Never before have so few people looked for a job: ’empty benches at recruiters’

Companies are eagerly looking for employees, but the proportion of the workforce looking for a job has…

Employers: ‘Tackling tightness in the labor market by working more hours’

In contrast to the trade unions, employers’ association AWVN sees benefit in a longer working week to…

Almost 1 in 7 Dutch home workers is afraid that the employer is spying on employees and adapts to it

During the corona crisis, the Netherlands started working from home a lot more and that seems to…

Headspace vs. Calm: I Tried Out 2 Popular Meditation Apps for a Week, With One Clear Winner

Many people swear by the benefits of meditating in the morning, such as improving your focus throughout…

Employee continues to work from home 1 in 3 days after corona – new normal is especially popular among highly educated people

Many Dutch people will probably continue to work partly from home once the corona pandemic is over….

7 ways to impress recruiters in the first 5 minutes of a job interview

Check out the Business Insider Netherlands homepage for more articles. First impressions are hard to erase, especially…

There are 1 million people who could work, but don’t – untapped workforce back to 2019 levels

The untapped labor potential fell in the second quarter of this year to the level of mid-2019,…

FNV sets absolute wage requirement: each employee €100 gross – extra favorable for lower incomes

The FNV union will not come up with a wage requirement in percentages this year, but wants…

Amazon monitors delivery drivers with AI software – they get penalized if they look in mirrors or get cut off

American couriers from web shop giant Amazon claim they are being punished for safe driving, but also…

I worked as a Disney character in two amusement parks: these are 3 less pleasant things I experienced

Right after I turned 18, I started auditioning for a job at one of Disney’s theme parks…

In Florence you can do a university master’s degree in coffee – then you become a ‘coffee master’

The University of Florence offers a master’s degree in coffee. As described on the website, this nine-month…

A 20-year-old man with a growth disorder tells how he overcame his disability and now gets a job as a banker at Credit Suisse

Kevin Truong, now 20, was diagnosed with a growth disorder when he was five. His mother and…

29-year-old marketer built a bot that answers recruiters’ questions – he was offered a job 11 times

Nowadays, a simple resume and motivation letter are no longer enough to convince your future boss of…

These 10 startups are most popular with Dutch LinkedIn users: Picnic, Crisp, Felyx, Otrium and Lightyear in the top 5

Digital, sustainable and innovative. That’s what users of the business social platform LinkedIn love, according to the…

10 Tricks Extremely Busy People Use To Stay Productive

Many of us feel guilty when we feel we are not productive enough. There are a few…

Obliging employees to be vaccinated as Google wants is not allowed in the Netherlands

Requiring staff to be vaccinated before returning to the workplace, as tech company Google announced on Wednesday,…

ProRail is struggling with staff shortages, which is now disrupting the timetable of the Dutch Railways

Check out the Business Insider Netherlands homepage for more articles. Staff shortages at ProRail disrupt the service….

These 21 habits are quite difficult to learn, but they will benefit you for the rest of your life

About eight months ago you probably thought about your New Year’s resolutions. This year you really wanted…

What is agile working? A clear explanation in 500 words

Agile is a way of thinking, working and organizing that is focused on one goal: making and…

Never before has such a large part of the Netherlands been employed – the number of unemployment benefits has been falling for 7 months in a row

Despite a slightly higher unemployment rate, the Central Bureau of Statistics (CBS) records a new record for…

I struggled with being CEO, so I hired a replacement – ​​why that was the best decision for me and my company

I started my first company with some friends in 2012. We were only 21 years old and…

This is what you can do if you realize after a job interview that you completely screwed up 1 question

A job interview is usually not the most relaxed experience. The nerves can easily upset you. Do…

9 ways to be instantly liked, even if you don’t say anything

Being liked is easier than you think. A lot of research has been done in recent years…

These studies are the most popular with employers – ‘Strategic Management’ at Erasmus University leads the way

If you have completed a master’s degree in Strategic Management at Erasmus University Rotterdam, then you should…

