Self-efficacy – the royal road to success?

Which characteristics and skills in your employees ensure an above-average contribution to the company? The trend topic of self-efficacy has received special attention in recent years. But is self-efficacy really the royal road to success?

What is the value of the sense?

Corporate Purpose – a key HR trend that not only reflects a company’s “soft facts” but also delivers economic added value, as Kienbaum and Human Unlimited can demonstrate in their latest study. Changing value frameworks lead to an increasing understanding of organizations as part of society, which in turn leads to the greater importance of developing a corporate purpose (CP). What is meant here is the raison d’être of an organization – beyond profit-making. Companies “should create environmental and social value.”

How much can a person change?

How much can a person change? What are the requirements for this?

People have a need for lifelong learning. The prerequisite for this is that they see an opportunity for further development that corresponds to their individual motives. We provide insight into the research and also 6 practical tips on how to encourage and support your employees to change.

Study of the month: May

Hays, in cooperation with IBE, surveyed approximately 1000 corporate decision-makers from various companies in Germany, Austria and Switzerland in an empirical study for this year’s HR Report. The HR Report, published in January 2020, focuses on lifelong learning and also looks at current HR trends.

Conclusion: Lifelong learning has a high priority in the company.

How authentic can I be in the professional setting?

In a professional context, authenticity is a success factor: new employees should contribute to the team with their entire personality, and employees want their managers to behave in a credible manner.

We also talk a lot about this phenomenon in our Strametz seminars and trainings. Young recruits in particular are always asking us…

Study of the month: March

A team from Harvard Business School and the BCG Henderson Institute surveyed more than 11,000 employees and 6,500 top managers on employees’ willingness to change.

Conclusion: Employees were much more interested in acquiring new skills than employers thought they would be. The study shows that employees are adaptable and optimistic about the future.

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Learning today

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Volatility, Uncertainty, Complexity and Ambiguity (VUCA) are the buzzwords that characterize our time today. The rapid development of complex technologies and markets has created an environment that is bringing about profound changes in a wide range of areas. Companies and people have to adapt and permanently learn anew. Questioning the old, evaluating the existing and creating the new.

Self-awareness instead of teaching concepts

Nowadays, the focus on one’s own person can no longer be achieved only through classic methods such as lectures, courses or books, but must take place in an experience-led manner.