Starting a business can be incredibly rewarding. Successful entrepreneurs experience financial freedom, set their own schedules and realize their dreams. However, getting there can lead to stress that triggers distressing symptoms. These five tips can benefit your mental health on the journey.
Prioritising employee development and fostering a diverse and inclusive workplace is something that modern employers of today are striving for. But how can this be achieved in a demanding environment where it’s absolutely essential to deliver the highest quality of services to clients? Sirva is an example of a company which has managed to find a balance between both. We spoke to Daryna Kosse (Global L&D Manager) and Erika Skulavikova (Client Finance Manager) about Sirva’s recipe for excellence both as a business and an employer.
Would you like to grow professionally in the field of HR by working with a mentor? Our HR mentors help their mentees advance in their HR career. They support their mentees in breaking through into the HR industry, develop their stills and identify the resources they need to progress. With a global mentor community from different backgrounds, our mentors have different experiences to share with their mentees making every mentoring experience unique. To give you a glimpse of our diverse mentor community, we introduce to you some of our mentors in the field of HR.
The last few years have been tough to navigate, especially when it comes to job security. From a global pandemic to the recent development in AI, job security has become a serious concern for today’s workforce with many positions being outsourced, cut, or revamped. In light of these developments, we organised a panel discussion that aims to talk about strategies around today’s volatile economy with Hana Souckova (Managing Director, SAP Czech), Zuzana Kosorinova (Employee Engagement Lead, IT Talent Enablement, MSD), and Jaroslav Gergic (Senior Director of Software Engineering, SentinelOne). The conversation concluded with the importance of finding your unique selling proposition (USP) as the key in job security in this volatile market. We’ve outlined six steps to help you define your strengths, stand out from competition, and stay relevant.
A highly valued member of our mentor community, Martina Duskova has been mentoring with Femme Palette for a few years now, and guided a number of mentees on their path to success. As one of our most active mentors, she also has many interesting insights from her mentoring journeys to share. We talked to Martina not only about those, but also about her stationery brand printintin, her advice for aspiring female entrepreneurs, and her enthusiasm for various productivity methods and her advice in that area.
Marta Batíková was a Femme Palette mentee, who just finished our Mentoring program. After working full time at Raiffeisenbank and Better Slack, she decided to pursue another master’s degree. In this spotlight interview, we asked Mariia about her decision to go back to university, what factors she considered when making this shift, what the biggest lessons she has learned from this experience and so much more.
On October 7th, 2023, our Prague community came together once again for the third annual Femme Palette conference. Just like the previous year, our event took place at the same stunning venue, WPP Campus, with a remarkable turnout of over 200 attendees. The 2023 conference continued to build upon the success of its predecessors, offering a full day of engaging panel discussions, enlightening talks, networking, and interactive workshops.As we reflect on this year's conference, let's revisit the memorable moments and highlights from this remarkable day!