Blogs 2019-03-05T15:50:26+00:00

Assessments in hiring procedures

Nowadays managers and HR professionals want their employees to contribute more than just with professional skills. Personality and working behavior are the most important aspects when it comes to hiring a new employee. Increasingly, several assessments are being implemented [...]

PhD graduates are the refined engineers for industry

The Netherlands is known for its high standing education, but also for increasing numbers of PhD graduate output. Where many academic argue whether this is the way to produce top scientists or not, it seems the government and universities are [...]

The Newton versus Einstein success profile

As academic recruiters, we have learned one important thing: working behavior is the strongest driver for success. We have compiled our accumulated data and have identified two interesting success profiles which we like to call the Newton versus Einstein. We [...]

How to… write a PhD curriculum vitae

In this “how to” we will give you some tips about how to make an outstanding CV. As a little gift, we even have added an easy to fill in format of an academic curriculum vitae. Along the years [...]

How to… Write a PhD motivation letter

We come across candidates from all over the world and have noticed quit some differences in how people make their motivation letters for our vacancies. While some people call it a State of Purpose (SOP), others a cover letter or [...]

Academic recruitment is essential for professors

The Netherlands is an exemplary country where the largest part of the technical PhD and PostDoc’s are foreign. The number of international applicants for research positions is increasing yearly, causing a strain on university recruitment activities. To date, most university [...]