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June 18, 2020

By Kathleen Vangronsvelt

Thinking beyond the here and now

Leadership Human Impact COVID-19

"Shouldn't we be wearing face masks too?" I was surprised when my girlfriend sent me this message mid-March, when COVID-19 was still an exotic disease in faraway Wuhan. "Stop the lockdown. The flagging economy will cause far more human suffering than the deaths." I was shocked to read

June 4, 2020

By Peggy De Prins

When “business as usual” sparks off a new (social) crisis

Human Impact COVID-19

We are all looking forward to it: "business as usual". Our coronavirus social bubble, even the professional one, is finally about to burst again. At the same time, we are also wary of the “new normal”. What if our job is threatened or just won’t be the same anymore? What if the

April 28, 2020

By Peggy De Prins

What if your jaded cashier suddenly became a local hero?

Human Impact COVID-19

3 lessons HR professionals can learn from COVID-19 I have been visiting my local supermarket on a very regular basis for over 20 years now. Every time my HR heart bleeds. The cashiers look jaded, there is often a lot of fuss at the checkout, and the shop manager comes running at the

April 10, 2020

By Kathleen Vangronsvelt

If the first and second place coincide, you need to create and safeguard a third place now more than ever!

Working from home Human Impact COVID-19


April 9, 2020

By Ans De Vos

Can't construction workers help fruit growers out?

Co-sourcing Human Impact COVID-19

The distribution sector is worried about staff cutbacks, which could endanger supplies. Hospitals are calling for volunteers. Gardeners lie awake to the coming harvests for which they simply have no workers now that our borders are closed. The corona crisis challenges us in many areas. It

March 20, 2020

By Sarah Desmet

6 tips to facilitate your employees working from home during the coronavirus outbreak

Working from home Human Impact COVID-19

The spread of the coronavirus is a major concern for many organizations. Working from home has become the new normal, but research shows that only 23 percent of the Flemish people have ever worked from home. The coronavirus study of the University of Antwerp shows that 10 percent could