War for talent: learn from love in a tight job market

A relationship between two similar people is likely to be an easy one. Will they challenge each other? Add this as a fresh perspective to your hiring process.

Axel Schiphof

Why individual bonuses can ruin your company culture

T-Mobile Netherlands shows us how bonuses often encourage individual success as opposed to company-wide growth. Here’s what you can do to change that.

Axel Schiphof

Out of control freaks

Maintain control by giving it up: That is the essence of self-managing teams. How do you do that as a control freak?

Marlies Pellikaan

The employee mobility problem

We discuss the issues that arise from employees staying longer at organisations, and highlight the available solutions to employee mobility problems.

Marlies Pellikaan

The 8 secrets to enhancing employee engagement

How can HR demonstrate their true added value as business partners, and help drive employee engagement and commitment across every organisational level?

Nik Penhale Smith

5 ways HR can modernise organisations

How can your HR department help modernise your organisation? Within this blog I discuss 5 ways in which HR departments can help modernise their organisations.

Axel Schiphof

Free HR Handbook: How to Modernise my Organisation

Wouldn’t you rather modernise your organisation instead of reorganising it? In the ‘HR Manual: How to Modernise my Organisation?’ you will find practical tips..

Lodewijk Noordzij


Organisations are under pressure to do increasingly more with fewer people and resources. This calls for a sharper focus on the value that is truly added by...