My dear (un)comfort zone

A couple of weeks ago I was listening to a friend who was talking about his job. Almost everything seemed wrong: the boss, the colleagues, the salary and the contents of the job itself. He was really disappointed and bothered. He felt himself like a “lion in cage”, I was so sorry for his bad […]

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Where are you running?

The “hamster on the wheel” is a meaningful metaphor to describe how some employees, often middle managers and professionals, feel at work. They’re hard workers, demanding with themselves and focused on “get things better”. Sometimes they’re perfectionist, other times they suffer from “over-doing syndrome” or they are swamped by too much work and they stretch […]

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6 Skills to be successful

“It is possible to fly without motors, but not without knowledge and skill” – Wilbur Wright. Here below my own perspective about the best skills to be successful at work.. and, why not, in life! Awareness Awareness is one of my favorite skills ever. Aware people are always a step forward: they are frequently able […]

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Happiness at work: what is your body telling you?

“When I was 5 years old, my mother always told me that happiness was the key to life. When I went to school, they asked me what I wanted to be when I grew up. I wrote down ‘happy’. They told me I didn’t understand the assignment, and I told them they didn’t understand life.”  […]

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“YES, BUT people” vs “YES AND people”

Accepting an opportunity saying “YES” is a good chance to raise our personal and professional growth. However, people usually approach their way to say “YES” in two main different categories, below summarized: 1.      YES, BUT…. People – “I would, but I can’t… and, actually, I don’t want” 2.      YES AND…. People – “I want, I can, I do it” […]

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Gi Group global revenues of €1.6 billion

Wyser’s mother company, Gi Group, one of the world’s leading companies in the staffing industry, closed 2015 with excellent results. Thanks to a network of 500 branches and around 2,400 employees, the Group generated total revenues of €1.6 billion, an increase of 18.2% compared to 2014. The EBITDA of the Group  increased significantly to €43 million in 2015, up 19.4% compared to […]

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Job interviews on Skype?

8 ways to make a success of yourself! 1. Have a go before your job interview. Before your actual job interview on Skype make sure you have everything you need for it (PC with microphone and speakers or, even better, a pair of ear phones with built-in microphone). Make sure your connection is up to […]

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Want to be a leader?

A little advice (and some aphorisms) for those wanting to be company leaders. 1. As the ancient Romans said, verba volant, exempla manent. Leaders may explain what you should or should not do once but it is by example that they show the way. Leadership by example works, more than 1000 slides… Those who want […]

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5 tips to kick start the new year

Back to Work: 5 tips on how to get back to work at your best after the holidays. Say hi to your colleagues. It may sound trivial, but pubic relations in your company are always important. Go and say hi to your colleagues and ask them how their holidays were. Even those with whom you […]

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Exploring Middle Manager World

Wyser provides to everybody, companies and candidates, a knowledge center with international studies, surveys, guides and information tools to go deeper in HR topics.

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