Siteimprove is a fast-growing Danish software company on a global mission to make the web better for all. Highly purpose-driven since they embarked on their journey back in 2003, the company provides public organizations and private companies with everything they need to effectively turn their website into the asset it was meant to be.
Generation Y is on its way to become the majority when it comes to workforce. With this generation new challenges and tendencies follow. Therefore, it is worth considering if you are able to adapt to this change on a digital level. Are you ready to meat the next generation where they are, on their phone?
“The Exception for us is a culture project but it’s also a sales tool for our retail salesmen to be able to deliver excellent service. The app has been a really good tool for us to spread this out,” says Joel Eriksson, HR Business Partner at Peak Performance.
Therefore, learning a set of skills to be prepared for a job or a task is not what it necessarily is all about. It is about learning to continuously learn over a course of a career or employment in order to be productive and achieve business goals that drive companies forward.
Relevant news combined with the right aesthetics and a competitive element have made the Illum App very popular among employees at Illum.
“What connects people here is the competition. We are very excited about the competition in here, and if you enter the app every day you get a point, and if you’re in the top 10 you can gain something - a gift. Actually we’re talking a lot about that!” says Susan, Manager at the Customer Lounge.
Connecting everyone throughout the organization not only gives employees faster and easier access to information, but also encourages employees to feel more connected to each other as well as helping them understand the culture and values of the company.
A dedicated person who takes responsibility, support from the top management team, and acceptance that changes take time. These are some of the advices from Lisbet Steen, HR Director at Løgismose Meyers.
However, it is not necessarily the technology itself that creates innovation and effective work-processes. It is how employees use the technology that is important! By letting the employees drive the changes, businesses will most likely achieve better results.
“We have started a thing here at Men’s. At the end of the day, we post an update so the colleagues that come in the next day know what to do and what has been done” says Philip Bomark Madsen, Magasin Sales Assistant at Men’s.
This is a clear sign, that when measurement is used in an engaging way, it is motivating. Employees actually want to be measured in a way that can help them rule and conquer issues. It can be difficult for employees to excel if they do not know in which area. And the only way for them to know, is to enhance communication between managers and employees.
“It wouldn’t be possible in the content that we’re working now to work without an app, because it’s how we communicate it’s how we share information, it’s the way we’re working…” says Thor Palmhøj, HR Director of Magasin du Nord.
A study by Gallup reveals that only 12% of employees think that their company does a good job of onboarding new employees. This means that there is a general feeling of disappointment among employees after the recruitment phase is over.
We at Relesys are looking for talents to join our team! Relesys is a software company, situated in Nordhavn with offices in Stockholm, Berlin and Amsterdam. We develop customized apps, and the users love it, which is probably why we are so busy at the moment.
While the company has grown so has the need for streamlined information and sharing of knowledge. Relesys and Bouwmaat are in close collaboration in order to map out the exact internal needs for training and communication.
The matter of confidence is not only influencing the individual on a daily basis, it is affecting the entire performance of the company. Imagine what an organization full of confident employees could do to the overall performance of the business.
Our app solution is based on intelligent software that engages the individual with modules to improve their knowledge base, skill-set, mindset, and empowers the personal relation to the company they are a part of.
“During the last 5 years I have worked with major companies both in Norway and Sweden. The challenge they all face is how to provide the right tools, training and information for every employee in the organization in order to achieve the overall goals of the company. After meeting Relesys I was certain that this software is the missing link in the market, and I am very excited to help businesses reach their goals with Relesys’ app solution at hand,” says Jonny.
In order to make our vision a reality we joined forces with Lobo Lab and HAY. Finding the right partners is always essential for Relesys, but this particular collaboration was an instant match that we continue to be grateful for. The outcome of our partnership, Relesys LAB, is everything we could have hoped for, a space with a highly social atmosphere that encourages dynamic teamwork and innovative ideas.
Saving energy is not just good for the environment it can be a great financial business case. Coop is currently showing best practice in this field as the corporation is implementing a grand and ambitious energy saving project.
“The app allows us all to connect every employee across national borders for the Christmas celebration. The vision for the calendar is to nurture valuable relationships and for us to create a great learning environment,” says Kim Berg Jacobsen, Head Coach in Kvik.
Brands are highly influential for consumers’ purchase decisions. In fact, it is statistically proven that people are willing to pay more for products with by a well known brand, than for generic ones. That makes a strong brand identity incredibly valuable for companies in any industry. So how can a company build a brand that attracts the end user?
“Our clients are continuously facing new challenges from their industry, which generates new internal needs for their business. It is essential for us to have a close cooperation with our clients in order to determine the focus points for maintenance and future development,” says Martin Sørensen, CTO at Relesys.
The work world is changing rapidly and so is the need for organizations to adapt to the shifting environment. There is no doubt that the future of work will be different from how we know it today but we keep getting hints and clues of the direction we are moving in.