‘JUDGE PEOPLE BY THEIR ENERGY LEVEL, NOT BY THEIR AGE’

Age tells you nothing about how someone feels about and performs in their work. Still, over-50s are often written off as being ‘too old’. Petra Herman feels this is completely unjust. ‘Age tells you very little. A few times a year I talk to peo...

'Brexit' pushes for higher quality Corporate Affairs Directors

 ‘Brexit’ has made people and companies insecure and more politically aware. As a result, they need better and better advice from their corporate affairs directors....

ING GROUP: Herman Rutgers indispensible in ongoing search for talent

ING’s Head of Global Brand Management Nanne Bos says Amsterdam-based executive and interim search agency Herman Rutgers is crucial to ING in its permanent quest for talent....

How to Strengthen Your LinkedIn Profile

Before you ramp up your activity on LinkedIn, it’s worth making sure your LinkedIn Profile is ready for an influx of attention. Your profile is a 24/7 introduction to your professional you for casual browsers, executive searchers and recruiters f...

A headhunter's take on trends in communications

As specialised headhunters, we’re always on top of the latest trends in the communications business. Part of our job is to determine what types of skills, experience and personality someone needs to implement these trends successfully....

Women, take credit for your success!

The majority of women sell themselves short when it comes to promoting their professional qualities during interviews. “It’s not that they are hesitant to do so, but are simply too modest.”...

European Communication Monitor 2016: highlights of the outcomes

The ECM 2016 is a very interesting study overviewing the whole communication function in Europe. But take your time to read it as it has 125 sheets. I did the reading and would like to share some of it’s highlights....