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09-25-2017  | 0 Comments  |  by Tom Haak  |  Published in Trends in HR

Picture 1: Staffing teams   Picture 2: A typical recruitment process as possible today   On Wednesday September 27, I will conduct a webinar titled “HR Trends and the implications for Recruitment“. In my preparation, I made two pictures I would like to share with you. Recruiting: making sure the required capabilities are accessible There […]

09-21-2017  | 0 Comments  |  by Tom Haak  |  Published in Trends in HR

Training and development opportunities are always high on the list of people, when they are judging current and future employment. XS2Talent, a Dutch company, has designed a nice innovative solution, that helps to position lifelong learning  better to employees, and make it more attractive as well. Currently the solution works in The Netherlands only, as […]

09-18-2017  | 0 Comments  |  by Tom Haak  |  Published in News

As part of the Webinar Week 2017, organised by Werf& with ZiPconomy and HRZone, Tom Haak of the HR Trend Institute will conduct a webinar on “HR Trends and the Implications for Recruitment”. The webinar will be in Dutch. Date: Wednesday, September 27 Time: 11.15-12.00 Registration: Free, go to the website of the Webinar Week. […]

09-18-2017  | 0 Comments  |  by Tom Haak  |  Published in News

The Dutch training provider NCOI regularly published a magazine (in Dutch): Lifelong Learning.  In the last issue a column of Tom Haak, Director of the HR Trend Institute. The HR Trend Institute detects, follows and encourages smart and creative use of trends in the field of people and organisations, and also in adjacent areas. 

09-15-2017  | 0 Comments  |  by Tom Haak  |  Published in News

Zufunft Personal 2017 Tom Haak, Director of the HR Trend Institute, will be present at Zukunft Personal 2017, from September 19-21 (in Cologne). He will give a presentation, guide a tour and facilitate a discussion in the “Meet the Blogger” series. He is always interested to learn more about innovative HR solutions. If you have […]

09-11-2017  | 0 Comments  |  by Tom Haak  |  Published in Trends in HR

From fixed jobs to flexible jobs to skill pools The slow shift has been going on for years now. The Tayloristic organisation, where everybody has a clearly defined and assigned job, often does not work so well. Especially when the assignments are not so clearly defined, more flexibility is required. The jobs become more flexible, […]

09-4-2017  | 0 Comments  |  by Tom Haak  |  Published in Trends in HR

HR Tech is moving, but not as fast as it could. Tom Haak gave a presentation at the HR Tech Tank in Amsterdam. This is a summary of what he presented. HR Tech Tank Andrei Majewski of HR Tech Tank kindly asked me to give a short presentation at the HR Tech Tank Meeting that took […]

08-14-2017  | 0 Comments  |  by Tom Haak  |  Published in Trends in HR

The main objective of succession management today is to give the Supervisory Board comfort If you talk to CEO’s and CHRO’s of large organisations, succession management always is a high priority. And it has been for many years. Also, supervisory boards put succession management high on their agenda, as the composition of the top team […]

08-7-2017  | 0 Comments  |  by Tom Haak  |  Published in Trends in HR

When I started working, in 1982, HR did not really exist. We were called Personnel Managers. Probably I just started working in the period that personnel management started to gain importance, and management and personnel professionals became aware that organisations could benefit from a more strategic and structured approach to people management. In my working […]

07-25-2017  | 0 Comments  |  by Tom Haak  |  Published in Archive

The Dutch national candidate experience benchmark Since the beginning of this year Search & Co Group started a national candidate experience benchmark on how companies are really treating their applicants. The group wants to help companies substantially improve their candidate journey and candidate experience. Search & Co Group, active within recruitment for almost 20 years, […]