Back to Work Sessions: Values, appraisal and appreciation – Hilkka Olkinuora

Aalto University launches a series of interviews called Back to Work Sessions – How do we together build a more socially Sustainable Future of Work?
Filming the Back to Work Sessions series. This photo is capturing speakers Hilkka Olkinuora and Hertta Vuorenmaa through a camera lens while they are sitting and discussing next to each other in green chairs.

How can we work in a more socially sustainable way? How to approach work in a socially sustainable way and build individual, organizational and societal resilience, maintain dignity and humanity at work, take care of our thinking and our brains, lead in a more sustainable manner and generally better nurture our mental, physical, emotional sides whilst at work? Our selected experts will each give us their take on this matter and deep-dive into their expertise areas. Read more about the Back to Work Sessions here.

Welcome to participate in Aalto University's new interview series Back to Work Sessions –How do we together build a more socially sustainable future of work?. The interview series is an initiative by Aalto University Future of Work and the series is live-streamed and open for everyone on Youtube.

During the first event on Tuesday, September 21st at 15pm EEST pastor and journalist Hilkka Olkinuora willdiscuss the theme Values, appraisal and appreciation. More specifically how to balance out values, appraisal and appreciation in organisations. The discussion will include elements of basic human traits such as shame and guilt and how to cope with them at work. The interview is moderated by Research Director Hertta Vuorenmaa. Event language is English.

Watch the event here on September 21 15.00 EEST onwards.

The next interview will take place on October 14th with Professor Esa Saarinen. November's guest will be neurologist and professor, Kiti Müller. Professor Jari Hakanen will join us in December. Then we will start the new year off well in January with Senior Performance Coach Heikki Huovinen at Hintsa Performance and will discuss how to maintain both physical and mental wellbeing at work.

Hilkka Olkinuora

Hilkka Olkinuora is a journalist, minister, senior adviser, and granny from Helsinki, Finland. Hilkka obtained a BA in literature and journalism at Tampere University. She then pioneered in industrial communications in Tampella and worked as journalist in the main Finnish business media, Talouselämä and Suomen Kuvalehti magazines, specializing in leadership and management. She was editor-in-chief for Kauppalehti, the largest business daily in Scandinavia.

Back to Work Sessions – How do we build a more socially Sustainable Future of Work
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