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What’s your focus — productivity or engagement?

It is obviously not an “either/or” question, but it makes you think doesn’t it? You may even find the question irritatingly un-answerable. Engaged people are more productive. Productive people feel more engaged. Surely productivity and engagement are the same thing? Or are they?

Oct 20, 2020

5 Key things leaders should do to build engagement, inclusion, and productivity in their workforces in a post-COVID workplace

In a post-COVID world where we will be increasingly embracing Work From Home (WFH) and feeling less secure and connected – how can we create an environment where we connect deeply, engage with each other, increase productivity and profitability?

Sep 08, 2020

To Energize and Engage – How to keep employees happy and healthy

Now more than ever, it is harder to maintain a connected and enthusiastic workplace. That is why companies like Challengize are becoming more popular to keep workforces together during the Covid era. These types of companies bring employees together and keep them engaged, active, and motivated with proactive health initiatives.

Sep 03, 2020

The New Normal (of working) – the future of work after the Covid 19 era

We interviewed Maddy Savage, an expert in tech, the featured moderator of Back to the Office Digital Summit 2020. Get a quick snapshot of what to expect at #BTTO2020

Aug 19, 2020

Remote working policies: tips from the experts

Business leaders are realizing remote working can succeed at scale. Here's what you need to know about creating and implementing a robust remote working policy. By Matt Bochenski.

Aug 19, 2020

Inclusion in a post-COVID19 world

Dr. Poornima Luthra, Teaching Faculty at Copenhagen Business School and Founder and Chief Consultant of TalentED, shares her reflections on the consequences of the pandemic. 'COVID-19 has been called the great reset', she says, 'it has given us an opportunity to really reflect upon the trajectory the world was taking, and we stand at a crucial point in human history.'

Aug 19, 2020

Samarbete på den smarta arbetsplatsen

Idag är det självklart att alla som jobbar ihop ska kunna dela information och ha möten på ett smidigt sätt. Oavsett om man tillhör samma organisation, befinner sig på olika håll i världen eller om man loggar in från dator, platta eller mobiltelefon. Mobilitet är det mest naturliga i världen, och det blir allt vanligare att ”team” som jobbar tätt ihop består av kunder, leverantörer, partners och konsulter.

May 19, 2020

Back to the Future: Returning to a Distributed Workplace

When can we go back to work, back to the office, back to business as usual? The question is on the lips of many. While many are eager to see restrictions lifted, we must remain patient, and this time around – think and plan ahead.

May 19, 2020

Worklife (r)evolution starts with people

Worklife has been rapidly changing and evolving the past years. Our work has become more digital, mobile and flexible than ever. Instead of traditional office spaces we now often work activity based, on the go and more and more from home. Good communications skills, trust and coaching leadership have replaced the old management virtues.

May 12, 2020

Därför är HR det viktigaste att digitalisera i ditt företag

Sitter du med checklistor, Excel och dokument varje gång ni får en ny anställd? Det är inte ovanligt att en ny kollega behöver en dator, mobil och mjukvara för att sköta sitt arbete och kommunicera med sina kollegor. Nu finns det äntligen ett smart verktyg som gör det enkelt att välkomna nya anställda, hantera existerande anställdas enheter och program samt enkelt hantera när en anställd slutar.

May 12, 2020

Workplace is a journey – Not a destination!

The workplace really matters and is becoming the number 1 differentiator between successful and less successful organizations. In this article, we will explore Performing Workplaces and make it a continuous journey of success over time.

May 12, 2020

Digital Localisation – the future work & marketplace

We interviewed Patrick Couch of IBM, an expert on AI & Cognitive Technologies, and a featured speaker at Digital Workplace Summit 2020. Take a peek of what is to come at #DWSUM2020.

May 08, 2020

Tackling customer service challenges in remote times

The customer service industry is tackling one of its biggest challenges ever. The pandemic situation is throwing curveballs at support teams all over the world. So, how do you make customer service work in these remote times? We talked to Patrik Weiland, Customer Experience Manager at Telavox, to learn how to leverage the right methods and tools to maintain efficient support and strengthen your customer relationships.

May 07, 2020

Remote Leadership: Important, even when you do it in your pajamas

One thing to keep mind of during these times, is that working remotely is not something uncommon. A conducted in 2018 study stated that 70% of professionals around the world telecommute at least once a week with over 53% of the workforce working half a week or more. It may seem like an entirely new and sometimes exhausting experience spending so much time working from home, but it may be comfortable to know that it is not an uncommon occurrence.

