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Professional Reinvention Doesn’t Mean Starting From Scratch, Does It?

By |2020-11-08T08:38:16+00:00November 8th, 2020|Categories: PROFESSIONAL REINVENTION, RESKILLING|

When I was studying Communication at university, there were fellow students who had initially started a different course of study, but then realised they were not happy or that it didn’t fit their purpose. Back then, changing one’s course of studies was seen as a failure.  I experienced this myself when, after graduating in Audiovisual Production, I decided I wanted [...]

Data Science in talent management

By |2020-11-08T08:33:24+00:00November 8th, 2020|Categories: Data Science|

Data driven companies operate and make decisions based on such data.  Data Science in HR has allowed the creation of analytical organisational models that offer a situational mapping, that is, a picture of each team, department and employee performance.  If we refer to recruiting, data helps us develop models that estimate the candidate’s performance and success rate, as [...]

Learning a skill that empowers employer branding

By |2020-11-08T08:29:49+00:00November 8th, 2020|Categories: APRENDIZAJE COLABORATIVO, RESKILLING|

Driving employee learning, development and reskilling is an important pillar of human capital management strategies, since it allows transforming knowledge and thus increases the productivity of work teams.  Considering that results are made of objectives and the path taken to reach them, a good idea is to provide employees with the tools they need to perform better and [...]

The Challenge of Organisational Agility

By |2020-10-04T09:07:35+00:00October 4th, 2020|Categories: AGILISM|

It is important to know that agility is not limited to technological actions, as commonly believed; it must be accompanied by major behavioural changes as well as skills tied to accepting change for ensuring the sustainability of these actions. In addition, we must mention the pandemic that has accelerated many transformation processes.  Agile Management   In other publications, we discussed Agile Management as a project management methodology that [...]

Reskilling and Upskilling Make More Sense Now

By |2020-10-04T09:04:39+00:00October 4th, 2020|Categories: RESKILLING|

This year, according to LinkedIn’s latest study, 51% of companies around the world plan to implement upskilling programmes in their organisations, and 47% of them plan to implement reskilling programmes.  Although these words are not new, they have gained ground during 2020. Now, how can we differentiate them?  Reskilling  Upskilling  Is the constant learning of new skills, and it has become essential for [...]

What TED talks tell us about the current work

By |2020-10-04T09:02:17+00:00October 4th, 2020|Categories: MOBILE RECRUITMENT|

We are living a historical moment where every day we learn about the best practices that allow us to adjust to the environment and where flexibility has become our main tool.  We want to share these TED talks with you, so that you can take note of what the experts have to share with you.   Coronavirus Is Our future | Alanna Shaikh  Global [...]

Positive work environment in digital environments

By |2020-10-04T08:58:34+00:00October 4th, 2020|Categories: EMPLOYER BRANDING, WORK ENVIRONMENT|

A positive work environment brings diverse benefits to organisations, such as: an increase inemployee commitment, well-being and satisfaction; solid work teams and goal achievement in the best way possible, thus having an impact on productivity. Currently, when digitization takes centre stage, some aspects must be present in employee-organisation relationships.  Valuing the team: valuing employee opinions is key to maintaining a good work environment. People are an organisation’s most valuable asset. Managing [...]

The challenge of Reskilling

By |2020-10-04T08:53:34+00:00October 4th, 2020|Categories: RESKILLING|

The world we live in today has accelerated a digital transformation driven by the COVID-19 pandemic, turning into a volatile, uncertain, complex and ambiguous (VUCA) environment.  In order to undergo this digital transformation, we have to learn new skills; not only technological, but also the so-called “soft skills”, which are intra personal and interpersonal skills that allow us to perform different roles.  [...]

The Future of Work: 6 Trends That Will Change the World of Work After Covid-19

By |2020-08-23T07:26:24+00:00August 23rd, 2020|Categories: COLLABORATIVE WORKING|

In the context of this pandemic, it is undeniable that the world of work will not be the same, and everything indicates that some changes are here to stay.  This interesting work by Randstad presents: Social distancing protocols and guidelines, remote work, less mobility regarding traveling, meetings and events, impact on reputation and employer brand, and greater incidence of freelance [...]

5 Key Competencies of Effective Managers

By |2020-08-23T07:24:53+00:00August 23rd, 2020|Categories: COLLABORATIVE WORKING|

An effective management must have somebody that has certain essential competencies and abilities. The management reflects the type of leader behind it.  Now, what makes a manager effective? How can we determine that their management is effective? The short answer could be: because they maximise the use of available resources, minimise loss and makes the organisation profitable.  However, these [...]