Monthly Archives: September 2016

Interview with Monika Kraus-Wildegger, CEO of GOODplace

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In the following interview we take a look at the modern working world, and talk to Monika Kraus-Wildegger about “feel-good management” and her company GOODplace.   Feel-good culture is trending in Germany right now. It places well-being of the staff at the center of the business.

GOODplace is a platform for feel-good culture. The company supports skilled personnel and companies in creating a sense of well-being and happiness amongst staff so that they are happy and productive at work. GOODplace has already been featured in a post about our favourite websites for professional development and guidance – we’ve been bowled over by the feel-good concept since the beginning. Monika Kraus-Wildegger has lived in Europe, Asia and Chicago, developed the Feel-good Manager profile alongside the Frauenhofer Institute, and is a trailblazer and expert in the field of feel-good management.

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(Source: Gabriele Bohle)

Ms Kraus-Wildegger, you are the founder of GOODplace – what’s your company all about?

GOODplace is a platform for a new way of working. We deliver our own professional training to advise and qualify skilled personnel and companies in feel-good management. Our motto is Feelgood makes work a good place!

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New Jobisjob Forum | Welcome to Our Jobs Community

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The JobisJob forum is a community specialized in employment where you can share your knowledge and experiences.

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Looking for work in a competitive and ever-changing labour market is sometimes like going alone into a jungle or getting lost in a labyrinth. But the reality is that you are not alone, and you are not the only person going through the same concerns. Better still, there are people that have completed the same process, who know that the light is at the end of the tunnel, and who have valuable advice that can save you time and effort in your search and help you achieve professional success.

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Augmented and Virtual Reality: The Jobs that Will Come

This entry was posted in Articles, Employment trends and tagged , , , , , on by Alfonso Pujalte.

A long tradition of science-fiction tales has made us dream of a promising future where we escape from reality by using technology. For example, Gibson’s Neuromancer told us about cyberspace before the creation of internet.  In his book, Gibson showed us a world where people can use body implants and navigate through a virtual world. Later, Matrix retook this idea of an immersive virtual reality and went much further. As a new version of Plato’s cave, where prisoners were only able to see the shadows projected on a wall, humans in Matrix were connected to a simulation and completely unaware of what was actually happening. The film asked the audience: what if all you are going through was only a simulated lie?

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Image: Marco Verch

From time to time, some intrepid researchers bet on one of these crazy ideas and these fantasies sneak into our daily lives. When this happens, it usually ends up changing society profoundly and this new technology stays with us forever as did the computer. Nowadays it seems to be the turn of augmented and virtual reality to become the gadgets of this era. Although these technologies are not completely new, they are now mature enough to become more than a fancy trend.

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