Changes of ownership have brought their share of challenges to Hotel ibis Styles Arlon, particularly in terms of HR. Today, the focus is on stability, even in working hours. The result: highly committed staff, relatively low staff turnover and loyal customers.
The Van der Valk chain's famous toucan enjoys the hotel's highly visible locations, which beckon guests to their comfortable beds, polished restaurants and warm-hearted welcome. Since 2017, it has also been nesting at Arlon, in an amazing tower boasting 125 rooms. One year into the Covid pandemic, its director is only concerned about one thing: "finding hospitality staff will be our major challenge during the years ahead".
In 2021, ASAP has 80 offices spread across the country and has a permanent team of 280 members of staff. Furthermore, the Limburg-based HR service provider is expanding its internationalisation plans. And, after four decades, ASAP is still a great family business. Three years ago, Human Engagement Director Ann Doucet faced the tough challenge of devising an HR strategy for the growing organisation. "An engaged team was my goal."
Keeping up with the rapidly evolving media world is the motto of technology company MEDIAGENIX. You can only do this successfully if you can retain the very best profiles. MEDIAGENIX goes beyond remuneration to achieve this, by developing a flat work organisation where employees can set their own career path based on self-leadership.
Many companies now promise a sustainable career. But engineering firm Arcadis has really put the HR buzzword into practice with a strategy that is based on three pillars: continuous feedback, mobility and working from home. Wim Waterschoot, People Director Arcadis Belgium & Europe South: "Our people want to give their very best, and this is only possible if you, in turn take their well-being seriously."