Everyone is talking about skills taxonomy as THE next big thing. Why? The Corona crisis has let many companies experience firsthand what is meant by a “rapidly changing environment” and “new framework conditions” to which organizations must be able to respond. Sure, the pandemic is an extreme situation, but in terms of work structures, it has only compressed and accelerated the change that has been in the works for many years. Digitization is not a byproduct of the pandemic, but a profound technological and cultural development of global proportions that is fundamentally changing the way we live and work. Companies that fail to recognize this and neglect to update their work structures and business models will fall by the wayside sooner or later. Most likely sooner. For this update, they need one thing above all: people and all their diverse skills.Read more
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Listening? – Easy as pie, most people will say. After all, don’t you just have to shut up and let others do the talking? But this is not the kind of listening that counts. Let’s be honest: Do you know how your colleagues are doing right now? I mean: How they are really doing? What they are dealing with? What moves them? What challenges they are facing? What’s going well and where they could use support?
In part 2 of our mini series “Rock & Role” we are about to share a Tandemploy Best Practice with you. Our colleague Christoph is taking on a new role in the product team these days. In the following interview he tells us how he manages this role next to his role as Digital Marketing Manager, how it changes his daily work routine, and how he deals with role conflicts.
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Heike Gäbler is the founder of the Female Co-Founders initiative, which strives to promote more diversity in founding teams, especially in the German start-up ecosystem. The focus is on networking opportunities for women and men who are looking for a female co-founder. In regard to our focus topic this week – “Emotional Agility” – we asked Heike about her perspective: What is her opinion on the widespread assumption that women are better able to show and use their emotions in a work context? Read more
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Tandemploy means “think big” – and this also applies to our definition of skills:
”Skill is the infinite potential of people in an organization. It is everything people bring with them and want to contribute.”
(The sky’s the limit and so on.)
When is a skill a skill
If you want to work with skills, the definition should be a bit more specific. Because not only the HR department has clear criteria and classifications, our skill matching software also follows a system that identifies and classifies skills. And: If we want to discuss skills that companies urgently need now and in the future, we need to be clear about what we are talking about. Read more
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In the past few weeks, we have repeatedly been attested war-like circumstances in view of Covid-19. For HR managers nothing new so far. They have been at war for years, the “War for Talents”. This bellicose phrase has become part of the standard vocabulary in the HR field.
There are three main reasons for the tough HR challenges in the talent market:
the global competition,
the demographic shift,
the change in values, especially among young people.
Covid-19 and its aftermath now give the combating parties – companies all over the world – an involuntary cease-fire. The uncertain situation has led to hiring freezes and consequently to free time, which HR staff could and should use to reevaluate whether, over the past years, they have been fighting for the best people with the right “weapons”.Read more
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Simply put, a matching process brings together what belongs together. To each their own or a lid to every pot – or rather, learning needs and know-how or project and skills. And here we are, right in the middle of Skill Matching and the question of what the whole thing has to do with the changing world of work. Read more
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