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At Ellevio, engagement is everyone's responsibilty

by Kristofer Sandberg, October 05 2018

Happy employees are the key to happy customers. Ellevio is sure of this. But managers aren’t the only ones who are responsible for employee satisfaction. Everybody has an equally important role when it comes to driving engagement.  Read more  

The employees became the driving force in Digital Route’s transformation

by Kristofer Sandberg, September 26 2018

What is the most important thing to think about when transforming a business and entering new markets?  Answer: ensuring that you have the support of your employees. This is what DigitalRoute did – and they are moving forward at full speed. ”In a couple of years we will probably have another 100 employees,” says Maja Samuelsson, Global Head of HR. Read more  

Fortum’s new leadership philosophy embraces a ”Here and now" mindset

by Kristofer Sandberg, September 26 2018

When Fortum rolled out its leadership philosophy, ”Open Leadership”, pulse surveys and &frankly became an important part of their managers’ new tool box. ”As everything is so dynamic - our way of working, our employees - it was no longer functional to survey biennially. We consequently chose to work with a pulsed approached,” says Ann Boije af Gennäs, Strategy Manager. Read more  

The secret behind Your Majesty's award winning culture of innovation

by Kristofer Sandberg, September 26 2018

From one success to the next. Year after year. Your Majesty is the digital agency that succeeded in what everyone is dreaming about: Fun projects, international customers – and happy employees. This is how they do it. Read more  

Charlotte Mattfolk, CEO of Cartina, on how to scale culture in a growth company

by Kristofer Sandberg, September 24 2018

What has an apple, a heart and a star to do with culture? Quit a lot if you ask Charlotte Mattfolk, CEO at Cartina. At Cartina the culture is joyful, concrete and a big part of the their massive growth. Read more  

Why a Jedi is crucial to the HR of tomorrow

by Caroline Fjellner, January 29 2018

From payroll management and contracts to employee experience and agile methods. HR is changing at a blistering pace. But what's causing this development, and why is it important to understand the conditions? Moreover, what does a Jedi have to do with anything? We give you the answers to all these questions in this investigation into the new role of HR. Read more  

How did you feel about coming into work this morning?

by Kristofer Sandberg, January 29 2018

Respect and tolerance, or insults and harassment? These are very topical issues that all places of work have to work with regularly, with prevention in mind. Read more  

Communicate like a pro

by Kristofer Sandberg, January 29 2018

Answer the question of "what", avoid loaded words and work on the basis of the present situation. This is the foundation for success with internal communication, according to Joakim Lindström and Emilie Loman at LILO. Read more  

War, the art of engineering and pulse surveys – an in-depth look at the history of the staff survey

by Caroline Fjellner, January 01 2018

Staff surveys are an established concept, and most businesses perform them as a matter of course. But they go back a long way, and there's an element of drama about them too. Read more  

What Rally Drivers Can Teach Us About Work Culture

by Caroline Fjellner, August 07 2017

Full throttle. Full focus on the road ahead. Full confidence in your co-driver. That's the mentality of a World Rally Championship (or WRC) driver. You know the ones that drive insanely fast on everything from tarmac and gravel to snow, and then sprinkle champagne all over each other when they finish first. So how is this related to work culture? Read more