Learning and why a company should actively encourage and enable it for their employees

If you know me, you're probably aware that I'm a huge advocate for services like Linkedin Learning , Team Treehouse and the likes.  I do this besides my Job, my blogging, writing, foto and shortly vlogging endeavors. I do this at my own expense and in my own time. The reason doing this is manifold, there … Continue reading Learning and why a company should actively encourage and enable it for their employees

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Should you give your Team it’s own Brand?

The short answer will be "Hell, Yes!" Some will be surprised by my stand on this but let me give you a little bit of background: When I was working at LinkedIn, on the first day I joined my team on the floor, I was met with the sentence: “By the way, your Team is … Continue reading Should you give your Team it’s own Brand?

Switching jobs in Ireland – Revenue issues.

Some may know I recently made a job move ( my 3rd switch ) in Ireland and as every time before I ran into issues with revenue here. It is usually easily sorted if you get to the point to sort it, that is. However, anyone you'll speak to here will either experienced himself issues … Continue reading Switching jobs in Ireland – Revenue issues.

Changing the World one byte at a time

So a few days ago at DocuSign, we celebrated the #newoffice in #Dublin with the monthly happy hour and had some cake. It's been some exciting and amazing six weeks since I started DocuSign and I met a lot of greatly inspired and inspiring  people here and in #Seattle at the #DiscoveringDocuSign and all that … Continue reading Changing the World one byte at a time

What a Recruiter can do wrong from an Employees position and how to fix it.

Working in the It industry in Dublin, especially with sought after languages, in my personal Case Dutch and German, will bring all kinds of contacts from all sorts of recruiters with it. Who doesn't like to receive an email, LinkedIn Message or phone call which says we are this excellent company and we want you? … Continue reading What a Recruiter can do wrong from an Employees position and how to fix it.

Benefits at Work – a senseless exercise

So I read an article on LinkedIn this morning  Read it here, and this is something that has been bugging me for a while. Yes, there are benefits I really enjoy and get me engaged in the company, but others not so much or even annoy me, and this is the case for almost anyone. … Continue reading Benefits at Work – a senseless exercise