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