Category: consulting

The Great Resignation: 5 Trends to Watch in The Future Of Work – an Interview with Karen Mangia

The Great Resignation: 5 Trends to Watch in The Future Of Work – an Interview with Karen Mangia

(“The Great Resignation & The Future Of Work: Sergei Brovkin Of Collectiver On How Employers and Employees Are Reworking Work Together” –  originally published in Authority Magazine). No more lifetime careers or long-term employment. The rate of change in science and technology has reached such a level that no profession and no job will remain relevant […]

What Steve Jobs Knew Before the Great Resignation

What Steve Jobs Knew Before the Great Resignation

Steve Jobs may have been a controversial leader – but a smart one. And there was something that he understood particularly well and used as a foundation for his management approach.

REreading Drucker

REreading Drucker

There are multiple connections between management and values, and society. Likewise, there are many boundary-spanning ideas in the works of Peter Drucker, Abraham Maslow, and Henry Mintzberg.

How To Follow Up With A Recruiter – In 2021?

How To Follow Up With A Recruiter – In 2021?

A friend asked me to help his daughter write a formal follow-up letter to a prospective employer. After a few questions, it has become clear that the young lady has a good chance to land a job in an environment that will make her life miserable, where she will never be productive or at least […]

How to Make Sure Your Improvement Initiative Fails

How to Make Sure Your Improvement Initiative Fails Burning Platform Company Meeting

As a performance improvement expert and organizational change specialist, I affirm that the following principles are ultimately reliable and guarantee the expected outcome: 1. Send an unexpected mass email to all or call an all-hands meeting to tell the entire company that “we are on a burning platform.” 2. Hire a consulting company and tell […]

The 4-Day WorkWeek: The Good the Bad and the Ugly

The 4-Day WorkWeek: The Good the Bad and the Ugly (c) S. Brovkin

Recently, some major news media, many bloggers and numerous readers were delirious about the findings of several “four-day week” trials in the UK and Iceland (with more countries across the world joining in). Researches inform that those trials were an “overwhelming success,” with quite a few workers having moved to a shorter week while “productivity […]

Really, What Makes an Effective Executive?

Really, What Makes an Effective Executive?

Whenever I ask this question, I always hear the usual sacred mixture of “integrity,” “willpower,” “leadership,” and, of course, “charisma.” The most promising HiPos would proudly throw in “emotional intelligence.” Those fuzzy buzzwords are supposed to make all aspiring executives salivate but none answers the question or offers at least a practical first step. For […]

Glassdoor Ratings and Reviews Revisited – Part 2

Glassdoor Ratings and Reviews Revisited – Part 2 Glassdoor Revisited

Using Glassdoor data, calculate your benchmark Engagement Ratio and use Glassdoor as a performance improvement monitor and communication channel.

Glassdoor Ratings and Reviews Revisited – Part 1

Glassdoor Ratings and Reviews Revisited – Part 1 Glassdoor Revisited

Glassdoor has been the go-to resource for job seekers. There is a good reason for employers to use GD as well because a clean Glass Door can double as a mirror. There are benefits on both sides of the Glassdoor: It is an information resource, a mirror, and a communication tool.

Have You Met Your New Year Yet?

Have You Met Your New Year Yet? Meeting Secret Benefits

Our “virtual reality” today simply magnified the problems that you must have had for a while. The root cause is simple: your meetings are not conducted properly. Meetings is where management happens.