The Big Match: Anonymous vs. Personal Feedback

Employee engagement and retention is one of the biggest challenges companies across the globe face. Do free food, unlimited vacation, and gym memberships really work, though?   Here’s a visual aid for you: The graph from Glassdoor is a bell curve and it shows that the average employee engagement for 20’000+ companies is 3.1/5. Clearly, […]

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The more humanity you show, the better you are as a leader

If your employees could choose between a pay raise or you becoming a better leader, what would they pick? There are good chances you think your employees would just hum Barrett Strong’s song ‘Money’, “Your leadership gives me such a thrill, but your leadership don’t pay my bliss, I need money!”. Well, surprise, surprise: a […]

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Do you want to engage millennial employees? Just talk feedback to us

Have you have heard your daughter say she’s been ‘tagged’ in an Instagram picture? What about your son telling you his hair’s ‘on fleek’ today? And you had no idea what they were talking about… I mean, can’t they just say they took a picture with some friends or that their hair looks good that […]

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Someone who gives you tough feedback is a keeper

To become more effective and fulfilled at work, we need to understand our impact on others and the extent to which we are actually achieving our goals in our working relationships. The most efficient way to do so is with interpersonal direct feedback, which means being clear, straightforward, and specific in your communication. Feedback is […]

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Can soft skills help you get a job?

By Matilde Rebori and Morten Melby ‘Soft’ values will be a major focus of the labor market by 2020. This was the conclusion of the World Economic Forumsmeeting held in Switzerland in 2016. Within the disruption created by the Fourth Industrial Revolution, it is important to remember that it is humans that drive the technology, […]

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