Agile People: A Radical Approach for HR & Managers
from Pia-Maria Thoren


Corporate cultures, global mindsets, and employee priorities are changing, which means management and human resources departments must also evolve. To ensure teams are well crafted, motivated, and successful, managers and HR professionals must step outside their comfort zone and adapt to younger, newer ways of thinking—they must become Agile.


"The most pressing task is to teach people how to learn" - Peter Drucker
Ensure teams are
  • Well crafted
  • Motivated
  • Successful
  • Mangers must step outside their comfort zone

The agile recruitment manifesto

Keys = Transparency + Team involved

Know people

  • Real character
  • Invite candidates
    • Spend a day with the people
    • Speak with a wide range of people
  • Must have diversity in the talent pool

Traditional way vs agile way

Evaluate competence vs Evaluate values and cultural fit

70:20:10 Model

  • 70% : knowledge is learned through XP
  • 20% : Through coaching, mentoring, relationships
  • 10% Through structured course
Learning is the only way to adapt

Agile learning

Learn more effectively in small amounts
Design :
  • Their own schedule
  • To-do list
  • Goals
"Hire for attitude. Train for skills" - Unknown

Mind map

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