Our client Undutchables organizes a Live HR Event: Creating Passionate Professionals * Daily employment news

van Orsouw31-05-2022 2:16 PM
    Undutchables HR Event: Creating Passionate Professionals       Thursday, June 16th       Undutchables invites you and your colleagues to join us at our annual HR event on Thursday the 16th of June. After 2 years we are back with the latest edition of our annual HR Event. This time the theme is passion. How can you create passionate professionals in your organisation? An afternoon filled with interesting speakers who are passionate about their work. Come and join us. We look forward to meeting you all again in person. Register here Event details Time: 13.30 – 17.30   Date: Thursday - 16th of June   Location: Postillion Hotel, Amsterdam Program: 13.30 – 14.00 Entrance 14.00 – 14.05 Introduction by Undutchables
  14.05 – 14.35 Keynote speaker - Arno Folkerts
  14.35 – 14.45 Short break with drinks and snacks
  14.45 – 15.45 Workshops
  16.00 –...
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van Orsouw31-05-2022 8:50 AM

Why the tightness is not caused by the ageing of the population
The ageing population is often blamed for the current shortage. But is that really true, wonders Geert-Jan Waasdorp. Ageing is part of the explanation, but certainly not the cause. But what is? Why the shortage is not due to an ageing population
When looking for an explanation for the current personnel shortages, people often mention the ageing population. This argument comes up again and again. And I don't know how often you see a security guard or hospitality worker aged 50-plus (or even older), but ageing is certainly not an issue when it comes to staff shortages in agriculture, retail, logistics, hospitality or security. Maybe ageing is a small part of the cause of the shortage, but certainly not the cause. Of all starters in healthcare, 43% leave the sector (disappointed) within 2 years. Ageing has a much larger effect in, for example, education, government and healthcare. But here too, I would venture the theory that ageing is not the primary cause of personnel shortages. Of all the starters in the care sector, for example, 43% leave the sector (disappointed) within two years. Also within education, the turnover of young people is very...
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van Orsouw17-05-2022 12:17 PM

Apply for paid parental leave at UWV

As of August 2, 2022, employees will have the option of receiving benefits during 9 of the 26 weeks of parental leave. For this, the employer must submit an application to the UWV, after which the agency pays the benefit to the employer.

Legally, parental leave is currently unpaid. The Paid Parental Leave Act (WBO) (article) ensures that as of August 2, 2022, an employee can take nine weeks of parental leave for each child with benefit from UWV, provided that this leave falls within the child's first year of life. The same system applies to the benefit as to other benefits based on the Work and Care Act (WAZO): in principle, the employer applies for the benefit, although the UWV also corresponds with the employee about the application in order to reduce the risk of abuse of the scheme. The employer submits the application via Verzuimmelder or Digipoort, or with the form 'Application for WAZO benefit' on uwv.nl.

Employer pays benefit to employee

For 'regular' employees, the benefit amounts to 70% of their daily wage, but no more than 70% of the maximum daily wage. The maximum daily wage is currently € 228.76. For employees...
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Together Abroad02-05-2022 11:55 AM

After two long years of pandemic restrictions, we at VTH are thrilled to announce that we're finally holding in-person events once again! For our first event, we'll be holding our popular Mix & Match Volunteer Job Fair on Thursday, 19 May! Join us to meet representatives from local NGOs and service organizations, meet fellow expats so that you can expand your social and professional circles, and learn important tips about the job market and volunteering from our guest speakers. Space is limited, so visit the event page to learn more about the event and register:

MIX & MATCH VOLUNTEER JOB FAIR
Interested in volunteering? Then come visit booths with local non-profits that are eager to work with volunteers and do not require Dutch language fluency, and mingle with fellow internationals! Join Volunteer The Hague project and dozens of the local non-profits on Thursday, 19 May for a Mix & Match Volunteer Job Fair, taking place from 11:30 to 14:30 at The Hague Humanity Hub City Centre!
During the event, there will be two special guests who will speak about topics of great importance in our community. As always, this event will be attended by many other local expats with whom you can network and...
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van Orsouw04-04-2022 12:50 PM
  You are invited to join our Expert Talk webinar:
  “Post Covid Dutch & European Employment;
Legal Trends and Necessities"
  Presented by Alain Camonier –Founder and joined owner of Pallas Employment Law, Michelle Maaien – Attorney at Law at Pallas Employment Law & our own expert Emmanuele van Houdenhoven - Collard - Sales & Recruitment Manager of Undutchables.   Register here Is 2022 really "the year of the employee"? In the current candidates' market, higher salaries, sign-on bonuses and permanent contracts, appear to be the latest Talent Acquisition tools.    
How can employers in the Netherlands then simply attract and retain employees in Europe while maintaining a level of flexibility?
The new European Directives may offer you a creative perspective in the Post-Covid - remote - employment landscape.

The following topics will be discussed: Hiring and retention of staff, while also maintaining flexibility; EU Directive on transparent and predictable working conditions in the EU; Remote working in another country with a Dutch employer; Experiences with the EU Posting of Workers Directive.
Is one of these topics relevant to your company, join the discussion and learn more from our experts.   8 April 2022 - Online via Zoom From 10.00...
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