The posts in this category cover subjects HR managers and specialists might find useful or at least interesting.

encourage remote productivity

How to utilize technology to encourage remote productivity


The transition to remote work can be somewhat bumpy,but it doesn’t have to be that hard. Leaders may find that their teams are actually able to be more productive and are more engaged when working from home, once provided with the right resources.

Skills to teach employees to empower them to work remotely

4 Skills to teach employees to empower them to work remotely


For your remote team to be productive, you should teach them to prioritize tasks, use effective communication apps, manage distractions, and solve problems effectively. With these skills, they’ll be more productive wherever they are.

Working from home

Working from home – good for both companies and employees


Working remotely has its advantages: fewer distractions, no more commutes, and you can save money, time and the environment. All things considered, it’s a very healthy alternative to crowded offices and a great way to keep business continuity in times of disruptive events.

Agility – the superpower of the modern employee

Agility – the superpower of the modern employee


Organizations need their employees to be agile and strive to provide the appropriate tools and training programs for this to happen. Here are the three basic skills necessary to develop agility: listening, being empathetic and navigating uncertainty. Every employee has to train for that absolutely necessary superpower: agility.

neuroscience of values

What HR professionals need to know about the neuroscience of values and purpose


HR professionals are not normally trained in neuroscience. However, in spite of not being familiar with terms such as “locus coeruleus” or “raphne nucleus”, they can read the translated findings of this fascinating field and apply them in their organizations. Today’s smoking gun seems to be purpose. Figuring that out will point to the right people to hire and grow.

career mobility

How HR and L&D departments can stay on top of career mobility


Career mobility is about the movement of employees across grades or positions, mostly upward but also downward or horizontally. It can also mean a change in occupation altogether. It is directly connected to job advancement and personal satisfaction. It’s a good way to make sure that employees can move to roles that match their skills and their goals. That’s why HR and L&D professionals need to be on top of it.

Generation Z in the workplace

Generation Z in the workplace


Just as Millennials’ ways have become more or less the norm in most corporations a newer generation is making its way in and shows great promise of bringing about an even bigger revolution. They are the Generation Z. It’s clear that this younger generation will have a huge impact once they enter the workforce. Hiring them, on boarding and training them will pose unprecedented challenges for HR and L&D departments. But they are the future, after all.

career planning

3 Basic tips for strategic career planning


The motto ‘you can be all that you want to be’ holds more truth than ever. So why is planning one’s career development path still such a challenge? Well, too much information can be just as daunting as no information at all. People still get stuck in jobs they dislike or are obviously not suited for them. In order to not fall in such a rut and feel trapped there, here are some tips about how to strategically plan ahead.

modern career development

3 Considerations of modern career development


Regardless of goals, generation or even industry, predicting even only the general direction of one’s career seems to have more to do with the work of a fortune-teller than a project manager. That is because the business world has changed so much over the years and promises to transform even more every day that it is almost impossible to make an accurate prediction of where organizations will be in a couple of years.