September 11, 2023

The labor market becomes more and more international and yet we still face so many differences in law, languages and culture between the various nations. This is great for our feeling to belong somewhere, but difficult for doing HR business in another country.  When we started our company BeljonWesterterp in…

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Employee Gathering – Summer Party Event

September 4, 2023

A valuable people engagement tool and a chance to live and show company values A red stripped truck serving burgers, a white one offering fish and chips, a gorgeously smelling stand of grilled Balkan specialties, seafood from the North, ice cream, whipped cream, 20+ different ice cream toppings and ad-ons…

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Discovery report
A different approach to the Executive Search firm’s guarantee clause?

August 21, 2023

Among the human resources tools currently in vogue, the surprise, discovery, or astonishment report (pick one!) is becoming an essential part of successful recruitment, and more and more companies are using this exercise to ensure the successful integration of a new employee.  The aim of this document is to obtain…

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Leadership Across Time:
Navigating the Past and the Present

August 14, 2023

Leadership has evolved over time, shaped by various factors such as societal changes, technological advancements, and shifts in values and priorities. The traditional hierarchical and authoritative leadership style, often associated with the “old” model of leadership, is being challenged by a more collaborative and inclusive approach, which characterizes the “new”…

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Personalized Talent Acquisition: Transforming the Future of Hiring

August 7, 2023

With increasing competition in the job market and constantly evolving environments, talent acquisition has become increasingly crucial for every organization. To attract the best talents, we need to adapt to new trends and approaches. One key trend transforming the face of modern recruitment is its growing personalization. The personal approach…

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Leading Without Authority

July 24, 2023

During the last years many organizations have become flatter due to extensive de-layering and at the same time, the number of start-ups, whose organizations are flat, has exploded. This increasing lack of hierarchy leads companies to look for Managers/Leaders that can lead with lack of authority.  Leading without authority can…

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Guide to Leadership Competency Frameworks

July 17, 2023

Leadership plays a crucial role in driving organizational success and inspiring teams to achieve their full potential. To excel as a leader, it is essential to possess a well-rounded set of competencies that encompass various skills, behaviours, and qualities. Leadership competency frameworks provide a structured approach to identify, develop, and…

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The Transformative Influence of Artificial Intelligence on Executive Search

July 10, 2023

In the fast-paced and highly competitive business landscape, the demand for talented executives who can drive innovation, steer companies towards growth, and navigate complex challenges is ever-increasing. Traditional executive search methods often relied on manual processes, which were time-consuming, subjective, and limited in their ability to uncover the best candidates.…

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Navigating the Shifting Landscape of Executive Search:
How AI is Transforming Talent Acquisition and Beyond.

July 3, 2023

In a challenging and constantly evolving global job market, characterised in some industries by chronic talent shortages, search firms face the ongoing challenge of identifying, sourcing, and securing the best talent for their clients. Up until the last few years, it would be safe to make the generalisation that those…

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