For the record, Bruins is not available for a summer job picking tomatoes. The focus is management and business functions, permanent employment. "An absolute prerequisite in matching is knowing your client. 80% of the success rate of a new person in the workplace depends on the corporate culture. That's why we maintain a comprehensive client database, we have been doing this for a while now and have been cooperating with many clients over the years, so we have a large client history."
Looking next door
Beside recruiting, Bruins gives together with four other staff members advice to organizations in the field of organizational development. "Something that is very educational and at the same time is not done often enough, is to look beyond the boundaries of the company's own sector. We can learn so much from that. You can see struggles in other sectors and how they deal with them. "In Horticulture it is perhaps the most difficult," continues Bruins. "You have to build a brand, and that's not easy with horticulture products. On the other hand Dutch horticulture is great in terms of knowledge and innovation. We have a lot of opportunities in many fields."