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“To win the marketplace, you must first win the workplace.”
- Doug Conant

Part 2. Book summary - The 9 Faces of HR

Part 2. Book summary - The 9 Faces of HR
There’s no such thing as a “good face” or a “bad face” in the 9 Faces of HR. It all comes down to fit. HR shops in big Fortune 500 environments need all 9 Faces to effec- tively deliver HR services. While some might think the more controlling personas are non-desirable, the reality is that these personas are necessary on large HR teams and can also be the most effec- tive persona in some smaller companies as well. It all depends on the environment and the expectations of the organization in question—there’s no bad persona, only bad fits with the organization they serve.

Starting an HR Department from Scratch

Starting an HR Department from Scratch
​ HR department was seen as supporting the company's current policy, tasks were mainly focused on conducting the recruitment process. Currently, the role of human resources specialists is changing - they increasingly play strategic advisers to the management board. Find out why the HR department is necessary in your company!

HR vs boss: How to explain that hr role is important

HR vs boss: How to explain that hr role is important
The HR department in every company plays a huge role, it is responsible for recruitment, looking for candidates for work. It is also a department that will introduce a new employee to the company's operating rules and support in the first days at work. HR Department cooperates with other departments in the preparation of each employee's development path and takes care of the development of their competencies. And what does it look like in a small company that bases its management model on a flat structure? Is such a department needed? These other questions are answered in the following episode.

HR Trends to take into account for 2021

HR Trends to take into account for 2021
The challenging and unpredictable year 2020 for the labor market comes to an end. Companies, institutions, and their HR departments are already starting to work intensively on new strategies for the next year. What trends and directions of HR development are forecast by experts for 2021? What trends in HR and recruitment in 2021 will we observe? Which tools, techniques, and recruitment methods should be implemented to meet market demands?

The Human Resources of the Future: Advice for HR

The Human Resources of the Future: Advice for HR

Today, companies are more aware that their customers and their employees are of great importance for the company's prospects. By helping to make the organization of companies future-proof, HR experts initiate change processes in the company from the employees' perspective. It is, therefore, more important than ever to fill HR functions with the right people.

 

In this article, l present six trends for HR over the next three years. Find out more about the drivers and successful strategies that can turn your potential into an indispensable talent of tomorrow!

New Year Corporate gifts ideas for employees

New Year Corporate gifts ideas for employees

 

Christmas will be soon again. For supervisors and managing directors, the pre-Christmas period is not just a piece of cake: What should you give your employees this year? The bottle of wine was last time! If you are also looking for gifts for your colleagues and do not yet know what to buy: Here you will find 24 ideas for gifts that will really make your employees happy. 

Anyone looking for gift ideas for their employees on the Internet will get a lot of hits. Dozens of sites - mostly from online shops - advertise products that would make good gifts. Indeed, these lists often give you excellent ideas. But maybe you feel like so many others: Most of the gift ideas that can be found on the Internet are either too ordinary or too unusual. Your employees have already received ordinary gifts more than once in their life: a bottle of red wine box of chocolates. 

Recruiting Tips: 5 most important rules for recruiting

Recruiting Tips: 5 most important rules for recruiting

To assess whether the conducted recruitment processes are effective, it is necessary to measure them properly. Defining the specific purpose of the recruitment allows for establishing measures that will help verify the effectiveness of undertaken activities. 

Cultural change: effective steps to change corporate culture

Cultural change:  effective steps to change corporate culture

Does your company have a successful corporate culture? Are your employees happy? And what is corporate culture anyway?  A strong corporate culture is definitely the right way to motivate employees to produce successfully and ultimately to be at the top of the business. 

Employee engagement: tips on measuring

Employee engagement: tips on measuring

Employee engagement can have a significant impact on business success. But what does it mean exactly? And how does it differ from employee satisfaction? Employee engagement is the energy that employees invest to achieve good results and move their company forward.

6 soft skills every professional needs

6 soft skills every professional needs

The world of work is undergoing dynamic changes, there is a need for new skills, and unknown areas of specialization appear. Nowadays, we work faster and more intensively, which is greatly influenced by the constant technological development. In addition to the measurable skills directly related to the work performed, ideal candidates should also have competencies that will prepare them for possible changes. It is not so much the certificates and training gaining in importance, but character traits that ensure flexibility and adaptability in a changing work environment.