Category: Careers

Most vacancies are open in these 7 sectors: shortage on the labor market extremely high

The tightness in the labor market increased further in the first quarter due to the continued growth…

2 in 5 Dutch people work longer at home than at the office – this way you stay healthy and productive while working from home

Four in ten Dutch people who work from home due to the corona crisis work longer at…

“Half of the Dutch also want to work from home after corona, but colleagues are missed”

Almost half of the Dutch expect to work from home more often after the corona crisis. It…

13 opening questions to ask during a job interview – and make things less awkward

The last thing you want is an awkward conversation. Especially in a 30 minute job interview. As…

7 ways you’re sending the wrong message with your body language

A good first impression is destroyed faster than you think. It’s not just what you say that…

6 things Efteling does to encourage employees and visitors to come by bicycle or e-bike

Cycling to work has an incredible number of advantages. For example, you don’t have to use public…

Quit your job or stay? 5 ways to determine if switching jobs is the right decision for you

Now that the labor market is moving again after the corona pandemic, you might get the feeling…

25 Bizarre Things People Have Done During a Job Interview

Everyone who is looking for a job wants to excel during the interview. But some candidates completely…

Home workers come in 4 types: the workaholic, the dreamer, the recluse and the social butterfly – these are tips for every type

From 1 June, the Dutch lockdown measures will be relaxed slightly, but the motto remains: work from…

The Netherlands scores relatively poorly with the share of women in leadership positions

The Netherlands is in a relatively bad position when it comes to women in leadership positions. The…

A brain researcher explains how to improve your performance in 3 easy steps

You may also be one of those people who miss breaks or work overtime in the office…

4 days of work, 3 days of weekend: this American entrepreneur wants to seize the corona crisis to organize the working week differently

The United States should seriously consider moving to a four-day work week to improve employee health and…

Employees demand the option to work hybrid: 1 in 3 do not want a full-time office job

The labor market has changed enormously, especially because of the pandemic. Due to the forced working from…

Dramatic drop in the number of workers looking for a new job: 11% actively engaged – but there are bright spots

Because of the corona crisis, people with a job stay where they are and do not apply….

Video app TikTok is more than videos with dances – this is what you need to know as a professional about marketing via social video

You have probably heard of the Chinese video app TikTok. The social medium is all about watching…

1 in 6 employees feels redundant – but in corona time, changing jobs is not popular

About 1 in six Dutch employees feels redundant in the workplace. At the same time, the vast…

PvdA wants minimum wage to €14 in exchange for budget support in the Senate

The PvdA wants the minimum wage to 14 euros in exchange for support for the budget of…

More than half of home workers do not want to go to the office yet – ‘they can adhere to the corona rules, but colleagues cannot’

More than half of the Dutch who work from home because of the new coronavirus want to…

Number of vacancies falls, but sometimes less rapidly – ​​demand for hairdressers is rising fastest

Since the corona crisis that erupted in mid-March, the number of vacancies has fallen sharply, but the…

The number of vacancies has fallen by 28% since the lockdown – but the market is hardly shrinking anymore

The number of new vacancies in the Netherlands has fallen sharply after the lockdown measures were introduced….

Why do you want to leave your current employer? This is how you answer this question according to the HR manager of Wolters Kluwer

You can bet you’ll get it. The question why you want to leave your current job if…

Dutch companies want diversity in the workplace, but they do little about it

Dutch companies are not yet doing much to encourage diversity in the workplace. Although there is a…

Quarrel or tension at work? With these 7 tips you can deal with it in a sensible way

Being empathetic doesn’t just mean being sensitive – it also means feeling other people’s feelings as if…

This is the career tip of the 100-year-old Brazilian man who has been working for the same company for 84 years

Many people work for more than one company during their career. Not so Walter Orthmann. The 100-year-old…

Unemployment is rising again due to the corona crisis – the number of unemployment benefits is rising sharply, especially among young people

Partly as a result of the corona crisis, unemployment rose to 3.6 percent of the Dutch labor…

