Look for values
“Try to understand what people have #accomplished, find the values, in their career and education rather than spending the whole #jobinterview just talking about yourself and how great your #company is!”
“The largest-ever study of #age #discrimination has found that employers regularly overlook middle-aged and #older workers based only on their resumés.”
“You can find a cheaper, inexperienced #candidate, who has had an easy life, or you can find a more costly, highly experienced candidate, with a difficult life behind, what to choose?
I always go after the candidate who has seen the most, who have solid experience, and yes; they cost often a bit more,… Read more “The choice”
“I’ve met lots of unhappy #millionaires and even some unhappy #billionaires. A lot of them probably started out as directionless #kids.”
“In the next 16 years, according to UNESCO, more people #worldwide will be graduating through #education than since the beginning of history. More #people. And it’s the combination of all the things we’ve talked about: #technology and its transformational effect on work, and #demography and the huge explosion in population.”
Jonas Salk, who said:
“If all the insects were to disappear from the Earth, within 50 years, all life on Earth would end. If all human beings disappeared from the Earth, within 50 years, all forms of life would flourish.”
Remember that old chestnut?
“I saw a great T-shirt recently, which said, “If a man speaks his mind in a forest, and no woman hears him, is he still wrong?” #humor #humans #fun #joke
Did you know people can recall 65 % of the visual content they see almost three days later?
White will turn black, and black all turn white
“The day we will see the three areas in priming; perceptual, semantic and conceptual, be connected to big data and Psychographic segmentation, the five keys; traits, beliefs, values, attitudes, interests, profile variables and lifestyles, our every day will be so very different. And when some then soon will add artificial intelligence (AI) into the processing;… Read more “White will turn black, and black all turn white”
“To attract top talent, compensation and benefits offerings should not only meet industry standards but also be in line with what professionals on the market are looking for”
We hear so much about the digital-wifi-nomad-life, but there is also a flip side of the coin, many are not making enough money, analyses show they more live on loans and are lonely and scared.
So many opportunities
In a survey by consultancy Hay Group, just 40% of employees commended their companies for retaining high-quality workers. Just 41% agreed that performance evaluations were fair. Only 58% rated their job training as favourable.
July 2019 ‘marginally’ warmest month on record!
“Employees want shorter workweeks. Employers want happier, healthier, more productive employees. Is the four-day work week a win-win?”
“2019: As remote working increases, more programmes are putting hefty price tags on luxury, wi-fi-fuelled trips – and gentrifying newly popular tourist spots.”
“If you’re secretly or not-so-secretly worried about your smartphone addiction, fear not. An entire industry has emerged to find ways of helping you disconnect.”
“Wearable tech that monitors physical performance is booming. Whether there is a place for it in recruitment and performance analysis is debatable. Where does the line go?”
Direct replacement costs
“can reach as high as 50%-60% of an employee’s annual salary, and total costs associated with turnover ranging from 90% to 200% of annual salary.”
“We’re starting to trust AI systems to write our emails for us. Is this time-saving tool changing how we communicate?”
“For better or worse, the internet is an attention-sapping platform. Perhaps an app that blocks, well, almost everything can help you focus.”
“In an ever-changing work environment, ‘AQ’, rather than IQ, might become an increasingly significant marker of success.”
“Short or small-minded people often DO NOT like to be picked up.
“59% of applicants abandon their online #application due to bugs or issues with the #careers site, 23% don’t have time giving all the information asked for, in total 82% find alternative #jobs to apply” #HR #SHRM
“95% of respondents believe that “the way” a potential employer treats them as a candidate is a reflection of how they would treat them as an employee.”
“Although strategic human capital is reflected in the “human” assets in the organization, it is created and managed through the organizational system reflected in the #HR architecture. #HRM #SHRM #Strategy #human #humancapital #assets
Mouse: Cookie, milk, straw
“If you give a mouse a cookie, he’s going to ask for a glass of milk. When you give him the milk, he’ll probably ask you for a straw.”
The world’s lowest-income inequality
Denmark is among the countries with the world’s lowest-income inequality, according to the OECD, which looks at income inequality as measured by the GINI coefficient across all 35 member states. It also has the lowest poverty rate among the OECD countries, where poverty is measured as the percentage of people who receive less than half the… Read more “The world’s lowest-income inequality”
“Sometimes you have to close some doors – to make the world bigger!”
“Look after and take care of your employees, and they will look after your business and take care. It is very simple!”
Indeed we can
“Never doubt that a small group of thoughtful, committed citizens can change the world. Indeed, it is the only thing that ever has.”
