12.2.2020

Work trends 2020: Eyes on employee engagement

Mira KekarainenThe goals and values of companies and people are changing. Design and innovation consultancy company Fjord releases its trend report every year. In the newly published report for 2020 the first big trend is acknowledging the many faces of growth.

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12.2.2020

Work trends 2020: Eyes on employee engagement

Mira KekarainenThe goals and values of companies and people are changing. Design and innovation consultancy company Fjord releases its trend report every year. In the newly published report for 2020 the first big trend is acknowledging the many faces of growth.

6.2.2020

Media literacy- What, why and how Seppo can help? Part 2

Riika RäisänenMedia Literacy Week is approaching in Finland, but media literacy is a current topic at any time of the year. As I promised in my previous blog post, we continue discussing media literacy in this second part!

21.1.2020

Recruit with a game!

Mira KekarainenIf adding gamification to recruitment process seems like a glued on addition, this post will give you something to think about. The benefits gamification can offer to this process have nothing glued on in them.

16.1.2020

Media literacy- What, why and how Seppo can help? Part 1

Riika RäisänenTV, radio, Instagram, YouTube, Facebook, Netflix, newspapers, internet... We are constantly bombarded by media content and we don't really know how handle it.

19.12.2019

Entertainment economy has changed recruiting processes – What should you know?

Mira KekarainenToday nearly 3/4 of employees are millennials who have grown up with video games. Gamification is the norm with this generation. But millennials are not alone with their changed view of the world. We all expect to be entertained. And this applies to work just as well as leisure.

21.11.2019

Gamification at work. What's the point?

Mira KekarainenWhether the goal is to increase sales, employee happiness, effectiveness or recruiting practices, there’s an app or way to do that in a gamified way. And in an increasing amount, that's exactly what's done. But what’s the point?

22.10.2019

Games + Reading = Winning Combo

Mira KekarainenAround the world October is the official reading month. But around the world children's reading skills are causing worry. Some say books have lost the battle to games.

5.10.2019

Hurray on Teachers' Day!

Mira KekarainenLong summer holidays are but a distant memory on this October day. Since 1994, October 5th has been celebrated as the World Teachers' day. A good day to think about the role of teachers in today's world.

14.6.2019

Gamification helps to engage and motivate at work

Mira KekarainenBusiness growth is always the underlying factor in companies' needs for skills development. Gamification helps to motivate people, but planning successful game projects requires planning just like any other project.

16.5.2019

What happens when you add goals, rules and a story to your game?

Mira KekarainenWhat's the goal of your learning game? And can your students relate to it? Creating interesting enough content to your game helps to motivate your learners.