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Employee Experience, or how to make so that your employees don’t leave

Jul 11, 2019 3:42:27 PM / by Chief Editor posted in work-that-excites, Human-Centered, Employee Experience

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Many companies lament how hard to it is to find good employees, and that it is even harder to keep them. Employers use a range of tactics, invent unconventional recruitment strategies - like launching viral campaigns in social media, setting up stylish interior designs in the office, buying the trendiest gadgets and furniture, hosting posh parties. Still, people leave.

Let’s sort it out together: why does it happen?

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IKEA and meatballs, or how people behavior can elevate your success

Nov 15, 2018 10:29:50 AM / by Chief Editor posted in Human-Centered, IKEALatvija

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Grand opening of IKEA store in Riga. It would be rather hard to find a single person in Latvia who would not be excited about this occasion. It looked like people split into various groups. There were those who cancelled their trips to Lithuanian store and counted days left until the official megastore opening in Riga. Hundreds of Latvians kept themselves busy with rewriting and rethinking their shopping lists, picking things to buy at local IKEA. There were also those who were getting impressed with the speed of construction and how quickly engineers made the new building “stand” above the city scenery. There very also those, of course, who ‘hated’ it all - the overall quality of the build and cheeky store guidance system that takes you through predefined routes and spits you out at the counter, seconds before you end up with miles long receipt and are guided to the exit.

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