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The corporate governance crisis

17 februarie 2018 | Articol de: Florentina Șușnea, Managing Partner, PKF Finconta
corporate governance crisis

The 2008 crisis has drawn everyone’s attention to the need to regulate and implement a rigorous set of rules and principles that govern or supervise companies. Business governance rules existed in the early 2000s, but the lax regulations and the inconsistency of internal audit on the top management’s activity led to non-compliantbehaviors. Theforms thereofcovered a […]

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Companies say 2018 will be bad for business

12 februarie 2018 |

The percentage of companies expecting to decrease profits is twice higher than at the beginning of last year and those who say they do not increase investments is 18% in 2018 compared to only 10% at the beginning of 2017. These are the results of the study „Business outlook in 2018”, released today by Valoria […]

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Men seem to be more strongly oriented towards personal branding than women

9 februarie 2018 | Articol de: Elena Badea, Managing Partner, Valoria Business Solutions
Men seem to be more strongly oriented towards personal branding than women

The personal brand contains the set of features that highlight each person and their communication. But the options that specifically define everyone’s personal brand are the result of dictated age, education, and gender choices. This is the conclusion of a study on the personal brand in Romania, conducted by the consultancy company Valoria.  Here are […]

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World economic challenges in 2018

2 februarie 2018 | Articol de: Constantin Magdalina, Emergent Trends & Technologies Expert

The annual World Economic Forum from Davos, Switzerland, has just ended – a good opportunity to analyze the main challenges faced by the world – from cybersecurity, global trade and cryptocurrency to cooperation, equal opportunities, humanitarian crisis and change climate. In Romania, the echoes of these topics discussed by the political and business world leaders […]

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The HR function in the digital age

19 ianuarie 2018 | Articol de: Elena Badea, Managing Partner, Valoria Business Solutions
The HR function in the digital age

In many cases, companies fail to overcome the gap between knowing and doing what is needed to bring technology together with the latest processes and skills to bring HR into the 21st century. Even if some companies announce that they are changing their technology, the role and processes of HR remain unevolved, while other companies […]

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Trends in digital transformation for 2018

18 ianuarie 2018 | Articol de: Constantin Măgdălina, Emergent Trends & Technologies Expert
Trends in digital transformation for 2018

There are notions which, through the frequency of their use, lead to satiety. You do not want to hear them again. It can be said, with some arguments, that digital transformation is in such a situation. And yet the subject is imposed on companies by the impact it generates. You integrate digitization in your company, […]

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5 steps to make your company more focused on the customer

8 ianuarie 2018 | Articol de: Elena Badea, Managing Partner, Valoria Business Solutions
5 steps to make your company more focused on the customer

Although focusing on the customer is not a new concept, it has become more and more relevant. Customer focus is a strategy that aligns the development and delivery of the company’s products around consumer needs. In the context of digital business transformation, and digital marketing, understanding and shaping the customer experience brings many benefits that […]

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Santa Claus in economy

22 decembrie 2017 | Articol de: Constantin Măgdălina, Expert, Emerging Trends & Technologies
Santa Claus in economy

Consecrated as a jolly old man who brings gifts to the little ones, Santa Claus is an inspiring symbol. It is a relationship capital that we invest in others by simply giving gifts. An economy of circumstance is born that has its own rules. We give and receive on the basis of a reciprocal behavior […]

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Which are the most client centric industries in Romania?

14 decembrie 2017 | Articol de: Constantin Măgdălina, Expert, Emerging Trends & Technologies
Which are the most client centric industries in Romania?

In the digital era, consumer experience decides the business champions. Companies that manage the relationship with the consumer at all points of contact with the consumer will become market leaders. Industries that make the consumer experience the number one focus in their organizational culture, organizational structures and process design, will generate added value for the […]

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Retention of valuable employees, the main HR challenge for 2017

13 decembrie 2017 | Articol de:  says Elena Badea, Managing Partner Valoria, Daniel Drăgan, Managing Partner, Business Mark, Constantin Măgdălina, Emerging Trends and Technologies Expert

According to the survey „Trends and challenges in HR for 2017”, carried out by Valoria in collaboration with Business Mark, 60% of companies in Romania say the most important strategic challenge in HR is the retention of high-potential and high-performance employees. In 2016, the main HR challenge for companies was to maintain a high level […]

