Juha Huttunen

Juha Huttunen
Juha is a Co-founder and the CEO of VibeCatch. A serial entrepreneur, technology enthusiast and geek with 15+ years of experience in startups, sales, leadership and growing business. To Juha, measuring improvements in performance and putting them in quantifiable and monetary terms is VibeCatch’s greatest strength.

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Oct 15, 2019 9:30:00 AM
The long-term benefits of employee productivity

Your employees are an integral part of your business’ operations every day.

After all, that’s why you hire them in the first place. Each team member should be contributing to overall success by adding value in their roles so that all of their combined efforts drive the business forward into the future.

Your employees’ productivity levels determine how much value they actually provide, and this is why it’s important to focus on ensuring that they are surrounded by a positive work environment which facilitates this.

However, it’s not just about encouraging them to be productive for short-term gain. It’s also about the long-term too, because when you have a productive workplace, this spills over into further benefits such as higher engagement levels, greater well-being and an improved culture.

Here’s why employee productivity is beneficial in the long-term for your business. 

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Sep 25, 2019 11:50:00 AM
Podcast - The Role of HR

In this episode we talk to Dasa Suissa about the role of HR.

Some of the questions we address in this podcast:
  • How does HR profiles itself in an organization?
  • How many roles can take within a company?
  • How can HR contribute to the overall performance of the company?
  • What is the mindset of the HR professional within an organisation?
Dasa is a Leadership Development Facilitator, Culture Transformation Facilitator, Employee Engagement Consultant, HR Capability Development Facilitator. She is also a Lecturer at the Charles University in Prague where she teaches several HR and adult development related subjects. 

For more information about Dasa Suissa please visit her website.

On the same topic, you can also read "How HR departments can contribute to organisational and financial growth".

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Sep 17, 2019 11:25:00 AM
How HR departments can contribute to organisational and financial growth

A Human Resources department is an integral part of a business’ overall success. Why? Because the HR team looks after the most important asset: your employees.

The human element of your business all works together to contribute towards achieving goals - however, people are not machines. They require support, encouragement, guidance and a strong culture to keep their productivity consistently high.

This is where the HR department makes the most impact.

Despite this, HR often gets overlooked and their valuable contribution to the business is underestimated completely. If you read our previous blog, It’s time to prove HR’s impact on business success, you will know how important it is for the HR team to step up and demonstrate how they help achieve ROI and revenue growth. (We highly recommend you read that blog). To build upon this, here is how HR departments can contribute to organisational and financial growth.

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Aug 27, 2019 3:36:58 PM
Well-being at work is measured incorrectly

This article was written by Professor Marko Kesti and it was originally published in Finnish here. The following blog post is a translation of the origial article from Finnish to English. 

There is a serious mistake in employee surveys that hinders the development of employee productivity. To illustrate the problem, let’s look at an employee survey with three questions:

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Aug 12, 2019 11:10:00 AM
Why Using An Anonymous Employee Survey Is Important

How does someone measure the success of a business?

It’s usually thought of as the amount of sales they process, the number of deals they receive, their level of profitability, objectives achieved and so on.

These are the typical ‘go-to’ metrics.
However, something which often gets overlooked, and yet is crucial to overall success, is employee satisfaction and their enthusiasm for the job. Every business wants to experience success and we all strive to achieve it; but to get on the right path, it all starts with looking inside your business first.

So – how can you get the insights you need to get your business to the next level?

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Jul 24, 2019 11:50:00 AM
Podcast - How leadership impacts productivity

In this episode we talk to Dasa Suissa about the role of leadership and middle management when it comes to employee engagement.

Some of the questions we address in this podcast:

  • What is the role of leaders in engaging employees?

  • How can leaders impact the wellbeing of their employees?

Dasa is a Leadership Development Facilitator, Culture Transformation Facilitator, Employee Engagement Consultant, HR Capability Development Facilitator. She is also a Lecturer at the Charles University in Prague where she teaches several HR and adult development related subjects.

For more information about Dasa Suissa please visit her website.

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Jul 11, 2019 2:20:41 PM
Why workplace diversity is important to business success

We live in a highly connected and diverse world today; and the corporate environment is no exception.

People from all generations, industries and walks of life are moving around the globe to expand their careers, and in doing so, bringing with them an exciting opportunity for businesses to explore some bigger-picture benefits. 

This diversity should be embraced, as it has been shown to improve a business’ culture, creativity and innovation, and overall revenue success. Diversity is not just a passing fad or popular ideal; it can create a competitive advantage for those willing to encourage it in their own workplace.

Here is why workplace diversity is important for business and how to get the most benefit.

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Jun 26, 2019 11:05:00 AM
Podcast - The employee engagement metrics to measure

In this episode we talk with Dasa Suissa about employee engagement metrics: how and what should you measure when you want to evaluate the engagement in a company.

We answer questions related to qualitative and quantitative metrics to measure, the impact of different factors in employee engagement and how to improve this in a company.

“Companies who are overly focused on creating happiness and satisfaction might not necessarily create the ideal conditions for performance.” - Dasa Suissa

Dasa is a Leadership Development Facilitator, Culture Transformation Facilitator, Employee Engagement Consultant, HR Capability Development Facilitator. She is also a Lecturer at the Charles University in Prague where she teaches several HR and adult development related subjects.

For more information about Dasa Suissa please visit her website.

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Jun 10, 2019 1:31:00 PM
How to Improve Staff Survey Response Rates

Employee response rate matters

Businesses today understand how important staff feedback is when it comes to improving job satisfaction levels, productivity, profitability and overall corporate culture.
For a recap, you can listen to our recent Podcast, The connection between Employee Productivity and Profitability.
However, success all hinges on people actually wanting to participate in providing this feedback. After all, how can you obtain the necessary data if your team don’t get involved or their hearts are not really in it?
In this article, we address how your company can boost your survey response rate to get the insights you need from the majority of your team.

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May 27, 2019 2:17:43 PM
Podcast - The connection between Employee Productivity and Profitability

For this month’s podcast we talked with Leena Saario, HR Manager at Jysk Finland about measuring employee engagement and how she overcame the challenges that come with gathering and interpreting data.

Furthermore, she talks about the improvements she saw by utilising the QWL method and how this increased both productivity and profitability in selected stores.

"We are very numbers driven and measure productivity very precisely with different business metrics here at JYSK as well as different HR metrics like sick absence and such. We were never able to link these two before as we could see poor HR metrics and great productivity metrics and vice versa. With QWL we are able to really understand how well-being and the quality of work-life really affect productivity. This led to a significant productivity increase and a 25% profitability increase in our stores that used QWL." Leena Saario, HR Manager at Jysk Finland.

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