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  1. “You can't separate wage policy from business strategy”

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    During the ‘Future House of Rewards’ conference at the Brussels Vlerick campus, the large audience gained a lot of insights. After a presentation of the white paper ‘Future House of Rewards’, inspiring practical examples followed from Ontex and KBC. The highlight: an animated panel debate with a number of big players from the Belgian entrepreneurial landscape. We discussed the subject with Ivan De Witte and Xavier Baeten, Professor of Reward & Sustainability at Vlerick.

  2. Tinder for HR: swipe yourself a job

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    Ordering food or a taxi, or finding a date – they're all possible with an app. So how about applying for a job? Temping agency Accent Jobs found itself wondering how they could use digital technologies to match candidates with jobs. Together with Digital Strategy Professor Steve Muylle and our students they developed the vacancy app Swop A Job. Applying for a job has never been easier.

  3. 35 Belgian companies crowned ‘Great Place to Work’

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    About 25,000 employees have cast their votes and tonight the best workplaces in Belgium were announced at the Event Lounge in Brussels. A total of 35 organisations were recognised for their excellent employership. A great place to work is an organisation where people trust their management, are proud of their jobs and enjoy being at work. The study is conducted annually by the Great Place to Work® Institute Belgium in partnership with Vlerick Business School and media partner Jobat/Mark Magazine.

  4. Helping newcomers build careers in Belgium

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    To stay competitive in the global war for talent, Belgium needs to invest in newcomers. That’s why we’ve partnered with Talentree – a job platform for multicultural talent – on an educational programme to help highly-educated newcomers integrate into the Belgian jobs market. It combines management training with an internship and intensive coaching and mentoring – both for individuals and the companies they intern at.

  5. ‘To app or not to app’ – do apps offer added value for your HR policy?

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    These days, HR departments are bombarded by the providers of all kinds of promising apps and online platforms which claim to make it easier to motivate, engage and evaluate your employees (and much more). But do the apps really live up to their promises? A review of the current offering in apps for performance management, onboarding and wellbeing.

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  7. Ethical dilemmas demand moral leadership

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    How much integrity do CEOs have? Are the men and women at the top of the business community eligible for the honorary title of Chief Ethics Officer? Ethical dilemmas demand an open discussion in the boardroom and moral leadership. Marry de Gaay Fortman, Supervisory Board Member at De Nederlandsche Bank and KLM, and Xavier Baeten, Professor of Reward Management & Sustainability at Vlerick Business School, believe that there should be more debate: ‘Boards have a huge responsibility.’

  8. Deloitte creates additional European leverage for annual executive pay report

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    In mid-March, Deloitte concluded a Prime Foundation Partnership with the Executive Remuneration Research Centre. The consultancy firm is thus creating a leverage effect by involving its European network in the executive remuneration figures for 700 European CEOs and CFOs that Vlerick gathers every year. A talk with Patrick Derthoo (Deloitte) and Professor Xavier Baeten.

  9. The 20 best workplaces in 2017 – EASI and Torfs still at number one

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    Employees have cast their votes once again. Yesterday evening the best workplaces in Belgium were announced – and EASI and Torfs lead the top ten Best Workplaces in Belgium in 2017 for the third and fourth year in a row respectively. Best Workplaces are organisations where people trust their management, are proud of their jobs and enjoy being at work. The study is conducted annually by the Great Place to Work® Institute Belgium in partnership with Vlerick Business School and media partner Jobat/Mark Magazine.

  10. “HR also needs to become more accountable”

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    Ivan De Witte and Marion Debruyne on the challenges facing HR, in response to the renewal of the Chair Partnership with Hudson: “An HR manager who wants to be future-proof can learn from his or her counterpart in Finance, the CFO, who was forced to stop navel-gazing some time ago. After all, HR shares the need to become more accountable.”

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