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September 27, 2021

By Ans De Vos

Wanted: (more) flexible career paths

Human Resources

Because of the unpredictable and rapidly changing context, a flexible labor market is more important than ever. The coronavirus crisis, for instance, demonstrated that flexibility was much needed to keep workers employed and to keep organizations up and running. Our employer surveys show

September 21, 2021

By Antwerp Management School

Partly thanks to the HRM master class, my set of responsibilities has expanded

Human Resources

Tom Jonkers, Manager Talent Management at Argenta and alumnus of the HRM Master Class at AMS, once and for all does away with the misconception that academic training is out of touch with reality. Argenta already had an excellent research partnership with AMS on the future of work. Hence,

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September 8, 2021

By Sofie Jacobs

Structural deployment of flexible talents

Human Resources

Organizations today need to go looking for talent in a tight labor market. In June 2021, the VDAB received a record number of job openings: 33,760, more than double the amount of job openings in June 2020 and June 2019. Job openings for experienced workers, highly skilled workers and

August 19, 2021

By Antwerp Management School

Toward an organization 2.0 thanks to the Master Class HRM

Human Resources

Lies Vermeylen is HR manager at Production Resource Group for three entities in Belgium and the Netherlands. PRG provides production services and audiovisual technologies for the events industry, an industry that has been hit particularly hard by the coronavirus crisis. However, as

August 10, 2021

By Antwerp Management School

6 requirements that help you to identify your dream job

Human Resources

Finding your dream job isn't that easy. If you think you're the only one with that problem, you better think again. Fortunately, 80,000 Hours reviewed 60 studies about job satisfaction. We discovered that there are six important requirement that influence job satisfaction and help you

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July 1, 2021

By Kim De Meulenaere

The multigenerational workplace: a golden opportunity?

Human Resources

Population aging is one of society’s most profound demographic changes. It also has a major impact on the workplace: the percentage of older workers is increasing and the mix of young and old is broader than ever. How can we make the most of this shift in age demographics in the

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June 15, 2021

By David Stuer

From 19% to 99% employee engagement?

Human Resources

Being highly engaged in your job while enjoying it at the same time: that's employee engagement. Engaged employees are satisfied with their job and are less likely to quit. They are also more willing to go the extra mile and feel more committed to their organization (Saks, 2006).

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June 9, 2021

By Antwerp Management School

How to reweave organizations’ social fabric?

Human Resources COVID-19

Driven by curiosity, professors Ans De Vos and Kathleen Vangronsvelt (together with VBO / FEB & HRPro.be) organized a survey of executives and HR professionals in April 2020 about the impact of COVID-19 on people in their organizations. They continued to do so throughout the crisis.

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May 18, 2021

By Peggy De Prins

Innovations in workplace & organizational design: is the honeymoon phase abruptly coming to an end?

Human Resources

More and more companies are shutting down offices and allowing their employees to work from home. Hybrid work, or the combination of working from home, at the office or at a third location, is definitely on the rise. Ten years ago, hybrid work would have been unthinkable. In 2010, 15% of

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April 26, 2021

By Sarah Desmet

The future of work: the impact of digitization and automation

Human Resources

The World Economic Forum predicts that 85 million jobs will disappear worldwide by 2025 because of automation. On the other hand, 97 million new jobs will be created, often requiring different skills. Belgium and Luxembourg are even in the world’s Top 10 automated countries. As an

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March 29, 2021

By Ans De Vos

Three conditions for sustainable careers

Human Resources

With careers lasting longer and technological evolutions going faster than ever, the key question for all HR policy makers is how to combine employability and workability.

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March 18, 2021

By Sarah Desmet

How hybrid will we be working tomorrow?

Real Estate Human Resources

Working from home seems to be here to stay: a growing number of companies are closing down their offices, allowing their employees to work from home. A hybrid office environment, combining working from home and at the office, is best designed based on the needs of the user.