How do you continue to find good employees in a changing world of employment and as an employer, motivate them over the long term while creating a stimulating working environment?
●COWORKING PLACES: For what reasons do you offer your employees the opportunity to work outside the office?
91 percent - Greater attractiveness as an employer;
50 percent - Compensation for a locational disadvantage (e.g. due to poor transport connections);
18 percent - Cost savings (e.g. fewer workstations in the office);
4 percent of the employees work exclusively from a Home Office.
● RECRUITMENT STRATEGIES IN THE LOGISTICS INDUSTRY - Companies in the logistics industry find new personnel:
77 percent - via internet job exchanges and job portals;
63 percent - via company websites;
61 percent - through employee recommendations.
● AI AS A MOTOR FOR GROWTH
SMEs see particularly high potential for growth in the application of artificial intelligence in the following areas:
84 percent - optimisation of distribution and logistics;
78 percent - better customer service;
75 percent - development of new business models and product innovations.
●AI AS A MOTOR FOR GROWTH
The challenges are:
100 percent - lack of expertise / shortage of employees;
72 percent - data security concerns;
66 percent - inadequate database.
● DIGITAL WORKPLACE: Companies in which a large number of digital aids are used for work in teams and on projects are 30 percent more efficient.
● DIGITAL MEDIA ON THE JOB:98 percent of employees with a high level of education use digital media such as computers, the Internet, laptops, tablets or smartphones in their professional activities.
● KEYS TO THE FUTURE – ARTIFICIAL INTELLIGENCE: 41 percent of respondents to a survey made up of employees and managers from various logistics disciplines believe that artificial intelligence is definitely the future of logistics.
Sources: XING New Work Trendbook 2018, statista, www.e-commerce-magazin.de, Campana & Schott, Inform Software Illustration: Manuela Heins