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Key strategies Recruitment - Performance Solutions - Cammio
August 21, 2018
Key Strategies When Your Candidate Pool Dries Up

The US Commerce Department reported that the economy grew at an annual rate of 4.1% in the second quarter of 2018. Many European and Asian markets experience a strong period of economic growth. This is putting pressure on the job market in ways unseen over the past years. Many companies struggle to attract the right...

Gamification Collaboration - Article Gamification Europe Kira Downer
July 25, 2018
The Importance of Collaboration in Gamification

In this post we discuss the significant impacts of collaboration within communities and how the Gamification community can use it to our advantage. To improve reach, accelerate growth and create overwhelming impact! In this post we hope to explore: Why collaboration is important using theories from economics The difference between micro and macro collaboration with...

July 24, 2018
Intent-Impact: The Unseen Gap Affecting Your Workforce

In the workplace and in our personal relationships, it’s likely that we’ve all experienced the intent-impact gap. The intent-impact gap is what occurs when our words or actions are misinterpreted by another individual.  Consider this story: Sara, the Director of Learning and Development, and her direct report Chris, the Program Manager, are assessing their list...

Cultural Diversity - Employee Engagement
July 16, 2018
How To Embrace Cultural Diversity in the Employee Experience?

Culture is not easy to grasp... An organizational culture is dynamic and shifts constantly in response to external (new clients, trends) and internal (leadership, new employees, etc) changes. So, trying to grasp culture is complicated by the reality that is changing on a daily basis. But is that necessary to define the ideal organizational culture?...

Gamification Trends - Experience Based Learning - Performance Solutions-w1200
July 12, 2018
Gamification – From Player to Professional

The brand of Gamification has been changing since it's conception. This article looks to explore the  the theme of our upcoming conference and hopefully to generate some discussion points before the conference. Here are some of the sub-themes we will explore in this article: Gamification is moving into the 'Slope of Enlightment' and what this...

Cammio Video Recruitment in Retail Whitepaper
July 10, 2018
Whitepaper | Video Recruitment in Retail

Today’s retail industry is becoming increasingly competitive. Globalization, technological developments and over-saturation in the marketplace have resulted in a dynamic and constantly evolving industry environment. Challenging the business outlook for retailers more so than ever before. Retailers are challenged by a high employee turnover rate. Store employees have the highest score with an average turnover...

Emergenetics Hackathon - Cognitive Diversity - American Chamber of Commerce Ireland
July 9, 2018
The Secret Sauce for a Succesful Hackathon? Cognitive Diversity!

Do you want to know the secret ingredient for enhancing team performance during a hackathon? The answer is actually simple, and our recent experiences have shown that it gives your team that extra kick and perfect flavour for success. Before I reveal the ingredients, let me explain what a hackathon is. What is a Hackaton?...

July 5, 2018
Great Customer Experience? Leadership Comes First!

Quite often we receive requests from organizations to deliver a training to improve their customer experience. Unfortunately, putting your team in a u-shaped classroom setting and talk about customer experience for a day is not going to 'do the trick'. Why? Because everyone always agrees on the importance of a great customer experience. People always...

Employee Engagement Research HR - Effect on Profit
June 29, 2018
How Employee Engagement Effects Company Profit

I recently had the opportunity to speak to a bright group of employees during their organization’s professional development series. After initial discussions about what leadership topics I should cover, we committed to a few priority topics, and then I suggested that I talk about love. I think I gave the event coordinators a bit of...

David Keen - CEO at QUO Global - Hospitality
June 23, 2018
Revolution in Hospitality – Overthrow your org chart!

Even if we take the hotel out of hospitality, it remains a people-centered industry. Enlightened leaders share the vision that people drive this business. Even so, there’s a massive difference between being greeted by a baseball-capped, denim-shirted egalitarian millennial and being ushered in by an attendant wearing a three-piece suit and lapel pin. That difference...

Recruitment Employer Branding Millennials Emergenetics
June 22, 2018
What do millennials want from a job?

Millennials are often thought of as job hoppers; however, that is a misconception. According to a survey of almost 1.500 millennials, job stability is highly valued. Almost 90% said they would choose to stay in a job for the next 10 years if they knew they’d get annual raises and upward career mobility. When it comes to...

Emergenetics - Meeting of the Minds at Performance Solutions
June 19, 2018
Meeting of the Minds with Emergenetics

Gaining knowledge about the solutions we offer to our clients is an import part the immersion program at Performance Solutions. And the best way to do that is to let them experience it themselves! One of the solutions we offer to gain insights in thinking and behavioral preferences is Emergenetics. By answering scientifically and statistically proven...

Escape Room Pop-up Customized Custom Made Performance Solutions 2
June 12, 2018
Why I design Escape Rooms for Companies

Last year I designed and played pop-up Escape Rooms with teams from different companies, ranging from telecom providers at KPN to coffee blenders at Douwe Egberts, from managers at Le Pain Quotidien to those at Mazda Europe and Schiphol Airport, and - mostly - for GM’s from Hotel collections like Accor, Apollo, and Carlton. Every time...

Andre Wiringa - Interview AmsterdamFM by Jacques Hoendervangers
June 12, 2018
Interview with Andre Wiringa on AmsterdamFM

Listen to the interview (in Dutch) on AmsterdamFM radio with Andre Wiringa, CXO and Managing Partner at Performance Solutions. Talking about how to creating consistently memorable experiences for your customers, guests, patients, passengers etc. Working with global brands like Adidas, Tommy Hilfiger, Mazda, Le Pain Quotidien and many more... We help organizations to close the...

TEDx Athens - Jeroen van der Schenk - Experience Engineer Performance Solutions 4
June 10, 2018
Jeroen van der Schenk on stage at TEDx Athens 2018

What would happen if you take out all conditions and expectations out of ‘reciprocity’? Give and share because you believe in, and live, your purpose. Trusting on things to happen. Something. Somewhere. From someone…? On june 2, 2018 our colleague and Experience Engineer Jeroen van der Schenk shared his story about 'reverse engineering' the renovation process of...