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

Mira Kekarainen19.12.2019 — Today 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.

Gamification at work. What's the point?

Gamification at work. What's the point?

Mira Kekarainen21.11.2019 — Whether 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?

Games + Reading = Winning Combo

Games + Reading = Winning Combo

Mira Kekarainen22.10.2019 — Around 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.

Hurray on Teachers' Day!

Hurray on Teachers' Day!

Mira Kekarainen5.10.2019 — Long 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.

Gamification helps to engage and motivate at work

Gamification helps to engage and motivate at work

Mira Kekarainen14.6.2019 — Business 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.

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

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

Mira Kekarainen16.5.2019 — What'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.

How to make your students shine in your learning games? - Set goals

How to make your students shine in your learning games? - Set goals

Mira Kekarainen10.4.2019 — Setting goals is important for learning. Goals give meaning and feeling of accomplishment for one's actions. But why is it so hard to get students motivated in learning goals?