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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 [...]

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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, [...]

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Mar, 2018

Together, Let’s Change Management

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As outlined by Denis Pennel in his recent book “Work, the Thirst for Freedom: How Startuppers, Slashers, Co-workers Reinvent Work”, the rise in power of freelancing is one of the symptoms of the current evolution of work. The third and fourth industrial revolutions impact managers, who must put into place an in-depth transformation to mobilise the collective intelligence within their organization. Rethinking the work Per Denis Pennel, who denounces the tricks of a “padlocked wage earner”, the mindset needs to evolve so that employees from various backgrounds with different statuses [...]

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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 [...]

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Feb, 2018

Midlevel Managers: Give them back the power!

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  As the cornerstone of corporate business, midlevel managers directly affect customer satisfaction and the company’s performance. However, based on a study conducted by Boston Consulting Group in partnership with the human resources group of the Science Po Alumni and shown to a hundred HR managers, these midlevel managers remain nevertheless generally unrecognized. A prominent place in the organization of companies Midlevel managers supervise 50 to 80% of employees in a company and are in direct contact with clients. They represent a crucial link, in charge of ensuring the cohesion […]

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Jan, 2018

2018 : 1 année pour réinventer le recrutement

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Trier des CV et des lettres de motivation vous fait perdre un temps précieux ? Vous peinez à recruter les talents dont votre entreprise a réellement besoin ? En ce mois de janvier, Skillspotting lance le programme “1 année pour réinventer le recrutement”. Comme nous l’explique Céline Benoit-Jeannin, Client Relationship Manager chez Skillspotting, vous avez tout à gagner à passer au recrutement 2.0… Pourquoi les DRH doivent-ils réinventer le recrutement ? C.B.-J. : « Forte de mes années d’expérience en tant que recruteuse, je connais bien la problématique du CV et de la lettre de […]

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Dec, 2017

Skillspot, une technologie écologique au service de l’emploi

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Créée avant tout pour permettre aux demandeurs d’emplois de faire valoir leurs compétences sur le marché indépendamment de leur capacité à construire un CV ou à rédiger de belles lettres de motivation, Skillspotting apporte également aux entreprises la possibilité d’identifier les compétences en présence sur le marché environnant et ainsi de voir s’il est nécessaire ou non de faire appel à des talents plus lointains. Aider les entreprises à privilégier l’embauche en local et faire en sorte qu’un maximum de candidats puissent trouver du travail près de chez eux est [...]

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Dec, 2017

Accommodating the expectations of employers and the wishes of employees: tomorrow’s real challenge

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ADP Research Institute®[1] conducted an online survey of more than 5000 employees and 3000 employers from companies with at least 50 employees, from 13 different countries. The result: a disconnect between the perception of employees and that of their managers in regards to recruitment, talent retention and management and company performance. More than ever, HR departments have their role to play in the evolution of the workplace 2.0… Employers struggle to find profiles matching the needs of their organisations. However, the result of the survey showed that in most companies, there’s […]

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Oct, 2017

Managers: what are the key skills to success?

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In companies, managers are the backbone that connect employees to management, strategy to implementation and individual interests to collective interests. They contribute to making work meaningful by motivating each employee and supporting their development, by organizing the work, following up and mobilizing the global intelligence to achieve expected results. What are therefore the key skills that are required when you are in this position? Listening and communication dominate the HR Congress in the French-speaking regions. This congress, named “Meaningful work, the challenge of the 21st century”, welcomed 550 people in […]

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