A megatrend is becoming reality.

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If you define New Work, you are not only defining the future world of work but above all the current one. We are in a rapidly changing world of work. But what does it look like? What are entrepreneurs doing to shape a New Work culture?

New Work, how do you work?

New Work means creating an innovative and value-oriented working environment. The added value created does not necessarily have to be expressed in the form of money, but can be express themselves in the form of emotions, change or self-realisation. So the goal is not automatically profit or growth. Self-determined work, regardless of the type of work, is in this respect the ethos of New Work.

What are the New Work trends?

Since the term was first coined by the social philosopher Prof. Dr. Bergmann in 1970, many trends have developed under this term since then. Flexible working hours, home office, desk sharing or co-working, work-life balance, meaningful work, artificial intelligence: all of these are covered by the broad term “New Work”. Despite new trends and new approaches, the central question remains: How can we combine life and work so that we don’t work to live and don’t live to work?

What are the opportunities and risks of New Work?

There are two sides to every coin. The increasing opportunities open up new perspectives in the world of work. Digitalisation and decentralised working lead to more flexibility on the part of both employees and employers. The use of artificial intelligence also ensures more objectivity and fair chances. In the new world of work, the arc spans distance and closeness to people. In order to create a healthy balance, new approaches are needed.

How is New Work implemented in companies?

Enterprises always strive for innovative collaboration and organisation solutions to make the workplace more enjoyable and create more value. For a New Work Culture it is therefore necessary to respond to the needs of one’s own employees. Skill management systems like Skilltree offer a special dynamic in this context. With the help ofSkilltree, personal needs can be derived from individual skills and the selection of New Work measures can be significantly facilitated. These targeted measures can save costs and sustainably increase productivity.

Skilltreesees people in their personality, i.e. in all their complexity, and through user-friendly skill managementcreates a multi-sided view of the absolutely most important resource in the company: the human being. By capturing the individuality and diversity of each employee, Skilltreesupports the structuring of adequately deployed skills for the added value of the person and the organisation.

“Skills have become the new currency.”