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
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
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 However, companies with excellent HR departments are defying—and changing—this outdated reputation.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?
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 22nd, 2016

3 HR Trends in Successful Multinational Teams

As workforces become increasingly globalized, cross-border communication has become a critical challenge for HR teams to address. According to a survey conducted by the Economist Intelligence Unit (EIU), people management is among the top current challenges for senior and C-level executives, second only to slow growth in key markets.

3 HR Trends in Successful Multinational Teams
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?
Apr 22nd, 2016

Don’t Stress Out

For several years, stress has been the number one cause of long-term sick leave in Britain, outdistancing other usual suspects like repetitive strain injuries or illnesses like cancer. It sounds bad – but the real danger is not taking any steps to change that.

Don’t Stress Out
Nov 23rd, 2015

‘Let’s COOK’ Recap – a Taste of Spherification in Madrid

At Speexx, we know a thing or two about online language training and business communication for organizations. But recently, we’ve also been turning into specialists for combining cooking delicious food and exchanging conversations, thanks to our Let’s COOK Together event, which happened in Madrid last week.

‘Let’s COOK’ Recap – a Taste of Spherification in Madrid