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The future of work is about more than wfh

The recent conversation around the future of work has focused on working from home, after millions of employees reported the better work-life balance achieved, and the significant boost to employee wellbeing and productivity. Companies have been proactive in trying to … Read More

Why customer AND employee experience are your brand

Great advertising and smart marketing campaigns are no longer the backbones of your brand. Now, your customer and employee experience are the crucial cornerstones: neglect them at your peril. Why your customers and employees will define your brand Having a … Read More

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Warning signs of a stressed team member – and what to do about it

Employee wellbeing has been a priority for effective leaders for some time. But no one was expecting the extra complications that a worldwide pandemic would bring. For the global workforce, this has meant dealing with new triggers of stress, as … Read More

How to be a successful hybrid work leader

As The Great Working From Home Experiment comes to a close, it’s clear that a return for the majority to full-time office working is unlikely. In fact, nine out of ten organisations will be combining remote and onsite working, according … Read More

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Excited about returning to the office? You might be in the minority

We ran a small poll on Twitter and found that only 3% of respondents would like to return to the office full time. Whereas 59% said they wanted to remain working remotely from home. And over a third said they … Read More

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Remote onboarding: how to effectively onboard talent in a pandemic

A year ago, digital transformation in the workplace was something, for the most part, that only elite level enterprises were actively embarking on. Then came the pandemic. The stock market crashed, offices closed overnight and all social events were cancelled. … Read More

Our values in action: Part Three

Kalido’s values lie at the heart of our culture. This series looks at how members of Team Kalido use the values to inspire the way they work.  Transparency: why a see-through company is the future Kalido strives to be a … Read More

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Our values in action: Part Two

In this series, we’re exploring Kalido’s values and what it really means to our team to put them into action.  Generosity: why holding back isn’t an option at Kalido Being generous with our time, skills, knowledge and contacts makes us … Read More

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Our values in action: Part One

At Kalido, our values are central to the vision of our business and the way we work. That’s why our recruitment process includes a values interview: it’s crucial that everyone on Team Kalido shares our values and can readily put … Read More

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Where’s the real inclusion revolution?

An interview with Kalido Co-founder, Vikas Sagar Recently, we sat down with our Co-founder, Vikas Sagar to discuss Diversity and Inclusion. In this interview, we cover some of the pertinent issues, along with ideas on what organisations can do better … Read More

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Empowering enterprise: How we use machine learning to create new opportunities

At Kalido, our mission is to connect people with economic opportunities. Many of our features that achieve this are powered and enhanced using clever AI/machine learning algorithms. One of which is our skill matching technology. The skill matcher is sort … Read More

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Kalido Awarded as Technology Pioneer by World Economic Forum

The World Economic Forum announced its selection of the most promising Technology Pioneers of 2020, who are shaping industries from agriculture to healthcare while also working on sustainability issues and much more. Many Technology Pioneers are also using their tech … Read More

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Lean…agile…WFH – Adventures in productivity

To unlock latent productivity, as seen in the lockdown, companies must seize the moment to holistically invest in employee well-being, beyond just flexible working. A new normal in the making? More than a billion of us have been taking part … Read More

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Three key stats and what they tell us about the future of work

Powerful forces are reshaping the world of work. Understanding the significance of these three stats could be key if enterprises are to adapt and succeed. 91% of enterprises have adopted or have plans to adopt a digital-first strategy. *IDG: State … Read More

How to design a hiring process that you would want to go through

If you were joining your company again today, would you want to go through your hiring process? If the answer is no, it’s time for a change. The hiring process is a journey of discovery for companies and candidates. Hiring … Read More

The best talent acquisition comes from referrals

Finding the right people can be tough. Holding on to them can be even tougher. Organisations acquire talent through multiple channels (owned careers pages, recruitment agencies, and employee referrals), but overwhelmingly, 88% of companies rated referrals above all other sources … Read More

The value of employee profiles

We all want to connect with others. But devices are increasingly isolating us. And when 50% of the UK workforce are set to be freelance by 2020, that’s a concern for companies and individuals alike. With this shift comes greater … Read More

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I am new to a big company. Help.

When changing employers or joining your first company, anticipation and anxiety are nearly guaranteed. Today, the average UK worker spends only 5 years at a given employer, but even that period may be decreasing. And by 2020 50% of the … Read More

Decisions: should you act now or sleep on it?

We all have decisions to make daily, regardless of our seniority within an organisation or community. Our decision making paths are deeply personal, but most decisions have positive and negative ramifications for others, as well. Quick decisions let others move … Read More

How to turn your ‘rock star’ team member into an engaged leader

Always on time, reliable, wants to learn and executes exceptionally. If that sounds familiar then you may have a rock star on your team. These rock stars are often the go-to person, not just for you, but for other team … Read More