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New normal competencies

Are there new normal competencies?

Nowadays Covid-19 is one of the main topics, which occupies people’s minds all around the world. The appearance of the virus had an effect on everybody, it changed the way we live at home, do our jobs, and the way we keep in contact with...
How to motivate your virtual team?

How to motivate your virtual team?

Most of us have already got used to working remotely: we have all set up a home office station, decided which tools we should use to communicate, draw up a new schedule, and permanently logged into our video conference accounts. We all know the basic steps towards...

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Leading through a crisis – WEBINAR

Leading through a crisis – WEBINAR

Every organization will face a crisis at some point. Whether an organization succeeds through a crisis is dependent upon its leader’s actions. Effective leaders must make good decisions quickly, often based on limited information. They must serve as a rallying force...

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Will online selection become the new normal?

Will online selection become the new normal?

It is becoming quite needless to say that the current pandemic has made it necessary for the business community to quickly uproot and move to online platforms, and the world of HR is no different. Selection is the field of HR that is quickly evolving according to the...

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Leading remote teams effectively

Leading remote teams effectively

Leading remote teams is not easy, especially when you have to switch to working from home suddenly from one day to the other. In normal circumstances there would be a transition period for you to prepare yourself and your team for the different circumstances, but in...

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How to shift to working from home?

How to shift to working from home?

With the coronavirus in mind, more and more employers are deciding to allow their employees to work from home in the coming period. Even at companies where home-office has not been a possibility before, it is expected that those workplaces will introduce remote work...

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How will the crisis affect business?

How will the crisis affect business?

Whether you’re working in marketing, consulting or manufacturing (or any other sector, for that matter) – you are or will be affected by the worldwide crisis. According to McKinsey (source), a worldwide recession is to be expected. As Benjamin Franklin once said – “by...

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Stress is not a team player

Stress is not a team player

Do you want to learn how to stop the growing stress in your team? Are you interested in practical tips for reducing stress levels? This article will benefit not only managers but also team members who want to have their performance and health in their own...

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Agile shifts

Agile shifts

Thinking about agile organizational transformation brings a number of metaphors in mind, one of those could be a civil war – pretty much! However, in political science there is this theory that argues that every civil war takes place on three different levels: on the...

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The art of female leadership

The art of female leadership

According to The Case for Investing in Women by the Anita Borg Institute (ABI), having a priority on hiring women manifests higher organisational and financial performance. In particular, the following outcomes have been noted in Fortune 500 companies with...

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On the way towards agile organizations

On the way towards agile organizations

The meaning of agile by definition: 1. able to move quickly and easily; 2. able to think quickly and clearly; 3. making changes as they are needed. You can find these characteristics in most video games associated to quick, tricky and nimble characters. Its meaning is...

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Humility in Leadership Conference – Zagreb

Humility in Leadership Conference – Zagreb

Humility in leadership does not imply the absence of ego or ambition. Rather, humble leaders are better able to channel their ambition back into the organization, rather than use it for personal gain. Over 130 decision makers from HR field came together to take part...

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Events Worldwide – Meet us!

Events Worldwide – Meet us!

Business Breakfast - Game-based assessments - Play it for real! October 9, 2018 - BUDAPEST Companies are looking for the ideal solution to pick and keep the best talents from generation Y and Z – the generations enter the job market. Creativity and innovation in the...

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How to attract Generation Y and Z talents?

How to attract Generation Y and Z talents?

Companies are looking for the ideal solution to pick and keep the best talents from generation Y and Z – the generations enter the job market. Creativity and innovation in the selection process is the right answer. The new generations As children, generations Y and Z...

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Transforming Assessments – Europe ATP 2018

Transforming Assessments – Europe ATP 2018

In light of constant changes in politics, technology and society the assessment industry must put effort into discovering, and rediscovering, new and creative solutions to lead the field. Assessment Systems is pleased to be a part of this effort by...

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Assessment Systems Group Summer University

Assessment Systems Group Summer University

Once a year Assessment Systems Group organizes the Summer University – a four-day internal meeting of the entire company which is filled with knowledge & experience sharing, fun activities and great views. This year we enjoyed the time we spent...

