How do you strike the correct balance between keeping your employees on target (effective management), and going overboard surveilling them (micromanagement)? It’s a question experienced managers and first-time managers alike struggle with. In this article, we discuss 4 tactics to best navigate the balancing act of finding a strong, motivating management style.
Recently Batenborch International had the honour of sitting down with Alexander van Assouw, Managing Director Benelux at Refresco. In the interview, we were able to go in depth about his career trajectory and his best tips for success, among other diverse subjects. Read on to hear directly from one of the top executives in the Dutch FMCG landscape.
Among the changing market circumstances faced by Sales organizations worldwide is the changing modern workforce. The new generation of millennial and Gen-Z professionals have brought and continue to bring their own unique traits, skills, and values to companies. Nevertheless, there are a handful of timeless competences that have remained essential to becoming a successful Sales executive. In this article we outline 5 core competences needed to become a stand-out in the Sales profession.
With the new year come new opportunities for personal and professional development. In this article we will detail several strategies you can employ for realistic goal-setting for the new year, focusing particularly on how to ensure achievability and accountability when striving for new heights in the new year to come.
The labour market is a dynamic ecosystem that continually evolves in response to economic, technological, and societal changes. Looking forward to the year ahead, there are a number of trends that can be anticipated. In this article, we outline several trends that are poised to reshape the landscape of employment and workforce dynamics in 2024.
Earlier, we discussed 6 ways to stand out in a job interview. In this article, we dive deeper into your side of the conversation: what questions can you ask your potential employer to best ascertain whether this role and company is a good fit for you? We offer 5 questions to ask to obtain the relevant information you need to make your decision, while making a great impression on the hiring manager at the same time.
In a candidate-driven market, each stage of the hiring process is crucial. One way to attract the right people to the right role is to ensure you have created an appealing job description that appropriately represents the role and what you have to offer to applicants. In this article, we describe how you can create job descriptions that will draw in the right candidates.
As the job market is in constant motion, so is executive search. Are you currently working with or thinking of working with an executive search partner? In this article, we outline 5 market trends that may affect your search process.
Anyone reading this has undoubtedly had experience with all sorts of job interviews, from great ones to nerve-wracking ones. A frequent question we hear from the candidates we work with is how to best stand out amidst other candidates in a job interview process. In this article, we give our 6 best tips on how to make a great and lasting impression on the company you’re interviewing with.