Insights

At SparkUs we are a learning organisation. We are happy to share our experience and insights with you below.

Sustainable business growth can’t be achieved without highly skilled employees. Creating a culture of learning for employees and leaders through learning & development programmes became a top priority for HR professionals. In fact, learning and development programs have become the major focus of investment in many organisations since they are seen as strategic tools for…

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Investing in the upskilling and resilience of employees after COVID-19 “Even before pandemic turned the planet upside down, the world was already like a washing machine on spin dry. Digitalisation, AI – not to mention climate change – were already sending metaphorical socks off to that unknown place and, in some ways, we can see…

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Frontline employees are the brand ambassadors of businesses by being mostly the only face-to-face interaction a customer has with an organisation. They also make up the biggest proportion of a company’s population. In fact, just the frontline staff makes up 80% of the workforce, especially in multi-site organisations. Given their crucial role, frontline employee engagement…

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Discover How Novartis Achieved 85% Engagement Rate in its Mentorship Program with Sparkus Founded in 1996, Novartis International AG is a leading multinational pharmaceutical company. It is one of the largest pharmaceutical companies by both sales and market capitalisation, operating in 155 countries. Novartis has a curious, inspired, empowered and “unbossed” culture in which leaders…

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Overall organisational success requires agile leaders who have Leadership 4.0 skills and qualities. However, this is not a one man’s job. In order for leaders to develop these skills and to adapt to the changing requirements of businesses, organisations need to support their leaders. And that’s where leadership development programmes come into play! When executed…

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In order to build a sustainable coaching culture within a company, organisations have to invest in leadership development, and their leaders/managers have to practise coaching in the first place. However, this is not as easy as it sounds. Even though “questioning the value of coaching” is diminishing in the business world, some organisations are still…

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At SparkUs, we believe in regularly attending industry events in order to develop close relationships with our peers and stay ahead of the latest developments. This year, we were one of the 120 startups programme attendees at the WEF Annual Meeting of the New Champions, which was a fantastic opportunity to take the pulse of…

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On our path to support our partners in building the workforce of the future, we always try to go the extra mile, even if it means to lay ourselves bare with a 360-degree evaluation. In that regard, we asked 451 Research- the leading information technology research and advisory company- to create a comprehensive analysis of…

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People are what make and break an organization. That’s why it is a no brainer that, employee learning and development has become the major focus of investment for HR professionals in 2019. Creating an ongoing learning environment is also the key to higher employee engagement, retention, and motivation. LinkedIn’s Workforce Learning Report shows that 93%…

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Women have been contributing to businesses as much as men for decades. They’ve been making names for themselves in every field and even earning more bachelor’s degrees than men (McKinsey). However, men still hold 62% of manager-level positions, while women hold just 38% (McKinsey & Lean In report). So, what is the holdback? Here are…

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