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 However, companies with excellent HR departments are defying—and changing—this outdated reputation. They are making their departments known as the company’s most trusted advocates and dynamic culture shapers. Here are the habits these successful leaders have in common.

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
Nov 4th, 2016

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 November 30, let’s take a look at some of the reasons why Berlin is an exciting place to be today.

Digital Transformation 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?
Jul 21st, 2016

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
Jul 18th, 2016

The Modern Learner: Are You Ready for The Disruption?

The disruptive technology driving the Fourth Industrial Revolution is also transforming the way we live and work. Just like all industries, HR and L&D have also gone through an intense digital transformation meant to make processes more efficient and accessible. While the implementation of new tools and technologies has allowed for lear

The Modern Learner: Are You Ready for The Disruption?
Jun 12th, 2016

Modernising Learning: How To Stay Ahead Of The Game

Our VUCA (volatile, uncertain, complex, ambiguous) world requires organisations to be agile and responsive to the fast changing, and uncertain, business world they operate in. For L&D leaders, this means creating a learning team fit for the future, which can respond to change fast.

Modernising Learning: How To Stay Ahead Of The Game