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

To explain employee engagement to someone who has never heard of the term, I often like to tell the story of JFK and the janitor: The year is 1961 and John F. Kennedy is on a government visit at NASA headquarters. He goes up to a man in overalls and […]

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Technology Enabled Tools and How They Affect Your Team

Since the middle of the 20th century, the world has been developing at a rapid pace. Factors such as various free trade agreements or the invention of the internet have significantly torpedoed the development of globalization. It has however also caused an unfair distribution of wealth, an increase in child […]

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Burnout Syndrome and its Prevention Within Your Team

“The land of burnout is not a place I would like to go back to” – Arianna Huffington Now that burnout syndrome has officially been recognized as a disease by the World Health Organization (WHO), it makes sense to take another look at what exactly defines burnout syndrome and how […]

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How To Own Your Company Retreat

”I grew up in a strict household, my dad would lock the door and just throw some blankets out the window everytime I would return home past my curfew.” “And did this improve your time management skills?” “No, but it improved my lockpicking skills.” – Mateo Freudenthal, Honestly Founder, Managing […]

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Turning Corporate Purpose into Employee Motivation

“Just as people cannot live without eating, so a business cannot live without profits. But most people don’t live to eat, and neither must businesses live just to make profits.” – John Mackey In the past, work was regarded mainly as a means to an end, an activity with which […]

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Benefits of Diversity Management at your Workplace

”Two factors are relevant to us: Hiring people of diverse backgrounds, and providing a work environment in which they can live their talent” – Elke Heitmüller It is now more common to see companies promote an “international work environment” or demand “intercultural awareness” from applicants in their job adverts. This […]

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21 Ways to Motivate Employees and Increase Productivity

“You can, you should, and if you’re brave enough to start, you will.” — Stephen King Today’s workforce is unlike any other before it. Recession and subsequent delays in retirement have led to five generations of workers, all at different stages in their careers and value to your organisation, jostling […]

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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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