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How Could the Coronavirus Crisis Change How We Work?

This year, the coronavirus epidemic has swept the world, forcing thousands of people to work from home, turning their routines and ways of living upside down. But could this crisis pave the way towards a positive revolution for the world of work?   Working from home in the European Union According to a 2019 study […]

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5 Ways to Motivate and Engage Your Employees

Engaging staff not only makes work more satisfying, but it is also more cost-effective. In the following 5 points, we will explain why you might want to involve your workers and how to do it. Enjoy! Why is it beneficial and who is responsible? A study from Aon Hewitt analysed global trends in staff engagement […]

Foxwin Interviews: Lydia Alessio-Vernì, Ardiss FVG

Today we are interviewing Lydia Alessio-Vernì, Director of Work and Development FVG (Friuli Venezia Giulia), the first agency in Italy which synergises investment policies with active employment policies, training and professionalisation. Lydia, let’s start from recently. Could you give us an idea of what the responsibility of managing an organisation like Ardiss means to you? […]

A €100,000 Idea

“A €100,000 Idea,” almost sounds like a game show title from the 80s. Actually, it is the eye-catching name of the challenge created by Cooperativa Animazione Valdocco, who have been involved for years in aid work for social exclusion and unrest in Turin, protecting and managing health and education social services.   “We work mostly […]

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Sustainability in Business: The Shining Example of Ardiss FVG

 It may seem unlikely to connect corporate sustainability and a public body, but not when the increasingly more attentive and aware social group, students, are involved. In Italy, the right to education is constitutionally enshrined in article 34, which affirms that the lack of economic means must not limit the possibility of reaching the highest […]

Surviving Business Infidelity (The Importance of Talent Retention)

The Business Holy Grail: Talent Retention The ultimate ability for businesses in the twenty-first century is the capacity to attract and maintain the talent of people who live, work and evolve in a company. Individuals who, at a certain point, due to ambition or personal needs, need a change of scenery, leaving the business without […]

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Joint Engagement of Staff: An Essential Resource for Recovery

Joint engagement of workers is a resource available to companies for providing bonuses and services to workers and for taking advantage of tax benefits. It is an essential resource for restarting after an economic or social crisis, which enables tax cuts and worker engagement simultaneously. To restart quickly. And together.   The joint engagement of […]

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Bergamo Discovers that Engaging Employees Means Innovation. And Much More

Valuing People: an Italian Story   Often, we hear of public administration being unable to keep up with the times. Often, civil servants are branded as under-performers, truants, or even swindlers. Often, they are considered incapable or worse, unwilling to keep public best interest at heart.   Often, we are wrong.   We believe that […]

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Two Powerful and Fundamental Actions Pt.2: Going with the Flow

So we’ve talked about the search for a why, and now for the second action we have forgotten: the capacity to go with the flow.   The capacity to go with the flow After searching for a why, the second action which can change the results of our habits is the upheaval of our daily […]

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Ricardo Semler: Rewarding Workers’ Wisdom (on TedX)

  Rewarding the wisdom of workers means taking good consideration towards other people. Often in the world of work people forget how important it is to act kindly and cultivate healthy relationships.   Semco Partners CEO Ricardo Semler proposes a radical form of business democracy in which everything has been rethought, from boards of directors […]