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What makes a Future Manager?

The term Management 4.0 indicates the new style of leadership that is arising from the 4.0 Industrial Revolution. The 4.0 industry requires the integration and connection between machines, people and information systems, to create agile work environments where the workforce is able to respond fast with their predictions and decisions across the business. This new environment will require a new type of manager: the 4.0 Manager. These leaders will be...

What questions can you ask as a candidate?

A job interview is a two-way street: the potential employers are asking to the candidates questions about them and their skills while the candidate is assessing if the job and company suits its expectations and aspirations. For candidates an important moment to discover more about the company and the job is when the potential employer asks if they have questions. These questions are a crucial point of the interview because not only...

The traits of an effective team

  A team is able to achieve a performance that an individual on its own cannot accomplish. However for a team to be effective, each individual must also recognize their personal responsibilities to the team. Being part of a team means being open to other people’s ideas and perspectives in a positive discussion; for this reason team players have an open mind and actively listen the others. Each member of...

Workshop focusing on the recruitment of IT engineers

  FMA Italy will organize at their office in Milan a Workshop focusing on the recruitment of IT engineers. Within the IT world, the offer of computer scientists and computer engineers is lower compared to the demand of Italian and European companies. As a first consequence, companies evaluated the possibility to hire these technicians from other countries. For this reason, Future Manager Alliance, the first global player focused on the executive...

“Can I give you feedback?”

When talking about feedback and the value of it in workplace, there is a dominant belief that by giving feedback, especially if it is critical, there will be an increase in performance. Amazon, Google and Netflix are common examples of companies that attribute part of their success to their culture’s promotion of direct and blunt feedback and use it as a driver to attract and promote the best employees. The prevalent...

Boomerang Recruitment

A boomerang employee is an employee who leaves the enterprise he/she works for but then later returns to work for the company again. Not many companies are using the boomerang recruitment, but in the consulting or IT fields it is quite common. Some of these companies have create “Alumni program” to stay in touch with the their ex employees. The reason behind these programs is that sometimes valuable people leave...

How to start a business meeting

Before the meeting: Before starting the meeting it is important to plan mentally what will be discussed in the meeting and to be sure that all the documents and information necessary are duly prepared. For this reason we advise to arrive to the appointment 10-15 minutes before scheduled: this time should be used to relax and to be more focused for the upcoming commitment. We recommend to use this time...

The strategic alignment of the recruitment process

  The challenge of effective talent management to sustenance business growth is a consistent top priority among global Companies. However, many companies struggle on how their recruitment process can align to the organisation’s strategic direction to successfully move the business forward. Aligning the recruitment strategy with the strategic plan can strengthen the company’s competitive advantage. Talent management has to take into consideration both current and future needs, and the recruitment...