The future of work is about more than wfh

July 18, 2022 / The future of work

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 harness these benefits through hybrid working models. But there is so much more to getting […]

Why customer AND employee experience are your brand

May 20, 2022 / Marketing

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 beautifully crafted brand with strong guidelines and well-defined values is great for your marketing and […]

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

March 24, 2022 / The future of work

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 well as the exacerbation of existing work stresses. The American Psychological Association’s 2021 Work & […]

How to be a successful hybrid work leader

December 7, 2021 / The future of work

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 to a new survey by McKinsey. With the pros and cons of both full-time office […]

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

November 19, 2021 / The future of work

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 would prefer a mix of a few days of each.  So what does the future […]

Remote onboarding: how to effectively onboard talent in a pandemic

June 25, 2021 / The future of work

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. With the “stay at home” advice that came directly from the government, enterprises had to […]

Our values in action: Part Three

June 14, 2021 / Startup

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 truly transparent company. What do we mean by that, and why is it so important?  […]

Our values in action: Part Two

June 14, 2021 / Startup

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 part of the change we want to see in the world. Giving well-earned commendations to […]

Our values in action: Part One

June 14, 2021 / Startup

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 them into action. This approach has built a team that, despite including a wide range […]

Where’s the real inclusion revolution?

May 12, 2021 / The future of work

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 to accelerate change and how Kalido can help. Why do you think there has been […]

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

July 21, 2020 / Tech

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 of like a search engine for finding people based on skills. We allow people to […]

Kalido Awarded as Technology Pioneer by World Economic Forum

June 15, 2020 / Startup

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 to support COVID-19 responses around the world. Kalido fuels organisational and societal prosperity through AI-powered […]

Lean…agile…WFH – Adventures in productivity

June 15, 2020 / The future of work

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 in an unprecedented global working from home (WFH) experiment. At first glance it’s a success, […]

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

April 8, 2020 / 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 of Digital Business Transformation 2019 Advances in technology, digital communications, and artificial intelligence are altering […]

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

October 22, 2019 / Startup

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 managers strive to fill open positions with the best talent, which can take months, and […]

The best talent acquisition comes from referrals

September 25, 2019 / Startup

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 for generated quality of new hires. Furthermore, 82% said it gave them the best return […]

The value of employee profiles

September 18, 2019 / Networking

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 reliance on remote collaboration, which requires greater investment in technology that helps people connect, like […]

I am new to a big company. Help.

September 11, 2019 / Networking

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 UK workforce is set to be freelance. So if you’re a student, someone who has […]

Decisions: should you act now or sleep on it?

August 28, 2019 / Productivity

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 faster, but considered decisions can lead to better long-term outcomes. So, when you have a […]

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

August 14, 2019 / Productivity

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 members, too. However, data shows us that underneath the high performing exterior, there’s a real […]