas on how to bounce back stronger. Learn about the first five below, and download the full list to see a...

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How to help people work from home: 3 tips for HR leaders

As many of us start working from home full time for the first time, we ask what advice fully remote workplaces have for us and what we can learn from them... 1. Bring people together, even when they...

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It’s okay not to be okay: How managers can support employee mental health in times of change

During uncertain and fluid times, the need for strong, calm, trustworthy leadership is more important than ever. The American Psychology Association Ask ‘are you okay?’ First thing’s first: a...

11min read


The X4 2020 guide to skiing around Salt Lake City

Salt Lake City is not only home to the incredible X4 Summit, but at 4,000+ feet above sea level, it offers some of the greatest skiing in the world. Here’s your guide to hitting the slopes while in ...

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