Apr 30, 2020

More plants and ping pong won’t save you from the office A-Hole!

Over the last decade we have seen a revolution in amenity-driven work spaces, that try to cater for as many people as possible – from Dog, Cat, and Rat lovers, to Ping Pong players, Yoga chillers and Tropical-Leaf flavoured tea drinkers…oh, and let’s not forget the mushroom coffee fans.

Feb 10, 2020

“When work becomes play – the energy is endless!”

We interviewed Torbjörn Eriksson–CEO of Tenant & Partner, an advocate of workplace modernization and Advisory Board member at our WorkLife Arena event in Stockholm, in April.

Feb 06, 2020

How to apply Growth Mindset in leadership?

Having a ’Growth Mindset’ is often seen as a basic need for all Start-Up founders, and not something you find in many large corporations. Microsoft are bucking that trend.

Feb 02, 2020

10 years to go! The countdown has started towards the 15-hour work week…

Back in 1930, a well-respected British Economist named John Maynard Keynes, predicted that in 2030 the standard of living would be 4-8x higher than during his time, and due to a growth in wages, people would only need to work 15 hours per week – creating a `leisure class´.

Jan 30, 2020

Work Sustainability – What does it really mean?

Ensuring a sustainable workplace is a must, so here are the most important areas to tackle in you workplace.

Jan 24, 2020

Passion Exploitation – Are you a victim of your WorkLife dreams?

Being passionate about your work is important. We all know that. We are told to talk about our “passion for the job” in every job application and interview we do. But once you are in the workplace, is that passion being used against you – for the benefit of your boss, or company?

Jan 16, 2020

An Employee Experience doesn’t begin with Employment

Talent attraction and retention will continue to be some of the biggest work-place challenges in 2020, so selling a positive Employee Experience is essential for helping to solve these problems.

Jan 10, 2020

The Battle of the Business World – Human vs Data

Trying to make key business decisions has always been hard, even before we had the luxury of super-smart and super-fast computers that could churn out multiple data points for us to analyse, digest, analyse again - and take action on. Some would say that our access to data has in fact created more confusion, stress, and inaction - than actually provided any real analytical benefits.

Dec 05, 2019

How will AI revolutionize UX for websites?

It was missing the puzzle piece. How much more effective would your organization's website be if it knew what the user was looking for even before they visited it? How much less customer service would be needed? In today's blog post, Johan Albertsson from rek.ai talks about how AI can easily be applied to your organization's website.

Oct 10, 2019

Technology, ethics and value, as told by Jonas Dahlberg from Microsoft.

Jonas Dahlberg works with Microsoft's Azure cloud services, which make the cloud more accessible for companies, leading to easy scaleability and a high level of efficiency in various industries. AI services are connected to the cloud services and we were curious about Jonas' thoughts on AI technology, ethics and value.

Sep 15, 2019

Att införa en RPA-lösning från start till mål

Denna workshop går steg för steg igenom och ger dig tips och verktyg för hur du och din organisation bör arbeta med alltifrån att sätta upp strategier, göra business case och analyser av vilka processer som går att automatisera och skapa förtroende och engagemang hos både medarbetare och ledning för driften av RPA-lösningen, till att faktiskt genomföra implementeringen och ha en plan och organisatoriska förutsättningar för den fortsatta förvaltningen.

Sep 09, 2019

It is difficult to be employed.

Björn Barrögård from Atea discusses who takes up the digital workplace as an ecosystem and how they should balance to achieve the best possible results.

Aug 29, 2019

5 quick tips to sharpen your LinkedIn profile!

More than three million Swedes have an active profile on LinkedIn. Most have posted their resume, but they often stop there. You should ask yourself, have you made the most of your LinkedIn profile? Eva-Mia Westergren, CMO at Microsoft, gives you here are 5 quick tips to improve your profile to stand out from the crowd.

Jun 15, 2018

Digital förändringsledning

Under hösten 2018 hade Gartner sitt årliga symposium i Spanien på tema digitalisering. Huvudbudskapet på konferensen var att det finns en faktor som är viktigare än alla andra för att lyckas med digitalisering: organisationskulturen. Det glädjande budskapet är att kulturen är formbar och möjlig att påverka.

Jun 02, 2018
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