Interview with #HRU’s Aki Kakko: Innovation and Building a Global HR Community
Feb27

Interview with #HRU’s Aki Kakko: Innovation and Building a Global HR Community

Last week we published an exclusive HRchat podcast interview with #HRU Founder Aki Kakko. Now read the edited transcription.. Bill Banham: Tell me a bit about your early career up to founding HRU. Aki Kakko: I have been always entrepreneur so actually I have never really been employed by others. I don’t know the exact reason for it but, from the young age, I have always found it quite interesting and as well as a better platform...

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The How and Why of a Meaningful Workplace [Infographic]
Feb22

The How and Why of a Meaningful Workplace [Infographic]

Corporate Volunteering Corporate CSR programs provide both employees and the employers with a plethora of advantages and benefits. Employees are inspired and happier, while employers see these results increasing the bottom line. Check out the infographic below! To learn more visit Good Deeds Day on Facebook. About Good Deeds Day The team at Good Deeds Day have released this new infographic to help explain the importance of CSR...

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HRchat: Aki Kakko on Innovation, HR Events and Building a Global Business Community [podcast]
Feb21

HRchat: Aki Kakko on Innovation, HR Events and Building a Global Business Community [podcast]

In this episode of the HRchat show, host Bill Banham talks with Aki Kakko, a serial entrepreneur emerged in the world of HR and Big Data. Aki´s mission is to disrupt recruitment and HR and provide the solutions that would help society better understand job-seeking behaviors of the global workforce. Aki is a partner in the awesome global HRU series of unconferences and #HRTechTank events. He is a co-founder at Joberate and Candarine....

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The Employee Engagement Awards Announces Engagement 101
Jan19

The Employee Engagement Awards Announces Engagement 101

The Employee Engagement Awards today announces its inaugaural #Engagement101 list. The top influencers & experts in the world of Employee Engagement. The list recognises people from all walks of business: the boardroom, HR, Internal Communications, Finance, Technology and Entrepreneurs. Each one has made a significant contribution to the development of Employee Engagement. Some inspire action, some educate, some recognise, some...

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The Importance of Taking Care of Your Employees
Jan16

The Importance of Taking Care of Your Employees

You often hear leaders say, “take care of your employees, and they will take care of your customers.” This is often the case. Happy customers keep your company going, and often refer and recommend new business to you. So it makes sense why organizations put such heavy emphasis on keeping customers excited about the brand. But how do you keep your customers happy? The answer of course, is by treating your employees right. Your...

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Talent Management Trends to Look Out For
Jan04

Talent Management Trends to Look Out For

Many ask: is talent management necessary? Is it still important? The answer is yes. An effective talent management offers a variety of benefits. For one thing, attracting, developing and retaining employees is crucial for organizational success. Although there is no right way to practice talent management, poor decisions could be detrimental to the company. Placing an effective talent management process isn’t easy, but a good place to...

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Bringing Value to the Organization
Jan02

Bringing Value to the Organization

With an increasing demand for jobs and limited resources, being good at your job isn’t good enough. It takes more than following the job description and finishing tasks. In fact, it’s much more complicated than this if you want to move up the ladder. In order to succeed in your career, you must add value to the company.  Continuous learning and outperforming yourself quarter after quarter is a good place to start. Here are some tips...

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How Leaders Get Their Employees to Engage at Work
Dec29

How Leaders Get Their Employees to Engage at Work

According to research, an article published in the New York Daily News states that nearly 70% of American employees are miserable and unhappy at work and unfortunately, the majority of Americans dislike or feel disengaged on the job. The disconnection between the organization and the employees is a wake-up call for leaders. Leaders are having a difficult time trying to find ways to increase engagement with today’s employees, a...

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