The shortage of skilled workers and labour makes it possible: it is becoming easier for career changers to change industries. Their advantage: most of them have completed vocational training and have professional experience. And they are motivated to give their best in a new professional field. [Read more…]
The time has finally come: my new consultancy service for small and medium-sized enterprises is launched to provide sound and affordable advice to founders and established SMEs.
My topics: Scaling, merger, business field development
Are scaling, mergers or business development topics that are currently on your mind or will be in the near future? If so, you can arrange a free strategy meeting with me. My wish is to share my know-how with companies that usually do not have enough time, personnel or money to afford a live business consultancy – although they urgently need it.
Since the beginning of the pandemic, at the latest, everyone has been talking about “New Work”. Sounds good, like a breath of fresh air in the working world, new forms of work like the 6-hour day, the 4-day week, mobile working, coworking. These topics were not new two years ago, but the pandemic changed the working world significantly for many professionals. Now discussions are beginning about how to proceed. It is becoming apparent: back to square one is not an option.
A shortage of skilled workers and the retirement of the boomers pose new challenges for companies of all sizes. It is becoming increasingly difficult to adequately fill important positions in the company. One solution that has been discussed and practised for about 20 years is talent management.
For successful talent management, it is purposeful to focus not only on “hard” factors such as knowledge, qualifications and skills, but also on “soft” factors such as motivation and personality. Companies that engage in talent management should therefore be prepared to anchor talent management in their corporate culture as a future-oriented strategy for more competitiveness. [Read more…]
At the moment one reads a lot about so-called “absent leaders”: Interestingly, this topic is not only topical since Corona and working in a home office. Already in 2018, people were thinking about the consequences of an absent executive for a company:
The consequences of absent managers and the effects on employees have therefore already been discussed several times. Today I would like to reflect on what the team can do to make a virtue out of necessity. [Read more…]