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

All I want for Christmas…

… is for hiring managers to answer the following questions. Every time I work on a role for them. Why? Because hiring success relies on them just as much as on my skills. Wait, what? Indeed, I am suggesting that clients are equally responsible for unsuccessful/frustratingly long hiring processes, together with the resident “necessary evil”,… Continue reading All I want for Christmas…