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Sep, 2018

The variety of company profiles: a performance guarantee

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Even though policies on diversity in the workplace have been in place in companies for over 10 years,  they still struggle at applying them. Anxiety in the face of change or fear of demotion in favor of a more "skilled"colleague halts leaders and managers, whose involvement at this level is fundamental … Learning to manage with confidence Fear - this is what we are dealing with. After all, why choose to hire a new employee that is not a perfect replica of its predecessor? It would be much to risky, [...]

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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 [...]

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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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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

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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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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Sep, 2017

HR Trends 2017: the Deloitte study decrypted by Skillspotting 3/3

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To sum up our synthesis of the Deloitte study, today we want to focus on the prestigious firm’s recommendations pertaining to leadership, the functioning of digital HR and integration, as well as its vision concerning the nature of the work. Leadership Moving towards a digital organisation: the current leaders must enlist different skills than those of their predecessors to overcome today’s challenges (ever increasing rate of innovation, more thorough business transformations, digitalization of the economy). Mobilise and connect the ecosystems: to increase efficiency, the new leaders must focus on teamwork. […]

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Sep, 2017

HR Trends 2017: the Deloitte study decrypted by Skillspotting 2/3

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In our second issue focusing on the study published by Deloitte on the tendencies in the domain of human resources, let’s see what the firm recommends in terms of collaborative experience, performance management and human resources indicators. Moving towards an efficient and global collaborative experience Adopt a networked team structure: companies need to adopt a new approach that brings together players and collaborators and allows them to build together. Move towards dynamic management: from the directors to the teams, all levels must work together and revise their way of functioning […]

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Jun, 2017

La Malédiction du Talent 3/3

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Vous avez identifié les signes ? En suivant les conseils de Jennifer et Gianpiero Petriglieri, professeurs en comportement organisationnel au sein de l’INSEAD¹, et en faisant confiance aux experts de Skillspotting, vous pouvez briser la malédiction. Trois étapes pour briser la malédiction 1. Ne pas se laisser posséder par son talent Réduire ses propres attentes et celles des autres n’est pas la solution : on devient un suiveur. Mais les nier ne l’est pas non plus : on n’est plus perçu alors que comme un esprit rebelle. Tout est une question d’équilibre. […]

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Jun, 2017

La Malédiction du Talent 2/3

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Selon Jennifer et Gianpiero Petriglieri, professeurs en comportement organisationnel au sein de l’Institut européen d’administration des affaires (INSEAD¹) ayant travaillé pendant plus de vingt ans avec de futurs leaders, « on ne peut briller longtemps sous les projecteurs de l’opportunité ou la loupe des attentes sans brûler, à part en mettant en place certaines protection ». Trois signes vous indiqueront quand vos collaborateurs commencent à passer en mode défensif et à percevoir les choses de façon négative. Les trois signes qui doivent vous alerter 1. Ne plus simplement utiliser son talent mais […]

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