A study on the global talent shortage in 2018 found that talent shortages have reached a 12-year high. Almost half (45 per cent) employers are struggling to find candidates for their job openings. In Singapore, for example, more than half of employers face a serious talent crunch issue in the past 10 years.
“Set up an advisory board of experienced business leaders early on when you shape your company!”
Prediction for the next few years
“With employees taking on increasing responsibility for their benefits, we’ll see not only the administration of benefit programs but the entire benefits department become outsourced.”
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“Instagram has 1 billion users and ½ of them are active every single day! The engagement level on #Instagram surpasses all the other social #media #networks today”
Prediction for the next few years
“Entry-level HR jobs, as they currently exist, will all but disappear as transactional tasks are consigned to outsourced services.”
You wouldn’t ask of yourself
“Be tactful when the discussions are hard and try to lead by example. Don’t ask anything of others that you wouldn’t ask of yourself.”
Throughout the next five years
.. we’ll begin to consider knowledge as our most valuable good. More and more companies will generate and trade knowledge rather than material possessions. We won’t be competing on price and quality.
“Material things are poor but mental ideas are intellectual!”
“Rising economic instability, a rapidly widening gap between the rich and the poor and a potential financial meltdown around the corner, things are taking a turn for the worse.”
According to a survey conducted by NPR, about 62 per cent of millennials like the idea of entrepreneurship and already considered launching their own business.
Twelve hours ahead
“China is twelve hours ahead, she tells me. It is always in the future.”
A glory to be found
“In the dust of defeat as well as the laurels of victory there is a glory to be found if one has done his best.”
People are people
Interesting focus on pleo.dk website: “We believe that treating Humans as Resources is strange. To us, people are people”.
Culture is important
“75.1 percent of candidates say that employer brand and culture is important when applying for a job.”
“66 percent of CIOs believe there is a talent crisis in the world … yet there is surprisingly little talent innovation.”
Stress at work
85% of workers who have experienced stress at work rate the efforts of their workplace to reduce stress as fair to poor.
Inappropriate language or behaviour
73% of employees claim that their managers do not challenge the use of inappropriate language or behaviour in the workplace.
One’s own bias
The biggest hurdle to creating a diverse workforce is in identifying one’s own bias, acknowledging it exists, and taking the appropriate steps to reduce or, better yet, remove it from the hiring process.
When employees are engaged, everyone wins
57% of HR employees strongly agree that employee engagement initiatives will help their company retain productive staff. The majority of employees surveyed overall believe that employee engagement is important for thriving company culture. When employees are engaged, everyone wins.
The global human resource management (HRM) sector is projected to reach $30 billion by 2025. In other words, the business of creating innovative HR solutions is booming.
Gen Y & X
By 2025, 75% of the workforce will consist of Generation Y (born 1980-2000). And the Z’s (born 2000-2010) are right on their heels.
Denmark has had parliamentary elections
Let’s see if we get a new government, it will probably be decided quickly.
If in need
Talk to the people around you, talk to a stranger, talk to anyone. There is always hope!
Are you one of those
who can go above themselves to see things objectively and manage those things to shape change?
Not the entire story
Work harder than anyone else, and you’ll succeed. This was the mantra I grew up with. But I’ve found that’s not the entire story to building a successful career.
Keep your face always toward the sunshine – and shadows will fall behind you.
Happy Birthday to all who have a birthday today May 21.
I want to change my name on Facebook to “Nobody,” so when I see someone posting something stupid I can Like their post and it will say “Nobody likes this.”
Q: What is the best thing to do when you have a hole in a boat and water leaking inside? A: Make another hole to drain the water, or you know, the boat needs to move, or-or.
The elevator back again
If you’re lucky enough to do well, it’s your responsibility to send the elevator back again.
Everything you have
You don’t know everything you have; before everything is gone!
A different you
Every next level of your life will demand a different you, so your own ability to change and modify is a key aspect!
Twitter saw an 18% increase
Twitter saw an 18% increase in ad revenue year-over-year, generating $679 million during the first quart of 2019 according to its earnings report released on Tuesday. Total revenue was also up 18% year-over-year at $787 million. (May 13, 2019).
Ideas about AI 2019
Organisational leaders and human resources executives have faith that merging artificial intelligence (AI) into HR functions like onboarding and administration of benefits can and will improve the overall employee experience. According to IBM’s 2017 survey of 6,000 executives, “Extending expertise: How cognitive computing is transforming HR and the employee experience,” 66 % of CEOs believe… Read more “Ideas about AI 2019”
Life happens! Maybe a candidate didn’t look the neatest or wasn’t the most confident, but that does not mean that they are not qualified for the job. Please, all who do recruitment try to make the selection based on the full amount of talent not on some assumptions!
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