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Bespoke HR Business Partner

When I joined Objectivity my friends working in HR started asking questions. Obviously they wanted to know more about the company – which is standard – but the most important question was: “What are your responsibilities?” I told them that I have to keep employees satisfied in the workplace and the way I am going […]

Let’s get motivated!

How about broadening our employees’ responsibility instead of increasing their salary? What if we created a workplace where people can develop and share their knowledge, instead of enhancing their package? And what if we went for giving them a possibility to set their individual way of achieving goals, instead of gain sharing. Sounds controversial? But […]

Aspire for THE BEST

Everyone strives for something different. Be it a specific job title, a big dream to chase, a particular spouse. Nothing wrong about it, especially considering needs of any single person do not remain static over their lifetime, but evolve to match their circumstances at the time. Obvious, isn’t it? Yet, some of our strives seem, […]

Is it the same with MBO as with democracy?

Management by Objectives (MBO) means canons of HR processes that are used in each self respecting company. And even though it’s not perfect, yet no one has invented anything better. Are you sure? A bit of warning, the subsequent paragraphs show a strongly subjective position.   Each employee in a big company sees how MBO […]

How to create a nice presentation? Colours!

If you have read my previous post probablly you remember I have mentioned about art skills of UI Developers. It is a one of reason why many collegous ask me for a help to find a nice set of colours and face fonts for their presentations. Sounds familiar? If you also has this kind of […]

Who is the UI Developer?

  The UI developer is a hybrid. He or she is: a web developer, a web designer basic user experience specialist Many of you could think 3 in 1, however one UI developer cannot replace all these people. It is more like a bridge between different roles making everybody’s work easier and faster. Sometimes the UI can […]

Observations in the UK

Upfront I have to inform you that this article does not contain any deep thoughts, goals, or hidden layers. It is just an article written by someone who has recently moved from Poland to the UK and in his getting-to-know-the-UK period observed some practical differences that he wants to share with you. This article is […]

My travel from Wroclaw to the UK in a Van

Some of you by now know that I am not longer working in the Polish office but have moved to the UK and am now working from the UK Office in a new role as onsite co-ordinator. What this role includes I might describe in a later post. However, since the posts on our blog […]

Brain aware stand-up

One of the perks of being a Data Scientist is that you are able to attend to interesting conferences to look for new ideas and trends. I have just come back from ITxpo, the major Gartner’s event prepared for the IT world. The amount of stuff presented there was overwhelming. This time I would like […]

The 3 Pillars of Willpower Boost

Whenever one wants to succeed in getting into shape, a few well known rules should be followed. First would be to warm up and stretch a bit, just to minimize the risk of injuries. Second, it’s necessary to push a bit harder each time. It’s actually quite tricky to figure the exact increase – go […]