Team skeeled: Meet the founders

Mike Reiffers and Nicolas Speeckaert founded skeeled to enable companies to offer the most modern and innovative hiring process to candidates as well as helping them save a considerable amount of time and benefit from a highly user-friendly software. They’ve come a long way since they started the company. With its Headquarters in Luxembourg, skeeled also has offices in Brussels and Porto, and our software is used by many amazing companies. In this first “Team skeeled” post (we are doing a series of posts about our team members so that you can get to know the people behind the READ MORE

Trends that will shape your recruitment strategy in 2018

You may have already noticed the subtle changes in your company, like your boss giving you a little bit more space so you can focus better and be more productive, him asking about your wellbeing and wanting to know more about you as a person instead of seeing you as an employee. 2017 has been the year of people engagement and people analytics. But now that 2017 has passed, it’s time to think about the recruitment trends that are going to shape 2018. As a matter of fact, LinkedIn recently published their ‘Global Recruiting Trends 2018 Report' with the READ MORE

The reality about the war for talent

In 1997, McKinsey already published a pioneering study about the war for talent and how it contributes to the overall corporate performance of an organisation. Although it was assumed that this war was going to end after the cooldown of the economy in 2001, the opposite is true. Analysts even predict that it will persist for the next two decades. Looking at the challenges that the HR department is facing, we can see that finding the right candidates is the main struggle nowadays: the number of vacancies are increasing, there is a so-called mismatch between potential candidates and the company READ MORE

GDPR and the consequences it will have on your recruitment strategy

This is the second part of our series of articles on the new GDPR guidelines that will come into effect on May 25th 2018. 106 days, 10 hours and 29 minutes. This is time that is displayed on the European GDPR website: the exact time until the enforcement of the General Data Protection Regulation, better known as GDPR. Since this regulation is considered to be the most important change in data protection of the past 20 years, all companies, no matter the size or industry, are preparing for this event. One of our last articles already explained the general implications READ MORE

GDPR: 8 Key Changes on Data Protection

This is the first part of our series of articles on the GDPR regulation that will come into effect on May 25th 2018. Data protection is such an important issue in the digital society we live in that the European Union decided to completely review and change the existing 20-year-old regulation. There have been more and more massive data breaches and online data leaks that not only hurt companies, but also customers and users as their personal information is made available for cybercriminals to take advantage of. The increase of events like this showed clearly that it was needed to READ MORE