Cantaloupe Interim Management is fortunate to have the opportunity to collaborate successfully and in an enriching way on an interpersonal level with an extensive network of experienced HR Interim Managers. “Cantaloupe Informs!” reflects this collaboration: in addition to our own news items, you can also read the contributions of our freelance HR experts. Their topics not only deal with specific HR issues, but also with current societal developments.
Developing an effective Employer Branding strategy is not as obvious as it seems to some. In all the enthusiasm for bringing the company DNA to life, a number of basic rules are often overlooked. Hervé Heesterbeek emphasises the importance of communicating authentically as an essential pillar for successful Employer Branding. If not, the result may be a pretty story without any content and therefore with little appeal for future and current employees.Read more
A Recognition Program can be a valuable tool to drive change by promoting desired behaviour and fostering positive attitudes. Griet Robberechts discusses in her article some best practices to make such a program a successful one. She also highlights the added value that more innovative recognition methods can bring specifically in 2021.Read more
“The organization is, above all, social. It is people.”
Nick Cuyvers has no intention whatsoever of giving you ready-made answers on how best to organise your “Home Office” in the post-Covid world. In his article, on the other hand, he helps you to ask the right questions in order to draw up well-considered and appropriate Home Office guidelines.Read more
Controlling, a major pre-covid part of the role of many team leaders, becomes difficult to fulfil in a hybrid working environment. The fear of not meeting expectations and goals push team leaders out of their comfort zone and triggers a lot of questions. Erna Vanden Wyngaert and Mariet Vrancken, founders of Reimagine Work, highlight 4 topics to consider when reimagining the team leader’s rol.Read more
How to prevent a communication breakdown when deploying a new corporate policy? – Kristien Debougnoux08 December 2020
Kristien Debougnoux challenges the idea that the cascade down of information via line managers is the best communication channel to launch a new corporate policy. She describes in her article some root causes for failure in communicating a new corporate policy. In addition to a number of best practices to avoid this communication breakdown, Kristien also highlights some key elements for mobilizing line managers to fully embrace their role in this matter.Read more