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How to Deal with a Mean Colleague

By |2020-08-04T12:34:18+00:00August 4th, 2020|Categories: Uncategorized|

When a colleague is mean to you, it can be hard to know how to respond. Some people are tempted to let aggressive behavior slide in the hopes that the person will stop. Others find themselves fighting back. When you’re being treated poorly by a coworker how can you change the dynamic? And if the behavior [...]

THE IMPORTANCE OF HAVING THE RIGHT TALENT IN TIMES OF CRISIS

By |2020-07-26T09:59:31+00:00July 26th, 2020|Categories: Covid19|

In Mexico, we have been experiencing for many years now moments of volatility, uncertainty, complexity and ambiguity (VUCA); such living conditions have been boosted by the COVID-19 pandemic. This environment has definitely affected our daily lives, our ways of thinking, feeling and acting and has changed our emotional states, interests, needs and values. In many cases, [...]

More flexible organisations

By |2020-06-28T10:44:29+00:00June 28th, 2020|Categories: FLEXIBLE ORGANISATIONS|

Flexible work opportunities have a wide range of benefits (especially in this VUCA environment), for all members of an organisation, regardless of rank.  Some of the characteristics of flexible organisations are:  Improvements in adapting the hiring model, adjusting it to the company’s reality at that moment, reducing risk.  Cost reduction. An employee that works from home [...]

Digital transformation is not an option, it’s the only option

By |2020-06-28T09:28:59+00:00June 28th, 2020|Categories: DIGITAL MINDSET, DIGITAL TRANSFORMATION|

In recent years, the digital world has been transforming not only the way we live, work, lead and communicate, but also how we run our businesses. This digital transformation is not an option, it’s the only option.  Agile Management at the organisation  This methodology is based on a leadership style that brings together teams so that they work [...]

How to build a Great Employee Experience

By |2020-06-28T09:18:27+00:00June 28th, 2020|Categories: EMPLOYEE EXPERIENCE|

Creating positive experiences through Employee Experience allows building a more productive organisational culture, with a more pleasant work environment and happier work teams.    With this in mind, the number one private firm of professional services worldwide, Deloitte, shared the following advice to improve these strategies in their article “From Employee Experience to Human Experience” (United States, 2019):   [...]

When the only option is virtual recruitment

By |2020-06-16T13:33:58+00:00June 16th, 2020|Categories: Uncategorized|

The new processes of online talent attraction are a consequence of the digital disruption we’re currently experiencing. With Virtual Recruitment different platforms are used to contact potential candidates who could fill a vacant position in the organisation.  We’re more than just our CV  When the Human Resources department decides to set in motion a Virtual Recruitment process, your digital footprint will be taken [...]

What we learned organising #HRDay The New Normal

By |2020-06-11T09:25:34+00:00June 11th, 2020|Categories: Uncategorized|

We recently had an extraordinary experience: we hosted a digital event for over ten thousand people, with over 30 speakers and participants as diverse as the places they connected from; this challenge to celebrate International Human Resources Day was prepared for English, Spanish, Italian and Portuguese speakers.  Today we want to share, with a badge (of pride) on our chests, [...]

HRDay The New Normal: talent management celebration

By |2020-06-11T09:12:55+00:00June 11th, 2020|Categories: Uncategorized|

More than 35 international speakers met online to celebrate Human Resources day. May 20 was International Human Resources Day, created to celebrate professionals that every day give their best to encourage development, training, healthy work environments and friendly cultures, aiming at a good employee experience so that people can discover and achieve their purpose in a work environment.  PDA International decided to make the difference this [...]

Organisations aligned with the digital future

By |2020-05-31T15:16:26+00:00May 31st, 2020|Categories: ORGANISATIONAL CULTURE|

When driving the digital transformation in organisations, the first step is to understand the skills the company has to start getting involved in the path towards transformation and, then, begin to plan and carry out actions.  In the annual study Aligning the organisation for its digital future, conducted by the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) Business School and Deloitte, it is shown that even though over 90% of leaders in companies [...]

More digitalisation, more collaborative work

By |2020-05-31T15:13:45+00:00May 31st, 2020|Categories: COLLABORATIVE WORKING|

Nowadays, the use of information and communications technologies (ICT) for collaborative work, the access to the Internet and the large accessibility to social media have caused a great disruption, offering unlimited access to information through a single click.  In this sense, this reality is also part of organisations and boosts a collaborative working methodology focused on acquiring knowledge beyond individualities, taking into [...]