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Client spotlight – Deutsche Telekom

Client spotlight – Deutsche Telekom

DT has appointed Assessment Systems as their global partner for delivering selection projects and leadership assessments throughout their footprint in over 37 countries in Europe, Africa, Americas and Asia at the start of 2018. After the start of our...

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Most common Manager mistakes – PART 2

Most common Manager mistakes – PART 2

Are often angered, annoyed and easily upset Avoid giving honest feedback, but are privately resentful and irritated Are overconfident and feel entitled, but avoid taking responsibility for mistakes Dominate meetings and make their subordinates...

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Charity with Assessment Systems

Charity with Assessment Systems

We are celebrating 15 years since we entered the business of people development. Our human resources consulting company was established in Prague, 2001 by Rostislav Benák. His goal was to bring a team of professional consultants to the market. We would help their...

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Future of Coaching in Organizations

Future of Coaching in Organizations

Organizations are facing an epochal transition as digitization and automation changing the world of work. Assessment Systems is committed to supporting this transition by preparing companies and their leaders for people related challenges of...

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2017 IN NUMBERS – Assessment Systems Group

2017 IN NUMBERS – Assessment Systems Group

50+ HR process advisories and implementations 700+ Satisfied customers 1 000+ Finished projects 3 000+ Participants in Employee Assistance Program 20 000+ Employee assessment reports 1 200+ People analytics interpretations and...

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Most common Manager mistakes

Most common Manager mistakes

Avoid risks and are reluctant to make decisions Rarely communicate with employees and seem distant Rarely admit their mistakes, but “charm their way out” of problems Are suspicious of other’s intentions, don’t trust their employees Reluctant to act against popular...

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Why You cannot neglect Generation Y?

Why You cannot neglect Generation Y?

BECAUSE YOU HAVE almost 20% chance of meeting one in the streets. Which also means every 5th person in CEE region belongs to this group. So this is surely a valid reason to know them better; especially when you are one of them. Core values are...

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The Dark Side of Creativity

The Dark Side of Creativity

Creativity has been gaining more and more importance and attention in the past years, and now it could be considered one of the most fashionable characteristics. Even if most people tend to think of themselves as creative, that's not always the...

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Are We Endangered by the Stress Epidemic?

Are We Endangered by the Stress Epidemic?

All of us can feel that our society is becoming strongly focused on performance and achievements. We are required to be more competitive and able to withstand everyday challenges not only in our work life, but also in our personal lives. As one of the results, stress...

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Motivate and Engage! But How?

Motivate and Engage! But How?

During the 20th Century many changes happened in the field of employee motivation. At the beginning of the century Henri Fayol approached the topic of motivation with his employees with the question: “Do you think about yourself as a high-value...

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Get your Performance right

Get your Performance right

What is the ultimate goal of People Management? Happier people? Well, maybe, for a purpose. And what is that purpose?  Work performance. We in HR all work on producing the best environment, choosing the best people, working out the best processes, rules, and...

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People Analytics: How To Fool Ourselves Less

People Analytics: How To Fool Ourselves Less

Imagine that you are a Londoner during the latter stages of 2WW when London came under bombardment by German "vengeance weapons" – the V-1 buzz bombs and V-2 rockets. Based on your personal experience and personal experience of other Londoners you have a strong...

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Hello Science, Meet HR

Hello Science, Meet HR

Can HR data analysis be the link? Successful enterprises seek to improve their operations through innovation. For many years, HR could focus only on precise or the most optimized processes. But by doing so a company could fall into the trap of becoming too...

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Does 360 Work For Everyone And How?

Does 360 Work For Everyone And How?

360 Degree Feedback has become one of the most frequently used tool in HR assessment - whether for development or other purposes.  Nevertheless opinions about it are still divided while there are more studies and discussion concerning the different aspects of 360˚...

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Inspiring Stories For Receiving Feedback

Inspiring Stories For Receiving Feedback

We know that the 360° feedback tool is mainly a tool for development: Because of this, we may encounter some interesting and even inspiring stories. Let me share two different stories where we can see a clear impact on career progress. 1. How did receiving...

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10 things you didn’t know about 360˚ feedback

10 things you didn’t know about 360˚ feedback

1. Did you know about 360 feedback that it is the ultimate tool today? Nowadays it’s no longer just the manager who’s creating the content for employee evaluation. 360˚ feedback draws from a wealth of sources, including self-ratings, peer reviews, client...

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