Returning to the Office in the Age of Remote Working

If you don’t show up, we will assume you have resigned. – Elon Musk A few weeks ago Ian Goodfellow, the then Head of Machine Learning at Apple, made headlines by quitting over the company’s Return to Office (RTO) policy. This hybrid policy will have workers coming into the office three set days a week […]

The Great Resignation – What does it mean?

In May 2021, Anthony Klotz – an associate professor of business management at Texas A&M University – predicted the coming of a “Great Resignation”, largely because of Covid. Klotz argued that due to “pandemic related epiphanies” – which might include burnout, pressure to return to the office or a change of priorities – people would […]

Between art, academia and AI – Notes on an Interview with Suresh Nampuri

“When atoms collide, that’s physics. When humans collide, we call it theatre.” Suresh Nampuri is a storyteller. In his day job he is a researcher in string theory and quantum physics, currently at the Instituto Superior Técnico (IST) in Lisbon. He is fascinated by gravity: the physical force we learn about earliest in our lives, […]

Five key themes which will reshape the future of work – a Bain& Company report

“Now is the time to focus the human side of work, which will allow leading firms to attract, develop and retain the workforce that is core to their future success.” – James Root, partner at Bain& Company and Bain Futures co-chair This project by Bain& Company cast a huge net, surveying 20.000 workers across multiple […]

How the Coronavirus is impacting recruiting companies

How the Coronavirus is impacting recruiting companies As life in Bavaria is slowly grinding to a halt and the government debates whether to enforce a curfew, we examine the effects that the Corona pandemic is having on businesses in the field of staffing. Most of the customers we recruit for are large scale companies with […]