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Jan, 2021

Systemic leadership: 3 missions, 3 paradoxes, 3 postures and 12 skills

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Management in the 21st century is moving towards systemic leadership. This article invites us to reflect on how to move from hierarchical to systemic.   Today, managers in many organizations are taking a more systemic view of leadership. This implies knowing how to carry out three main missions: Three missions - strategic positioning (guiding and innovating) - work organization (structure and clarify) - performance management (motivate and accomplish)     To carry out these three missions, a leader must face three paradoxes. Three paradoxes First, he must take into account [...]



Jun, 2019

Business transformation and change management: the Skillspotting method validated by SIG

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The Swiss company of SIG Geneva Industrial Services (Services industriels de Genève) offers to more than 200,000 customers in the canton of Geneva services for the management of energy, water, optical fibre and waste management networks. In the era of the 4th Industrial Revolution and in view of the rapid changes in the labour market, anticipating change is vital for this first-rate public law institution. Skillspotting was therefore commissioned to support a panel of SIG employees in a reflection on their profession. The challenges of this prospective approach Take an active part [...]



Jun, 2018

The employee experience: an integrated approach in skills management

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Let’s talk about HR. The leading agency in editorial and digital marketing dedicated to HRDs and their partners, published last April the first national employee experience survey seen by more than 1000 HR playmakers. Just as strategic today as customer experience, it is a notion paradoxically well-known but seldom put into practice. The deployment of a skills management program can allow you to change this trend! A concept that is gaining popularity As summarized by Thomas Chardin, HR marketing expert and creator of Let’s talk HR, “Employee experience refers to [...]



May, 2018

The key skills of tomorrow will be behavioral

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The Fourth Industrial Revolution is shaking up almost every industry in the world. In this new era, having strong technical skills does not suffice. Behavioral skills, or soft skills, are more and more sought after. Tomorrow, it will be the human capital that will make all the difference.... Cross functional skills are praised   Companies today must focus on transversal skills, which are highly strategic in the current talent war. Laurent Hurstel, Director at Robert Walters[1], is convinced of this: “Companies are demanding in regards to the profiles of those [...]



May, 2018

Recruiting executives: the new rules of the game

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Many companies specialized in recruitment state that when it comes to the hiring of executives, the rules of the game have changed. Focus on this new situation, particularly through the analysis of Damien Créquer, co-founder and head of the Parisian recruitment consulting firm Taste. A transformation of the labor market   A stated in our previous article, «Together, let’s transform management», the rise of freelancing is one of the symptoms of the evolution of work. In fact, the freelance market is currently growing by a staggering 150%. For their part, [...]



Feb, 2018

3 Head of Finance for the Red Cross

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Founded in 1863, the International Committee of the Red Cross comes to the aid of individuals affected by armed conflicts and upholds international humanitarian law. Based in Geneva, Switzerland, it employs some 16,000 people in more than 80 countries. For the international organization, the challenge was significant: four positions to be filled at the same time and in the same division. To select the most appropriate candidates, the ICRC Recruitment Division chose to use Skillspotting to fill the two senior, highly qualified positions. Upstream: A close-knit collaboration The HR consultants [...]