We need to look for realistic ways to integrate lifelong learning into our lives. That’s why it is so important that lifelong learning will become a natural part of our daily work life and of our vita. Our tip is to break the rules and think out-of-the-box. Here are a few ideas from us:
The current, often purely virtual consulting situation is often difficult for clients and consultants. To ensure a successful cooperation you have to build up trust and a motivation "we" feeling between both partners. Read more about Katrin's experiences how she has developed an efficient und successful cooperation with her new client Kenbi.
COVID-19 has become a catalyst for digitalisation in many proficiencies. Job descriptions will completely change, employees are unable to cope with these changes at work and new requirements. The CEO of DONE!Financials Magnus Bilke and our Managing Director Janet Haupka are discussing how you process a successful digital transformation in accounting. Their advices are beneficials for any other job field.
For years, managers have known what is needed and taught others how to do it. "Command and Control" was the name of this leadership style. But through all the discussions about New Work and the COVID-19 pandemic, it has become clear that this type of leadership will no longer be successful in the future. Learn more about New Leadership in our blog post.
News! News! News! We support the initiative of Leaders for Climate Action and have become a verified member since January 2021. Leaders for Climate Action is an entrepreneurial community with 700 leaders and 500 tech and VC companies. We have already offset 4,340 kg of CO2 greenhouse gases for 2020 and will now reduce our carbon footprint by another 20 percent in 2021.
The overall experience of a candidate during the application process is becoming more and more important for the HR department, because an excellent experience of the candidate is a real competitive advantage! Why? Because it can increase your positive brand awareness, your applications and the quality of your hires, which also leads to lower costs per hire. Read about our 7 tips on how to improve the experience of your candidates.
Mental health problems have increased tremendously over the years. This means not only a great deal of personal suffering, but also social and economic losses due to reduced productivity at the workplace, increased absenteeism, greater fluctuation, shortage of skilled workers and, as a result, higher recruiting costs. HR and the top management should put mental health of their employees on the agenda - especially in times of the Corona pandemic.
Executive Search has already changed in the nineties when the internet has won importance within the recruiting industry. Now, those being selected to fill positions have just as much impact on the decision as the company itself. Our Managing Director Marie Kanellopulos provides insights how executive search is successful today:
In the coming years, our society and companies will be mainly concerned with environmental and climate protection. The tasks of our consulting services will also contribute to this, because sustainability in companies creates a good brand image, influences employer branding, employee retention and the recruitment rate.
Many DONE! clients are fast growing companies, such as Swapfiets. Founded 2014 in the Netherlands, Swapfiets is today present in more than 50 cities across 6 countries. To secure a successful growth you need a reliable partner for all Human Resources matters. These 4 HR essentials are to be observed: automation of processes, workforce planning, keeping attention to local regulations and cultural differences.
Reports from McKinsey, Deloitte or Harvard Business Review have offered endless arguments that diversity in companies leads to many benefits, such as increased sales and revenues. More recently, companies have identified diversity as a way to trigger creativity and as a driver of innovation. Read more about best practices from DONE! and about tips how to implement diversity in your company.
Due to the Corona crisis many companies are facing changes. Our Managing Directors Marie and Janet discuss why corporate change so often fails - and how things can be improved during change management processes. When companies change, the human factor is often underestimated.