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Dutch IT firm transforms HR policy built on lessons from pandemic
This article is part of the CW Benelux issue of November 2021-January 2022
The Netherlands government’s advice for people to work at home as much as possible during the Covid-19 pandemic will soon expire, but various studies have shown that employees no longer want to return to the office entirely, but prefer to continue working remotely for part of the week. Many employers are therefore looking for a way to give shape to hybrid working and Dutch IT company Infolearn has devised a new human resources (HR) concept to improve the work-life balance of its own staff. It also hopes this new approach will make it an attractive employer for the current and new generation of employees. According to Infolearn, it is important that each employee’s work-life balance is as optimal as possible. The right balance ensures job satisfaction, sustainable employability and being an attractive employer, said Rinske Willemsen, business operations manager at the software company. Its new HR concept, which recently came into effect, has three components: hybrid working at the office, at home or at the customer’s location, a ...
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