How to improve your leadership skills?

Anyone can sit in a corner office and delegate tasks, but there is more to effective leadership than that. Effective leaders have major impacts on not only the team members they manage, but also their company as a whole. To become a better leader, you should sharpen your skills regularly. Here are some ways to […]

Coaching: WHO, WHY, HOW?

When you hear the word coaching what comes to your mind? Basketball coach? Acting coach? Maybe even a vocal coach? Confusing, isn’t it? Coaching has become such a popular title that it has been used in a lot of professions without any training. We at Smartful help you unlock your real potential through coaching. But […]

5 proven ways to keep employees motivated

Hiring a great team is only half the challenge when it comes to achieving continuous organizational success. The other half of the challenge is keeping employees motivated to retain talent and succeed in the long-run.  Here are some actions you could take to achieve your goal maintaining the team motivated. Share positive feedback Recognizing and […]

Why employees quit?

Employees quit their job for many reasons. They follow spouses or partners across the country, stay home with children, change careers, find upwardly mobile career promotions, and go back to school. Those reasons are tough to address by an employer because they involve life events in the employee’s world outside of work. WHY EMPLOYEES QUIT? […]

11 steps for successful onboarding

Companies work hard and spend a lot of money and time on finding new employees. Unfortunately, those efforts may go to waste if the new employee doesn’t fit in with the team or can’t handle their tasks. To avoid this scenario, a strong onboarding program is vital. WHAT IS ONBOARDING? Onboarding is supporting the new […]

Article: 3 ways to support your remotely working employees during COVID-19

CIPD ehk personalijuhtimise spetsialistide professionaalse ühenduse uuring näitas, et COVID-19 pandeemia on meie mõttemaailma kodus töötamise ja kaugtöö osas muutnud. Uuringus osalenutest 61% tunnistasid, et nende töö- ja eraelu tasakaal on paranenud. Ettevõtted ennustavad pandeemia järel nende töötajate arvu suurenemist, kes töötavad täisajaga kaugtöö vormis. [...]

The power of female leaders

This week, we celebrated the International Women’s Day. And it is the right time to recognize and celebrate everything that women have achieved so far. All over the world women’s participation in the labor market has increased in recent decades. In addition to that, at this moment in Estonia both our President and Prime Minister […]

Communication training and communication skills

Communication skills should not be underestimated, as they are one of the most important skills that can determine your success at work and in life. In some situations, good communication skills are the determining factor. The most successful organizations understand that in today’s business world, good communication is essential at all levels. Without [...]