Is gamification the next ‘big thing’ in human resources management or just another nice-sounding buzzword? Can the playful approach provide real value, or are they just superfluous bells and whistles? Does gamification provide completely new ways of interacting with employees? These are just a few questions that need to be clarified in our series “Gamification in HRM”.
Simplify → play → motivate!
But from the beginning: Gamification brings, as the name suggests, a playful approach to represent a complex issue for each user and to fuel the debate with just that fact. In terms of human resource management, this can happen in all sorts of disciplines.… Continue
The digitization of the working world is progressing at a rapid pace and thus there should be always new trends to make the job easier. The focus is now on intelligent work and new ways of working more efficiently and independently are constantly being sought. Especially as a result of globalization, location-independent work is becoming increasingly important. The time recording has therefore evolved and adapted to the needs. In the meantime, hardly any companies have opted for mobile time recording. But what benefits does digital time recording bring and how can the working world of the future be revolutionized by elements such as the clock-in clock-out function?… Continue
A study by Kienbaum proves: HR needs more time. Instead of being able to work strategically, HR professionals spend a large part of their day on administrative tasks. More than 39 percent of HR processes in German HR departments are attributable to administrative duties. Here, employee self-service portals and digital processes could bring enormous relief.
HR lacks the time to set the course for Industry 4.0
It’s a vicious circle: While HR professionals spend a lot of their time in bulky Excel spreadsheets, they have to do quite a different job. The changing world of work is in full swing, and in most areas, routine work is done by the computer.… Continue
Some time ago, we have dealt with the modern workplace and the future of work. The workplace has a great impact on the productivity, creativity and well-being of employees. But what do people feel as important in their workplace? How do they imagine their perfect workstation and what should not be missing under any circumstances?
Because the perfect workplace looks a little different for everyone, we asked employees in a recent survey and here are the results:
Community office or fixed work area?
The own desk, which could be personalized and decorated, is often dismissed as a story of yesterday.… Continue