Digital natives will force large companies to change

Ask a hundred young graduates about their image of large companies and institutions. Often you will hear: little innovative, rigid, not transparent, heavily structured, hierarchical, little attention to personal development, focused on short term profit and other words along these lines. When you also take the high turnover rates of these young graduates during the first two years of their careers into account, you can imagine the challenge large companies face in attracting and keeping young talent.Continue reading

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Digitisation – more than focusing on customers

Jeanine van der Lee

Strategic Account Manager at ORMIT

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Aren’t you happy to have the opportunity to carry out all kinds of business anytime, anywhere? Undoubtedly, you run your banking operations online, but what else do you do with your Smartphone or your tablet? What would you like to be able to do more of? Which services do you find satisfying and what do you think should be improved?Continue reading

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Children can teach themselves. Can we do it too?

Rob Gering

Talent Development Manager at ORMIT

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The hole in the wall

Sugata Mitra has a great video on TED talks about his wish to “build a school in the cloud“ (link). It’s about how we can design the future of learning. For this, he draws on his experience, which goes as follows:Continue reading

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Is it possible to change your personality? And is it possible to increase your IQ?

Arjenne Heins

Senior Consultant Talent Management and Leadership Development at ORMIT

These two questions are bound to spark heated debates in the scientific community. Perhaps you are familiar with the ‘nature’ versus ‘nurture’ debate on the subject of ‘personality’? Did you know that your answer to the above questions provides an indication of your success and motivation? And then we are not even talking about what the scientifically ‘correct’ answer to questions about personality and IQ is!Continue reading

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Agile leadership for agile organisations

Today organisations must quickly and smoothly adapt to changes. They need to be agile. Agile organisations are not afraid of the uncertainty of a dynamic environment but they embrace it. They do this by responding quickly, efficiently and effectively to changing customer needs, to new technologies and new ways of working.

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With engaged co-workers, change becomes an opportunity

These days, companies have to be able to anticipate changes as soon as possible. In the market, in the area of technology, politics and social area. This asks some effort from people working in an organisation.Continue reading

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The power of happiness in the workplace

Catherine Brems

Communication and Marketing at ORMIT Belgium

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That work determines happiness is in itself no longer a surprise. Of course, there is more to happiness than just work, but work does play a large role. Work gives meaning, creates social contacts and encourages development. All factors that are closely linked to happiness.Continue reading

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Connecting Talent. Forget the golden chains!

Hetty Van Ee

Managing Director at ORMIT
Sinds 2001 ben ik Algemeen Directeur van ORMIT Groep. Wij maken organisaties en mensen succesvoller door hun unieke talenten te herkennen, te ontwikkelen en in te zetten. Zo zorgen we voor instroom, ontwikkeling en doorstroom van talent in organisaties. Dit noemen we talentisme. Met ORMIT willen we het beste en leukste bedrijf zijn. Practice what you preach in leiderschaps-, talentontwikkeling en levenskunst.

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Talentism entails three aspects; finding, developing and binding talent. “Binding talent?” one of our clients said when we were discussing Talentism, “I don’t want to bind anyone to my company. If someone wants to leave, he can go.”Continue reading

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15 years of ORMIT Belgium: A trip down memory lane

The birth of a new concept
Good ideas sometimes come from places we would not immediately expect. This was true of the ORMIT concept, which was conceived of on a golf course, somewhere between the eighteenth and nineteenth hole.Continue reading

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