The Dutch labor market is booming: 7 out of 10 employers think they will hire more staff in the fourth quarter

Seven in ten employers expect to hire more staff in the last three months of this year,…

UK employers can’t turn down unvaccinated applicants if they’re vegan – some anti-vaxxers are taking advantage of that

Some anti-vaxxers in the UK pretend to be vegan. With this, they are taking advantage of a…

This CEO raised the base salary for his staff to $70,000 in 2015 – since then, sales have increased tenfold and the number of employees’ babies has risen

Six years ago, Dan Price, founder and CEO of the American payment processor Gravity Payments, caused a…

I’ve won $3 million in 7 years as a professional poker player – that may sound great, but poker is mentally and physically grueling

“I was five years old when my family moved from Tianjin, China, to Toronto. By the age…

The chance that a robot will read your resume first when applying for a job is increasing: 3 tips to ensure that you do not lose weight immediately

Do you want to win your dream job? Then you better make sure that a robot can…

Collectively negotiated wages rose by 2.3% in July, the highest increase this year – keeping them ahead of inflation

The General Employers’ Association of the Netherlands (AWVN) reported on Wednesday that collectively negotiated wages rose further…

This is how you find your LinkedIn URL and change it into your own address

LinkedIn is a useful tool for professionals to connect with colleagues, business partners and potential employers. The…

2,099 HR professionals were asked which color NOT to wear to a job interview – here’s why you should avoid orange

When interviewing, recruiters pay attention to several things when considering whether to continue or reject you. Sometimes…

Home workers work longer, research shows that they are not more efficient – ​​this is how you ensure more productivity

It seems so nice: those who work from home can organize their own time. But in practice…

They are eager for employees in these sectors: many vacancies in trade, business services, care, industry, catering and ICT

The number of available jobs in the Netherlands exceeded the number of unemployed for the first time…

This platform questions the heteronorm in the corporate world: ‘We strive for a working environment in which everyone can be themselves’

Corporate Queer is a network organization for LGBTI professionals (lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and intersex people). With…

Expected wage increase of 2.8% for next year…but for retirees, disposable income falls

Employers are optimistic about the economic recovery. They plan to give their employees an average annual wage…

These are the 15 best books on business, management and investing of all time

There are books that will always remain bestsellers. Books that the great leaders of the world recommend…

Tight labor market also leads to extra demand for recruiters

The current tightness in the labor market is clearly noticeable in the high demand for recruiters and…

I quit my job 5 years ago to live as a digital nomad – I wish I had known this before I started this lifestyle

It may sound idyllic to work remotely and log in to your computer from anywhere in the…

Huub Vermeulen leaves as CEO of bol.com and will assist other entrepreneurs

Huub Vermeulen is leaving bol.com after more than twenty years. For the last four years he was…

“You are the problem” – how to keep up with rapid technological change as a leader

Check out the Business Insider Netherlands homepage for more articles. By definition, technology companies are at the…

Employees’ union CNV wants a 30-hour working week as soon as possible

Trade union CNV wants Dutch companies to introduce a 30-hour working week as soon as possible. This…

Apple employees are not allowed to talk about salaries on Slack – according to experts, the company is therefore on thin ice

Apple closed a Slack channel that employees had created to talk about the salary they get from…

Pilots who took out a loan with ABN AMRO for training, but cannot find a job, receive help

ABN AMRO will help customers who had previously borrowed money to pay for pilot training, but who…

Raising the state pension age has an effect: more and more people over 65 are still working

The number of people over 65 with a paid job has increased significantly in recent years. Between…

Nearly 1 million people have taken this LinkedIn course on public speaking – these were 3 things I learned from it

As a freelancer, I speak and present a lot in meetings, but I usually don’t feel relaxed…

Online meetings eat up energy – these are 3 simple tips to prevent Zoom fatigue

Now that some employees will continue to work from home for at least two to three days…

At Amazon, some software programmer jobs can earn you more than $700,000, according to a leaked document

As a software programmer, you can earn quite a bit in many places. That certainly applies if…