How Nouchka Fontijn shapes her career after a life as an Olympic boxer: “Nothing is certain, I love that”

Nouchka Fontijn became Dutch boxing champion and won silver and bronze at the Olympics. Last year she…

This is how a job interview can go if your recruiter is an algorithm – this digital artist created an interactive AI project you can try yourself

“How is your relationship with your mother?” is not exactly a question you would expect during a…

This researcher spent 14 months in Antarctica – here’s her advice if you’re returning to mainstream society after a long period of isolation

Months in the dark, no cell phone and no escape route. At 35, Rachael Robertson made a…

These are the most popular employers among Dutch students: lawyers go for the government or Zuidas, technicians for Tesla

Dutch students prefer to work for the national government, KLM and Tesla. This is evident from the…

Multi-billionaire Bill Gates’ daughter thinks about becoming a GP – she wants to do something to make the world a better place

In an interview with Sidelines Magazine, Jennifer Gates, the eldest daughter of Bill and Melinda Gates, talks…

With these small changes you can make an annoying job a lot more fun

If you hate your job, you will no doubt regularly think about leaving. But in many cases…

22 things not to say in a job interview if you don’t want to seem rude

Most people try not to seem rude. But not everyone realizes how his or her behavior comes…

This way you can discuss racism and diversity in the office without hurting colleagues, according to a Dutch expert from consultant Bain who worked for years in the US

The Black Lives Matter demonstrations in the US and anti-racism protests in the Netherlands draw attention to…

5 reasons why narcissists can be successful in the workplace – and what you can learn from them as a colleague

It’s hard to work with narcissists, but it can be even harder to see them advance their…

The only black female CEO in the Fortune 1000 made her management more diverse and therefore much more productive – that’s what she did

The anti-racism protests and public debate about institutional racism have made many executives realize they need to…

Prosus boss gets €38.5 million and tops the ranking of high earners – other top incomes in business moderate

Topman Bob van Dijk received 38.5 million euros last year for his work at the company Prosus….

The window cleaner who shared rapper Akwasi’s new home should have known better – his action is closely linked to his job, dismissal is obvious

A window cleaner who shared the location of rapper Akwasi’s new home in a Facebook group with…

This is what the reception-free New York office of an office space design specialist looks like – with wall vines and wireless workspaces

Check out the Business Insider Netherlands homepage for more articles. M Moser is an office space design…

Hourly rates self-employed: lawyers and doctors are above €70, hairdressers and waiters around €20

One freelancer is not the other. While lawyers, doctors and software developers earn (well) above 70 euros…

Number of vacancies appears to be declining slightly due to economic uncertainty – Randstad still sees a lot of demand for temporary workers

The number of vacancies in the Netherlands has recently started to decline. Indeed, that is what it…

This company helps employees to better distribute their efforts and energy: ‘Many people forget to recharge’

Finding the right balance between hard work and the necessary rest is difficult. Especially now that hybrid…

Applying in the corona era? With these golden tips from an HR expert from Google you have a better chance

Finding a job in February was already no guarantee, despite the labor market being at its peak….

These are 3 stumbling blocks young leaders struggle with as the world changes rapidly, according to this entrepreneur and management consultant who wrote a book about them

Entrepreneur and management consultant Kayvan Kian (39) spoke to thousands of young leaders in about eight years…

This interview question reveals the most about a candidate, says a senior Microsoft HR executive

Like many major tech companies, Microsoft is looking for employees with excellent IT skills who can work…

What is scrum? A clear explanation in 500 words

Whether you think it’s an itch word or not, scrum is popping up in more and more…

Vacancy market picks up for construction and installation technology – catering and cleaning are still having a hard time

The number of vacancies in the Dutch business community increased last month. On balance, the number of…

By 2030, 30% of offices will be working flexibly – 9 to 5 will then be obsolete, an American real estate company predicts

In ten years’ time, approximately one in three employees will work in a flexible office. Then the…

Unemployment falls again: only 327,000 people out of work

Unemployment in the Netherlands fell again further in March. 327,000 people are still out of work, Statistics…