A digital life jacket, do you have one?

At Executives United, as partners, we are acutely aware of the obstacles presented by the digital realm. Nowadays, it’s not enough to just have a backup plan for worst-case scenarios; duty demands that we guarantee consistent and uninterrupted automated systems, and that essential business intel is secure. Our concern for you is to be prepared […]

Taplow Executives United opens Brussels office

As per January 2023 ๐“๐š๐ฉ๐ฅ๐จ๐ฐ ๐„๐ฑ๐ž๐œ๐ฎ๐ญ๐ข๐ฏ๐ž๐ฌ ๐”๐ง๐ข๐ญ๐ž๐ ๐๐ซ๐ฎ๐ฌ๐ฌ๐ž๐ฅ๐ฌ is relocated to a prestigious monumental building located in the heart of the European quarter. Housed in a beautiful 1861 bourgeois building, the office is located on ๐‹๐ฎ๐ฑ๐ž๐ฆ๐›๐จ๐ฎ๐ซ๐  ๐’๐ช๐ฎ๐š๐ซ๐ž also called place lux or plux across from the European parliament, the European committee of the regions and […]

Taplow Executives United opens Amsterdam office at Keizersgracht

As per January 2023 ๐“๐š๐ฉ๐ฅ๐จ๐ฐ ๐„๐ฑ๐ž๐œ๐ฎ๐ญ๐ข๐ฏ๐ž๐ฌ ๐”๐ง๐ข๐ญ๐ž๐ ๐€๐ฆ๐ฌ๐ญ๐ž๐ซ๐๐š๐ฆ is relocated to a prestigious monumental building located on ๐Š๐ž๐ข๐ณ๐ž๐ซ๐ฌ๐ ๐ซ๐š๐œ๐ก๐ญ ๐Ÿ‘๐Ÿ—๐Ÿin Amsterdam, near the well-known ‘9 streets’. The 7.39 meter wide, originally, merchant’s house was built around 1671 by merchant Salomon Sweers. At the end of the 18th century, the front of the building was modified to […]

Chinese New Year 2023, the Year of the Rabbit

As we approach the Chinese New Year of 2023, the Year of the Rabbit, it’s important to take a moment to reflect on the significance of this event and its potential impact on the business world. The Rabbit is known for its diplomacy, elegance, and tact, making it a favorable symbol for the business world. […]

The success of the SCOM method

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The Supply Chain Optimization Method, abbreviated to SCOM, is the framework of Executives Unitedโ€™s subject matter expertise. This internationally recognized framework is theoretically sound, integral and strongly focused on implementing supply chain management from procurement to logistics. It focuses on five fundamental supply chain processes and makes a direct link to the corresponding functions. We are happy to tell you more about it.

Degree versus skills

New technological developments can have a major impact on work. Understanding how this changes work is necessary for employees to develop the necessary skills and to take possible measures against negative effects on the quality of work.

Why don’t Belgians and Dutchmen understand each other?

Dutch are stingy, always know better, are loud, boorish, arrogant, rude and too explicit. Belgians are polite, sometimes say yes when they mean no, look creative, sprightly, funny and burgundy and often go to restaurants. Belgians and Dutch are neighbors who speak almost the same language (Flemish versus Dutch), but do not understand each other. […]

5 best practices for your human capital search

A recent study found that 95% of organisations have a difficult time finding talent, with 35% of those reporting that it is very difficult. It would not be an exaggeration to say that it has never been easy to find good people. Most organizations have adopted an “all in” approach to respond to these challenges […]

Temp work is never going to be the old normal again

We live in a bizarre labor market. A war is raging a few hundred kilometres away, not only costing many lives but also pitting the global (super)powers against each other. There is a major shortage of raw materials and inflation is causing prices to rise dramatically. If we look at the situation here in the Netherlands, […]

Networking is hard working

For me, networking is my second nature, something that comes almost naturally. Of course I had to work hard on my network and to be honest I still do. On a daily basis! Networking is not collecting contacts. Networking is about planting relationships! It doesn’t work if you approach it in a selfish way. I sometimes get the comment that I am “the Godfather of networking” and for the people who know me, that puts a big smile on my face.