Nov 20th, 2017

Digital Transformation in Berlin

In 2015, Berlin was designated the fastest growing hub in the world for new companies, with companies like SoundCloud and Foodpanda expanding into the global market with seemingly lightning speed. As we prepare to head to the German capital for our upcoming Speexx conference on December 6, let’s take a look at some of the reasons why Berlin is an exciting place to be today.

Digital Transformation in Berlin
Nov 8th, 2017

Do Soft Skills Still Matter in the Era of Digital Transformation?

Interview with Richard Cannane - Global Training & Development Manager at Trafigura – speaker at Speexx Exchange 2017. What will be the impact of technology advancement on the workforce and how do you carry employees along with those changes? And if global processes are being shaped by technology advancement, how important will communication and interpersonal skills still be?

Do Soft Skills Still Matter in the Era of Digital Transformation?
Sep 12th, 2017

How to Spot Gender Bias When You’re Hiring

Improving gender equality is a priority for many major companies, including Accenture and General Electric. As they’ve demonstrated, attention to equality should begin even before employees enter the workplace; starting with fair hiring practices.

How to Spot Gender Bias When You’re Hiring
Sep 1st, 2017

Smart Recruiting in the Era of Digital Transformation

Large organisations need to process thousands of applicants sometimes in a very short time-frame. A filter such as a language test drastically reduces costs and ensures a higher chance that HR Managers take pride in the quality of their hires, turning the “chaos of recruiting” into a smart process.

Smart Recruiting in the Era of Digital Transformation
Aug 7th, 2017

4 Habits of Effective Leaders in HR

HR doesn’t always have the best reputation. From laughable caricatures to flippant memes, human resources departments can be the target of often undeserved workplace lampooning. However, companies with excellent HR departments are defying—and changing—this outdated reputation.

4 Habits of Effective Leaders in HR
May 10th, 2017

How High is Your HR Net Promoter Score?

More than ever, HR and business leaders are using data to measure and improve employee loyalty and reduce turnover. Deloitte referred to this in a recent report on human capital trends and suggested that it’s time to "rewrite the rules." Good data is an asset when it comes to making decisions and constructing an HR strategy for the changing times, and much of it is easier to gather than you might imagine.

How High is Your HR Net Promoter Score?
May 3rd, 2017

A Review on Performance Reviews

Few things in the corporate world generate such vociferous reactions as the performance review. Held annually, employees meet face-to-face with their judge, jury and potential executioner. Sometimes, the outcome is positive, with the employee relishing a well-earned pat on the back, hefty bonus or promise of better things to come. Other times, well, the experience is not quite so pleasant.

A Review on Performance Reviews
Dec 6th, 2016

Reality Check on eLearning in Berlin

For the 6th consecutive year, the reality check on eLearning and L&D practices Speexx Exchange took place on November 30 Berlin, at the Intercontinental Hotel. HR thought leader and Speexx Exchange keynote speaker Laura Overton - CEO of Towards Maturity inaugurated the day.

Reality Check on eLearning in Berlin
Sep 23rd, 2016

How Globalization is Challenging HR

Taking care of talent in a local environment is challenging enough. Once your team broadens its horizons, it can be tough to maintain morale. Here are some smart ways to help your team be successful as it grows.

How Globalization is Challenging HR
Aug 10th, 2016

Is There a Revolution Taking Place in HR & Talent Management?

The industry of learning has been in a constant state of development, incorporating new tools and adjusting to what technology allows it to do. The continuous adaptation makes me think that we might not be speaking about a reinvention of Talent Management in the true meaning of the word. The discussion here is rather about ...

Is There a Revolution Taking Place in HR & Talent Management?