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Five types of company culture you should definitely know about

In all articles by Christoph Drebes

A company’s success stands and falls with its corporate culture – at least in the long term. This is the view of many labor market and New Work experts. The pandemic has caused a rethink in the minds of employees and culture is more important than ever before. But what factors matter and what are the different types of corporate culture? Can a “culture check” already be the deciding factor when hiring new employees?

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Guide: 5 easy steps for a successful Change Management Process

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Change management is one of the most important HR trends in 2022. In the last few years, employees have had to bear the brunt of many changes. However, it is essential to remember that change is not a matter of course and does not come without problems. Strategic change management on the side of the HR department is therefore essential for successful and long-term changes in the company. In this article, change management expert Alexander Straub talks about this strategic approach and five steps for long-term, successful change.

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The New Work Concept – The New Way of Working

In by Christoph Drebes

The new way of working is about creating a culture that encourages collaboration and teamwork. It’s also about making sure that everyone has an equal opportunity to succeed. This means that people need to feel valued for their contributions and that they’ve been given the tools and support they need to achieve success. The New Work concept slowly makes its way from Europe to the US. This concept is all about employees finding a purpose in what they are doing.
But what does this mean? And how can you implement the New Work concept in your own company?

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The Great Resignation and its Implications: 4 Tips for HR Professionals

In by Christoph Drebes

There is one topic, everyone is currently talking about: The Great Resignation. It describes the increase of layoffs that began last year in the U.S. and is now slowly making its way to Europe. But what is the reason for the increased layoffs? Are all industries equally affected? And what can HR managers do to counteract this trend?

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A Checklist to Returning to Office After COVID

In by Christoph Drebes

With COVID restrictions easing, companies are returning to a “new normal,” everyone’s got an opinion about returning to the office and leaving hybrid work behind. Whether you’re clamoring to go back to the office or desperate to stay home, you’ve got to figure out what’s best for your company.

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Employee Onboarding Process in 3 Easy Steps

In by Lisa Debatin

Successful onboarding processes are crucial for integrating new employees quickly and retaining them in the company. But there are several pitfalls along the way, especially when working from home is increasingly becoming the norm. How do you make the onboarding journey successful – on-site and remote – and why should human resources departments standardize the process across three phases?

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Mystery Minds Referral Program

In by Christoph Drebes

Refer #MysteryCoffee to your network and earn up to 550€!
Which organisations need more internal networking and personal exchange between colleagues?
Get your referral bonus for each contact that becomes a happy Mystery Coffee customer.

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The 5 most important HR trends for 2022 to keep up with

In by Christoph Drebes

The years 2020 and 2021 have shown that a good human resources strategy has to be agile. Many companies were forced to rethink and quickly adapt to the new circumstances. HR managers had to keep the interests of the company in mind and the well-being and needs of their employees. And yet, the number of terminations has increased because employees no longer felt a sense of belonging to their companies. That’s why HR leaders need to keep up with the trends in HR management and adapt their processes accordingly.

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Virtual coffee breaks – tips and tricks! The easy way to a healthy corporate culture

In by Christoph Drebes

Since April, more than 15 million U.S. workers have voluntarily quit their jobs- a new record number (McKinsey, 2021). 51% left their jobs because they didn’t feel they belonged at their company. The pandemic makes a healthy company culture more important than ever. HR managers need to find a solution to maintain it in times of hybrid and remote work. …

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Diversity Management and Inclusion in the workplace – 3 steps to a successful D&I strategy

In by Lisa Debatin

Diversity and inclusion are topics that every HR professional is confronted with sooner or later. Unfortunately, these topics are often only discussed publicly on certain days, such as Diversity Day or Pride Day. After all, diversity management should be always a top priority in every company. Why is it so important for companies? And what makes a successful diversity management …

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Hybrid work collaboration

In by Lisa Debatin

How teamwork and meetings succeed even in a hybrid working environment The working from home regulations are slowly coming to an end and are not to be extended. Consequently, many employees are wondering what this means for their job and their team. The number of employees allowed in offices is still limited in most companies, and some colleagues will probably …

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Hybrid Work: Where work will take place in the future

In by Hans Rusinek

Why remote work is the comeback of the century Teaser: In this, the second part of a series on the future of hybrid work, we examine places of work. With 19th century industrialization, work was driven out of the home and moved instead to factories and offices. Because of the coronavirus, it is partially returning home in hybrid work models. …

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Hybrid Work: What our endeavors will mean to us in the future

In by Hans Rusinek

Why there’s more than one solution to the search for meaning Teaser: This is the first part of a series on the topic of hybrid work. Here we discuss the meaning that work might have for us in the 21st century: Work is more than just a job. It is a profession, almost a vocation, and an important part of …

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Virtual Leadership: Opportunities and Challenges

In all articles by Stefan Melbinger

Good collaboration is becoming increasingly important in companies in the VUCA world. But what if specialists with different areas of expertise work from different locations, as is often the case since the beginning of the COVID crisis? Many experts think, that working from home is here to stay. In any case, this poses new challenges for your team leadership: Remote …

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Clubhouse-App: How to get started as a company

In by Lisa Debatin

Everyone wants to be a part of Clubhouse. For days, social media has been flooded with posts and stories from influencers using Clubhouse and enthusiastically recommending it to their followers.Clubhouse is now also considered an insider tip for B2B marketing. In this article, we would like to show what Clubhouse is, what it can do, and whether it makes sense …

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How the virtual Christmas party in the company becomes a success

In by Christoph Drebes

Reading time: 5 minutes Contents IntroductionMeeting fatigue: How do you motivate your employees with a virtual Christmas party?7 ideas for virtual Christmas partiesWhich technologies are suitable for virtual Christmas parties? Due to coronavirus lockdown restrictions, the classic Christmas party has fallen flat. For many employees this is quite disappointing: Many were looking forward to socializing at a seasonal company event. …

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The Home Office: Digital Exchange Facilitates Effective Collaboration

In by Lisa Debatin

One thing has been clear: The Covid-19 crisis has fundamentally changed the way we work. Particularly, there has been a drastic shift toward remote working; as several companies have already announced, many employees will be able to work from home effective immediately or in the near future. With the loss of office-facilitated physical connections a new threat arises: the loss …

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#StayAtHome – 5 ways to network in your home office

In by Charlotte Volk

Maybe you are sitting at your desk, the kitchen table, or perhaps even in bed? Covid-19 has created a new normal where everybody stays at home as much as possible. When you first switched to working from home, the idea may have sounded quite appealing for the first few weeks. However, many people have found it more and more challenging …

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Locked-in at home? Meet new colleagues with Mystery Coffee

In by Lisa Debatin

Drinking coffee with colleagues is a highlight of the day for many people. However, with the advent of the coronavirus crisis, we can no longer carry on with our lives as we used to. For those of us with the ability to work from home, we can no longer cross paths with our coworkers – not to mention meet new …