HR Management Blog

The blog is a place for short posts on current topics that are driving the world of human resource management. Sometimes it’s insights from practice, sometimes it’s provoked by politicians with some great idea to improve our lives. And sometimes it’s things that are completely off-topic, but I feel like I need to write something about them to get my own thoughts straight.

Some posts are deliberately a bit over the top to spark increased interest in straining the grey matter cortex. There is no need to read the blog at all, it can be boldly skipped.

February 8, 2022

6 Critical Questions to Ask A High Performing Employee (infographics)

Employee Retention is a critically important role for Human Resources today. The market is struggling for talent and a company cannot afford to lose its high performing employees. However, it must nurture them and provide them with the right conditions to minimize the risk of them leaving. It must clearly demonstrate how it values its key people. And it must ask them six important questions from time to time to keep the risk of leaving under control. Or at least get some clear early warning.

February 6, 2022

Growth Mindset

Success is often about a positive attitude and mindset. We limit ourselves in our growth because we think we are not up to such challenging goals. We artificially lower our chances because we don’t think positively and lack a growth mindset. But we can boost our growth mindset ourselves if we think about problems and challenges a little differently. Instead of thinking negatively, we find something positive about every situation to encourage our competitiveness.

February 6, 2022

Talent Management Killers

If you could build an entire talent management system your way, what would it look like? And would it even be a program just for selected talents?

January 28, 2022

5 Signals that the Interview is on Track

The worst thing about a job interview is that you have no idea if you’ve succeeded immediately after it’s over. But there are a few signals that tell you that you did well. And even if it doesn’t mean you have a job in your pocket, it does give you a boost. Try to pay attention to those signals.

January 28, 2022

How to Avoid the Overqualified Box

There could be a variety of reasons why you’re applying for a lower-level position: the need to try a different field, to cope with a new life situation, to take a break. But in that case, there’s a risk of appearing overqualified to recruiters. We’ll advise you on what to do to make sure this doesn’t happen and that you come across as a suitable candidate.