Smarter Working Practices: How to harness human potential and support wellbeing in an always-on world

What are we doing with our people, our time and our use of technology? Is it making us happier and more efficient or are at least some of the outcomes dangerous? Smart employers need to pay attention to these questions… and find better answers.

Millenials in the workplace: How to protect them from burnout and improve internal communication in the era of always-on

This blog post about millenials in the workplace is the courtesy of our new EMEA board member Steffi Burkhart. The figures are quite alarming: the German labor market will face a shortage of about eight million qualified workers by 2030. This skills shortage is not only an alarming topic in Germany: it is a global … Continue reading Millenials in the workplace: How to protect them from burnout and improve internal communication in the era of always-on

Artificial Intelligence in the Workplace – Sentiments on Opportunities and Threats

The Workforce Institute had recently taken a closer look at how employees worldwide perceive Artificial Intelligence in the workplace. Overall, we have seen cautious optimism and some interesting differences regionally about how willingly employees would accept that new technology in their daily work. Artificial Intelligence in the workplace for more productivity and fairness The biggest … Continue reading Artificial Intelligence in the Workplace – Sentiments on Opportunities and Threats

The Difference Between A Conversation Starter and a Hiring Strategy

Today's post comes to us from board member David Creelman. Dr. Rob Briner recently kicked off a conversation on LinkedIn about personality tools such as this one used by the National Health Service in the UK:   If you’ve been around HR for any length of time you’ll have seen dozens of similar models. If … Continue reading The Difference Between A Conversation Starter and a Hiring Strategy