How to Retain Employees: A Three Step Strategy

Have you ever heard of the so-called “war for talent”? Even if you haven’t heard of the concept itself, chances are that you or your company are already knee-deep in this raging battle of recruitment and retention. But what is everyone fighting over? Simply put, it’s the business world’s scarcest […]

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15 Ways to Increase Employee Satisfaction

Employee satisfaction is the cornerstone to every successful organization with engaged employees. But what is employee satisfaction exactly and how can it be improved? Our article provides valuable insight into this field of employee engagement and offers you 15 simple measures that you can implement in your company. Want to […]

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Transactional Leadership: Structured but Stale

When you look for a new job, what is it that you look for the most? An attractive remuneration? A manager that can give you a clear definition of your role and responsibilities? Or do you look for more in an employer? Find out why transactional leadership, with its clear […]

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Transformational Leadership in Organizations: Leading by Example

Role model, motivator, confidant, companion. Doesn’t every manager want to be more to his employees than just a boss? It’s called transformational leadership and has led to the success of many companies through its very human approach to management. Are you a transformational leader or are you interested in finding […]

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Laissez-Faire Leadership, Working Without Borders

Introduction This week, as part of our current series on leadership, we will dive into the laissez-faire management style in more detail. The French term “laissez-faire” can be translated to “let it be” or “leave alone”, which is a good description of the management model. Laissez-faire leadership gives employees the […]

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Climate Protection in the Company: An Honestly Case Study

The topic of global warming is currently on everyone’s mind. In its wake, many initiatives were created that have effectively contributed to climate protection. These initiatives include global campaigns such as Fridays for Future, but also encompass private decisions by individuals who want to live more consciously. These decisions may […]

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Working From Home: What You Need To Take Into Account

The Story So Far Topics such as working from home and flexible work hours are nothing new in the field of HR and People Ops. A short internet research already provided a plethora of articles discussing why the option of working from home is important and generally a good idea […]

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Upskilling your Employees and why it is Important

Employees do not always show engagement from the outset. The employee’s workplace needs to provide a conducive environment for this. With the necessary framework in place, a company can promote this commitment of its employees. On our blog, a wide array of topics relating to employee engagement can be found, […]

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Modern Employee Engagement 2019

“I am helping put a man on the moon, Mr. President.” – The janitor at NASA (1962) upon JFK asking him what his job is The term employee engagement first appeared as a management theory in the 1990s, gained popularity in the 2000s, became an established practice around the same […]

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Workplace Wellbeing: 50 Ideas for Healthier and Happier Employees

Successful companies are finally beginning to figure out that considering their employees as whole, complex people—as opposed to tools that perform a necessary function—is the right, moral, and profitable thing to do. Groundbreaking research into employee engagement and workplace wellbeing over the past two decades has revealed that healthy, happy […]

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5 Onboarding Ideas To Inspire Your Team

What’s the first thing that comes to mind when hearing the word ONBOARDING? Orientation, of course. Whether you’re a freshman in high school or college, the first day anywhere can be overwhelming and nerve-racking; yet, very exciting and productive. Getting your new hire acquainted with the company goals and values […]

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“Am I being micromanaged?” – 8 Signs you work for a micromanager

Afraid you’re being micromanaged at work? You’re not alone. In his book My Way or the Highway, leadership guru and owner of Trinity Solutions consulting firm Harry Chambers shares details from his company’s survey that showed 79 percent of respondents had experienced micromanagement during their careers thus far. Interested in […]

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