Annie Shapiro

Annie Shapiro

Annie Shapiro is the Director of Content & Communications at Namely, the HR, payroll, and benefits platform built for today's employees. Connect with Annie and the Namely team on Twitter, Facebook, and LinkedIn.

Recent Articles


How to Implement Career Lattices

Corporate ladders are out; career lattices are in. This is probably not news to you—Cathy Benko, Vice Chairman and Managing Principal at Deloitte, popularized the idea in her 2010 book, The Corporate Lattice: Achieving High Performance In the Changing World of Work.


15 Office Birthday Ideas to Celebrate Employees

Celebrating employee birthdays never gets old. Between the confetti, balloons, and cake, office birthday parties offer employees a brief respite from their day-to-day, not to mention an opportunity to appreciate peers. 


10 Reasons to Build Your Career in...Nashville

At Namely, Our mission is to help companies build better workplaces. Where you choose to work has a tremendous impact on your life. In our 10 Reasons series, we take a look at what it’s like to work in major cities across the US.

How to Build a Practice of Employee Rewards

We all strive to build workplaces full of engaged and happy employees. But driving employee motivation can be a challenge.

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The Top 10 Personality Traits CEOs Care About

CEOs, and company leadership in general, set the stage for a company’s culture and values. In the best workplaces, CEOs lead by example and embody personality traits that help a company achieve its mission.


Why We Think the Future of HR is Open Source

When you face a difficult situation or tough question at work, who do you go to? Chances are, you have a confidant or peer whose opinion you respect. Better yet, that person has been-there, done-that and can share advice based on real experiences.


The Inside Scoop on Ben & Jerry’s Unique Company Culture

Despite the surplus of national food holidays on our calendar (National Hot Pastrami Sandwich Day, anyone?), there was one that caught our eye. As it turns out, July is national ice cream month—a celebration we can gladly get behind.

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Is Listening the Key to Employee Engagement?

Are you really listening to your employees?


5 Ways for Small HR Teams to Make a Big Impact

The field of human resources is changing. In our HR Redefined series, we give innovators a medium to share personal reflections, professional advice, and best practice guidance.

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The Guide to Choosing an LMS

Empowering employees to succeed is a top priority for HR. So how do you provide employees with the information they need to be as successful as possible?

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