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Caroline Fjellner

It’s all about people. That's why I love watching our company grow – the more the merrier. When not busy cultivating &frankly, I spend time on cultural cultivating; movies, food, radio (severe P1 addiction), books, etc.
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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  

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  

The employee reflected daily, you can never guess what happened next…

by Caroline Fjellner, May 16 2017

Full speed ahead! That's a typical day at work for most people nowadays. The opportunities to reflect and think about where we’re heading are few, even though most of us know it’s important. Research from Harvard Business School shows, that the employees who spent a few moments each day to reflect performed 23% better after only 10 days. But how do you put that into practice? Read more  

How to get “great” response

by Caroline Fjellner, November 25 2016

At a bus stop somewhere in Sweden, I observe in passing two acquaintances meet. The atmosphere seems to be slightly stiff, the conversation a bit rushed and the perceived distance between them huge. Similar exchanges are happening every day. At the checkout in the supermarket, at social events, in the gym, everywhere. And the workplace is not an exception. For how do you build a relationship without an ongoing communication? Read more  

How to manage polyamorous relationships at work

by Caroline Fjellner, October 05 2016

According to Deloitte's report (Global Human Capital Trends 2016) Employee Engagement is in place 4 on the top 10 list of global HR trends. It is considered crucial for the company's continued success, according to 48% of the respondents. But despite the understanding of its relevance increases, the definition is still a little fuzzy. Employee Engagement, or employee commitment, is surrounded by a lot of different interpretations and descriptions. Read more  

7 Deadly Sins of Employee Engagement Surveys

by Caroline Fjellner, September 07 2016

What are the 7 deadly sins of employee engagement surveys. Read more about how to avoid the traps, become successful and trigger higher engagement! Read more  

Brace yourself. Summer is coming.

by Caroline Fjellner, September 07 2016

Most people associate summer with time off for some serious vacationing. For some it’s a distant mirage full of promises, while other feel like it’s about to hit them like a fright train. No matter the perspective, we’ve gathered a few concrete tips on how to get ready. Read more