The war for talent

I am still amazed as to how many organisations require motivational letters. Here in The Netherlands, I’d say it is still pretty much the rule – even for temporary, part time jobs. ¬†Amazing, right? But honestly – who would not be able to draw essential¬†conclusions from an application where the candidate has researched the role/potential… Continue reading The war for talent

Batman vs. Superman

aka why you need to combine SOURCING WITH RECRUITMENT Originally I tried to write an article about what happens when you separate them, but my brain just protested approaching the issue from that angle. It does not make sense. Instead, I am going to evangelize (#1) about why you should. I am sure you guys… Continue reading Batman vs. Superman

How to help your recruiters move forward? – A short case study

Ever since I started sourcing for “agile” IT professionals in London, I have been fascinated by related methodologies. I was knee deep in figuring out what acronyms like ATDD, TDD, XP meant and looked like in practice, how agile,¬†scrum, kanban, etc. were perceived, understood and brought to life by different people. It was like discovering… Continue reading How to help your recruiters move forward? – A short case study