CASE: RANDSTAD GROUP
Human-Centered HR Approach for an HR Consulting Firm (Randstad)
How can we stimulate a human-centered attitude within Randstad to optimize client relationships?
Randstad brings clients back in the spotlight by opening The Kitchen, a creative space where employees can experiment with various ingredients to optimize the customer experience. Cooperation with DesignThinkers led to a solid foundation for a tailor-made training program, including a toolkit, followed by a long-term strategy and coaching on the job.
CREATIVE SPACE, CAPABILITY BUILDING & IMPLEMENTATION
350+ PEOPLE REACHED
How can we stimulate a human-centered attitude within Randstad to optimize client relationships? The Kitchen is a physical creative space focused on experimenting with the various ingredients in the customer experience. The goal of the kitchen is to stimulate a
human-centered attitude, one which should enable Randstad employees to get easily in contact with their end-users. The partnership with DTA led to the development of three elements that established a foundation for innovation in the kitchen.
"Why did we not apply Design Thinking earlier at ISO? A very powerful methodology. Great investment to accelerate career development."
RANDSTAD DRIVEN INNOVATION
DesignThinkers Academy worked together with Randstad Group by providing intrinsic and process-related support. Ultimately, to help Randstad Group to launch The Kitchen. DTA prepared Randstad employees to act as facilitators via train-the-trainer sessions. These sessions involved employees from various departments and teams, including IT, sales, marketing, front office, and support. The tactic is to make Human-Centered Facilitators of the already active change managers and project managers within the Randstad Group.
"The DT Bootcamp was a real transformation. Highly recommended to anyone who wants to understand what DT is really about."
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organization, your stakeholders, and the broader context of the challenge. Then, together we design a customized approach for you.