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Attract young talent

Young talent is scarce, which makes it all the more important that you, as an employer, know how to capture their attention. More and more internationals and Gen Z are entering the workplace. Who is this new generation? How do you reach them? And how do you make sure that they want to join your team? 

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Finding Gen Z

When attracting young talent, it is vital to understand their desires and needs. This generation has its own communication preferences, expectations regarding management styles, work mentality, ideas about office layouts, and career preferences. By demonstrating flexibility in terms of work location and hours in the job posting or during an interview, and emphasising a diverse and inclusive work environment, you increase your chances of attracting them. 

Young talent seek a workplace that resonates with their desires and needs, they value a manager who is not only aware of these distinct needs but also actively works to accommodate them. Can your organisation provide this? If so, integrate it into your recruitment strategy. 

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Attracting international talent

Dutch businesses are becoming increasingly international. Due to the tight job market, companies are eager for talent, leading to more frequent recruitment of individuals from all corners of the world. This not only presents opportunities, but also challenges. The right approach to this, begins already in the recruitment process. How do you conduct an interview? What questions can and cannot be asked to someone from a collectivist country like Korea? We guide you on which questions to ask, what to accommodate, and where to assert, “this is how we do it.” We also support in how you recruit more diversely. 

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15+ years of experience in recruiting top talent

With over 15 years of experience, we fully understand what motivates today’s talent and where their needs lie. Our daily interactions with these talents and their managers provide insight into the differences in their needs and expectations. This knowledge enables us to find the right talent for your team and connect them to your company for the long term. Companies such as ABN AMRO, ING, Athora, and APG have preceded you. 

Attract, retain and grow talent

Creating a stable team that you, as a manager, can build upon requires more than just a recruitment strategy. By focusing on retaining young talent, including through intensive mentoring, you ensure continuity.

Our services

Young professionals

From day one young Finance, Risk, Data & IT talents become part of your team, and are mentored by us. After a 2-year secondment with agreement to employ, they can be taken over free of charge.

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Young consultants

Are you seeking flexible options to scale your capacity up or down as needed? Our team of Finance & Risk consultants, ranging from eager juniors to seasoned experts with several years of experience, specialise in driving change projects on a project-by-project basis.

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Do you want to know more about talent acquisition and how it makes your organization future-proof? Kathelijn can tell you all about it.

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