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Treasurer Search Newsletter December 2017

Be careful what you wish for…. A few weeks ago we had time for a few extra assignments in our portfolio. Sinterklaas left, Santa Claus will arrive shortly but we did not have time to finish our pepernoten. See our recent assignments below. We leave 2017 with a bang and ...

Treasurer Search Newsletter November 2017

“Gentlemen don’t discuss politics”, so excuse me for not being a gentleman. Dutch politicians discussing derivatives a few years ago already showed their ignorance and lack in willingness to learn. Now we had the Panama and currently have the Paradise Papers and see new political turmoil again. It are, for ...

Treasurer Search Newsletter October 2017

Education and development of treasurers is a topic that has taken a prominent place on our to-do list recently. We are not planning to organize training ourselves but employers, employees and educators include us in their considerations on the topic. In our newsletter some of our first efforts, we want ...

Treasurer Search Newsletter September 2017

This late in the month a newsletter from us! This will not be the new standard. New assignments, vacations and other events got in the way. As treasury recruiters we should know about developments in education and if possible, contribute. The Minor Treasury Management at the Hogeschool Utrecht started again ...

Treasurer Search Newsletter August 2017

We are doing well again. Unemployment drops, profits and revenues are going up. In specific pockets of the market, the candidate can decide and the employer is the underlying party. We also encounter candidates resigning in their probation period, this requires our attention. In the bigger part of the labour ...

Treasurer Search Newsletter July 2017

In previous years, on this spot, I would write about how we receive a lot of new applications from candidates contemplating their career at the poolside. Currently this is wiped away by the inflow of new assignments. Demand and supply in the labour market is shifting, there is no new ...

Treasurer Search Newsletter June 2017

New assignments tend to enter our company in waves, often in specific cluster types. Currently the biggest cluster of assignments for juniors in our company existence is landing: five within a two week span. This matches our "cradle to grave" aka "graduate to retirement" approach. Luckily we can, amongst others, ...

Treasurer Search Newsletter May 2017

April and May are packed with treasury technology topics. Three new clients asked us to find candidates with systems experience. I visited the Dutch Fintech Award event and was inspired. PowertoPay, Treasury Services and TIS organized events, enabling professionals to gather information and exchange thoughts. 18 May I will visit ...

Treasurer Search Newsletter April 2017

Our last newsletter was just before the Dutch elections. Dust has settled, time to get back to business. In our team Heleen has quickly and successfully found her place, already landing various new assignments. We are looking forward to the Dutch Fintech Awards and Financial Systems. The response we receive ...

Treasurer Search Newsletter March 2017

By the time you read this, a lot might be already clear about what we can expect for the next four years. This newsletter introduction was written on the evening before the Dutch elections. The impact of the election results on our daily jobs can be substantial. Will the government ...

Treasurer Search Newsletter February 2017

Reading the news means receiving very mixed messages. Avantium is doing an IPO, Vitol is investing (VTTI) and paying substantial dividends. Unemployment rates are low and sinking further. In parallel, election times are getting close in various countries, some political parties are trying to convince us times never have been ...

Treasurer Search Newsletter January 2017

Power in the labour market is shifting again but we are not back in 2007. Around that time candidates had many options and their unrealistic demands were often met. Last month we found new positions for two “Register Treasurers”, our clients were able to get high value for money. In ...

Treasurer Search Newsletter December 2016

Just having celebrated Sinterklaas and looking forward to Christmas people start thinking about what is really important. For most of us, our job takes a huge part of our time. A great job can contribute to a happy life. The lack of a proper "kerstpakket" or bonus does not. These ...

Treasurer Search Newsletter November 2016

Over the last weeks I tried to avoid all news around the US elections. Of course in vain. Before, the impact the winning candidate had on our local European lives might have been overseeable. This time this might be different. I notice, also with the Brexit in mind, that I ...

Treasurer Search Newsletter September 2016

The weather, many candidates, clients and some colleagues agree: vacation time is not over yet. We should not forecast, TMS implement and fund. Sunbathing is what we should do….. Nevertheless we search, call, meet and present. The show will go on. There is much to look forward to: being a ...

Treasurer Search Newsletter August 2016

Twice a year we have a peak in the non-assignment related applications. Around Christmans, also related to the expected bonus, and around the summer vacation. This is when people have the time to think about the fun & impact in their job, about their work-life balance and other important aspects ...