Jobs’ Future

What do you want to be when you grow up? An astronaut. A doctor. A designer. A policeman. One of my favorite questions, which it happens that we ask through all our live - when we are little, when we finish school, when we graduate university, when we change careers, even when we get retired. And with time answers vary - considering our dreams at first, switching to what the perspectives are, and finishing with the feeling of being useful. Having in mind the major shift in jobs that we are expecting in the next two decades, the question is becoming more and more fundamental. 47% of jobs will disappear in the next 25 years according to Oxford University. The...

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Consider Culture Differences When Creating Company’s Values

People are different. A company have to take into consideration so many aspects - at least three generations, no less than three genders, a variety of religious preferences, and countless of priorities and requirements. The main question is how to address them so that everyone can fit in, so that the business will prosper? Embracing values The key aspect of a company’s identity is its values. They build the culture and differentiate one organization from the others (the competition especially). The general understanding is that the values of companies and its employees should match to create a harmonious group that will prosper together. They should be implemented by all employees to guarantee symbioses between the face and the soul of...

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In the Name of Humanity

What shall we specialize in? What are we going to work? How can we be competitive or at least adequate on the labor market? Those are the questions that originally young people ask themselves, and lately they pop in the mind of everyone of us. STEM for the sake of STEM Companies, governments, and professionals are preaching for the young people to dedicated their live and career to STEM (science, technology, engineering, and math). I visited two lectures this weekend. Simon Singh, one of the world’s most popular science and mathematics writers, shared some cases about major TV productions that try to make equations look cool. Even the screenwriters of The Simpsons were including 'jokes' and 'hints' that could be appreciated...

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Bring in the Talent

Talents. One of the most popular words when talking about employer branding. We are in constant search for them. We do everything to attract and keep them. Some of us even claim that their are bringing talents. But we rarely consider why a person should push himself to be one. Especially in a work environment where demands are grater, technology is advancing with the speed of light, and scarcity of workforce is weakening the competition. With this in mind, I hope that my talk at the TEDxAUBG will inspire the young people to keep pushing the limits, to strive for creating a better world. https://youtu.be/QR_AssmfCgA

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Two Key Factors for Success in Change Management

Change management will become a common strategy for multinational companies in the next decade. Simply because businesses will have to adapt to the development of new technologies, to more flexible competitors like start-ups or to the lack of capable personnel. However, the process might be exhausting and might even endanger the existence of the company. Therefore, it should be planned well ahead, taking into account all the challenges and the opportunities and developing a respective tactic to address them. Here, I will share two factors, which will bring in success in handling change management. Channel the Expectations You should become the guru of managing expectations. You should create them, bring them to the knowledge of employees, make sure that they...

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Там, където се гради човекът

Ако някой каже, че един човек не стига, за да промени света, с пълно убеждение ще му отвърна, че греши. Има едно село във Врачанско, в което се творят чудеса - изграждат се характерите на бъдещето поколение. Надявам се, че всички родни училища могат да се похвалят със същото. Ако ли не, ето един пример, от който могат да се поучат. Да поучиш удоволствието и честта ОУ „Св.Климент Охридски", с. Тишевица Предисторията е дълга, но в едно изречение - след 5-6 Гинес-а в едно софийско рок клубче се озовахме в с. Тишевица, за да открием колко хъс трябва, за да поставиш едно добро начало. След Негово превъзходителство Джеймс Уорлик и моя милост имаше честта да бъде разведена из владенията на...

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Служителите – тактика НЕ за пренебрегване

Има много общо между служителите в една компания и лоялните потребители, което НЕ е за пренебрегване. Ако им се даде гласност и инструменти, за да споделят тяхното мнение, те биха могли да бъдат най-върлата агитка, която да защитава интересите на фирмата.  Кое спира компаниите да се обърнат за подкрепа към своите служители? Най-вече страхът. Повечето комуникационни отдели изпитват ужас от идеята да загубят контрол. А както всички знаем, каквото излезе от нашите уста, вече е официално изказване (повярвайте, няма off the record!). В резултат много малка част - предимно международни компании - са се осмелили да стъпят една крачка напред и да дадат гласност на своите колеги. Какво са спечелили? На първо място - публичност. Днес, в динамичния свят, в...

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