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Show me your employer brand

7 decembrie 2017 | Articol de: Elena Badea, Managing Partner, Valoria Business Solutions
The employer brand is what people say about how your company recruits, motivates and retains employees

It is not at all what companies want, but we are in a labor market where the final word belongs to the candidate, not the employer. How we got here is less important now, because every moment – with or without the support of the HR function – employers have to face the consequences of […]

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What do the Romanian executives think about digitalization

6 noiembrie 2017 | Articol de: Constantin Magdalina, EmergingTrends &Technologies Expert
What do the Romanian executives think about digitalization

Romania has the chance to strengthen its economic performance if digital technology and solutions are integrated used by each of the companies. Only that technology investments and the implementation of digital solutions are decided by each company’s management. So, I asked the executives and managers of the companies in Romania what is their opinion about digitization. The answers […]

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Why would companies want to go for RPO?

1 noiembrie 2017 |
Why would companies want to go for RPO?

ManpowerGroup has launched in Romania its ManpowerGroup Solutions brand, its line specializing in Recruitment Process Outsourcing (RPO). During an informal meeting with this occasion, we had the chance to interact with Sarah Peiker, Head of RPO Practice, EMEA about the evolution of RPO over the course of the last almost twenty years, based on their experience. Also, we […]

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Romanian companies activate an investment preservation instinct

13 octombrie 2017 |

In the second half of 2017,  companies have made significant adjustments to previously projected figures for turnover, profit, employee numbers, salary levels and investments for this year, according to the survey report „Business evolution in 2017” released by Valoria. The percentage of companies expecting negative profits is now 20% compared to only 6% at the […]

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Advertising in the mobile gaming world

21 septembrie 2017 | Articol de: Constantin Măgdălina, Emerging Trends & Technologies Expert
Advertising in the mobile gaming world

„Doing business without advertising is like winking at someone in the dark. You know what you’re doing, but nobody else does.” That’s a well-known saying in advertising. This saying is all the more relevant to the gaming industry. A good game without advertising is like trying to seduce an audience who does not even know […]

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Trends in business leadership in 2017

11 septembrie 2017 | Articol de: Constantin Măgdălina, Emerging Trends & Technologies Expert
Trends in business leadership in 2017

Leadership is a central theme in the business world. Its definition evolves. The stylistics of his practice evolves too. Role model leaders known to the public are associated with great successes, they trace typologies that are wanted to be replicated, sometimes underlying trends in leadership. The research company Development Dimensions International shows in a survey […]

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3 ways in which artificial intelligence will automate recruitment

8 septembrie 2017 | Articol de: Alexandra Cernian – Lector universitar, Facultatea de Automatică și Calculatoare
3 ways in which artificial intelligence will automate recruitment

The most important thing managers and leaders do in an organization is to hire the right people for the right job. At the moment, the recruitment process has become very dynamic and is constantly changing. In addition to finding and evaluating candidates, companies have to differentiate each other through their own brand, candidate experience, and […]

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Trends in social media marketing by industry sector

4 septembrie 2017 |
Trends in social media marketing by industry sector

The power of social networks for the mix of marketing and communication is obvious. The transformations in this field have been constant and very dynamic in the past 7 years. Businesses of all sizes have adopted more social media marketing tools. The number of platforms used by companies has increased from year to year as […]

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EX – a new experience your company needs to work on

13 iulie 2017 | Articol de: Olivia Vereha
EX - the new experience your company needs to work on

When it comes to onboarding new hires, the perspectives are very different on what the best practices really are. Some companies prefer to throw the employee ”into the wild” and see if he can take the heat, find his peers, join the village and establish his residence. Others design complex onboarding processes, guiding the new […]

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Empowering the customer-centric strategy through sentiment analysis

25 aprilie 2017 |
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Author: Alexandra Cernian – Lecturer, Faculty of Automatic Control and Computers Companies are turning to sentiment analysis to learn what customers think and to boost customer-centric strategies for sales and marketing campaigns. Predicting consumer behavior can be a difficult task, especially with significant amounts of data coming from so many and varied channels of communication, […]

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