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van Orsouw16-02-2021 10:30 AM


If an employer receives an unsolicited CV of a suitable candidate from a recruitment agency, this does not automatically mean that the employer may not approach the candidate directly. This is evident from a recent ruling in which the court rejected the agency's claim for compensation.


The employer, a logistics service provider, had posted a vacancy on its website. A recruitment agency sent the employer an e-mail that it had a suitable candidate. The employer expressed interest. A week later, the agency emailed the candidate's resume to the employer and, shortly thereafter, the cooperation agreement with the terms and conditions. The employer did not accept the proposal. Subsequently, the agency discovered that the employer had employed the candidate directly. In the District Court of Gelderland, the agency claimed compensation amounting to a quarter of the candidate's gross annual salary plus a penalty, based on the agency's agreement and conditions. According to the employer, however, no agreement had been reached.

No agreement on agreement

In order to judge whether an agreement had actually been reached, it must be established that the parties had agreed on the main points of that agreement. In the court's opinion, the agency had done no more...
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Together Abroad01-02-2021 1:46 PM
    It's a big week for Undutchables.
They are turning 25! On February 5th they celebrate their 25th birthday and they would like to take this time to
thank you for your continuous support. You’re a part of our journey.

A company's history tells its story. For Undutchables, on their 25th anniversary, they want to invite you to relive Undutchables' history by sharing a few glimpses of the past 25 years. Curious about how it all began? Read about our story here.

Celebrate with us!

We would appreciate it if you'd celebrate this milestone with us by sharing our birthday page with your (online) network. Feel free to tag us on social media and toast
with us on the 5th of February. ...
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van Orsouw22-01-2021 12:54 PM

Working in 2021: what will that look like?

Because of the coronapandemic, our way of working looks completely different than it did a year ago. But to what extent are these changes permanent? If corona is on its way out, what will working in 2021 look like? Will we all go back to the office or will working from home be here to stay? And what will the workplace of the future look like? We outline 2021 in six trends and developments in working.

1. We will continue to work at home (in part)
Last summer, the KiM (Netherlands Institute for Transport Policy Analysis) conducted a major study. It showed that 45 percent of the people who started working more from home during the corona crisis expect to continue doing so (partially) in 2021 and in the future. Currently, about 48 percent of working people work (partially) at home.

Advantages of working at home are the reduced travel time, leaving more time for other things: you can take the children to school at your leisure, sleep in a little longer or go to the gym first. Many people are also more productive at home, which means that working from home also offers many advantages for...
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Undutchables03-12-2020 2:26 PM
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You are invited to join our Expert Talk:

"Practical Agile Methodologies to realize your 2021 business goals with your (remote) team"

Presented by Jo Gelok- Change & Program Manager and owner of RedValue & our own expert Marjan Stoit- Sales & Recruitment Manager at Undutchables.

2021 is closing in. Despite the unpredictability of these times due to COVID pandemic, you are probably busy with your plans for 2021. But since everyone is still working remotely and this seems to stay this way for a large part of the new year it might seem challenging how to get everyone in your teams on board with the plans. These times require adaptiveness to continuously change and keeping up team spirit is key.

This webinar gives a practical overview of how you can use the agile philosophy for translating your 2021 plans and strategy to your teams working from home. Keeping up team spirit, togetherness and agility is key in these challenging times. By using Agile methodologies like Scrum and Kanban, this will support to keep focus on result or even accelerate reaching your objectives while keeping your people on involved and motivated.

During this webinar you will get an insight in how...
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