Ever wondered how the average employee handles changes and challenges in their career?
Join us in Konecranes’ new podcast – Flow at Work – where people from our company share stories about everyday work life. With the help of topic specialist, after each story, we’ll try to draw insights, provide tips and shed light on working at Konecranes. Half an hour of views, information and relaxed conversation!

 

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Your hosts

 

Mona Saarinen is working at Konecranes as an HR Communications Manager. She started in the beginning of 2020, and her role includes planning global communication strategies for different people topics, including learning and development, diversity and inclusion, and employer branding. Mona lives in Helsinki, Finland.   

 

David Stoneham is an experienced communication professional from outside Konecranes. With a background that also includes advertising and book-writing, he now runs his own company, which is specialised in internal communications. David was born in the UK, has lived in China and currently resides in Finland. 

 

Episodes

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1. Technicians - Breaking the myths

Does a service technician equal repairman? Is he (they are all men, aren’t they?) covered in grease most of the day? In this podcast, we talk about misconceptions surrounding service technicians, their value for customers and the cool places they visit, with our very own service technician, Samuele Chiosi. Our specialist, Sam Sharkey, talks about teamwork, safety and whether technician roles are only for men.

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2. Millennial mindset – Reality vs. expectations

Kevin Honaman is in his mid-twenties. In this episode, he tells us what young people want from work and if they are really as ambitious, impatient and self-confident as some people claim. We discuss what Kevin expected before he joined Konecranes and how well those expectations were met. Our specialist, Marzena Prudzicz, gives tips when considering a new job; advice that is useful for everyone – not just millennials! ​

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3. When your workplace is global

What does a 9-to-5 mean when you’re working across multiple time zones? What’s it like to work in an international company, with different cultures and the need to cooperate via remote communication?  

 

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4. Excuse me, do you speak customer?

Every one of us influences the customer – though some more than others. Meet a real-life salesperson, hear their take on customer service and find out where they get their energy from.

 

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5. One woman’s journey

One woman – one typical career story.  Or perhaps not. We’ll be discussing some of the challenges, strengths and accomplishments women have at work, through the eyes of a female colleague.

 

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6. Going digital – Will we need humans?

Digitalization everywhere. How is AI helping our line of work and what does it mean for privacy and data security? How can non-digital natives keep up?

 

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7. Born to lead

Some people are born leaders, others learn along the way. Who ends up becoming a manager, why and how?

 

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8. The Future of work – Is there one?

According to research, in 10 years’ time, automation will have radically changed many of our jobs and the focus on skills will have shifted. Is this already visible in companies and how should you prepare?

 

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