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Recruiting in 2016: from a “match made in heaven” to a strong marriage

Handling careers in a more sustainable way is a hot topic in strategic HR policy. Employers deploy more and more efforts to enable effective stress prevention, and the legal framework is also being reviewed to include ‘workable work’ in the coalition agreement of the Michel government. However, in all these efforts, we must dare to look beyond the workplace.

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Patrick Gillerot

Recruiting in 2016: from a “match made in heaven” to a strong marriage

Handling careers in a more sustainable way is a hot topic in strategic HR policy. Employers deploy more and more efforts to enable effective stress prevention, and the legal framework is also being reviewed to include ‘workable work’ in the coalition agreement of the Michel government. However, in all these efforts, we must dare to look beyond the workplace.

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Marc Lambotte

Young people say ‘yes’ to technology – but only technology with a purpose

Technology dominates our day-to-day lives – this is a fact. This phenomenon will continue to spread in both our private and professional lives in the years to come. Is this world of technology a good thing for our young people?

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Laurent Hellebaut

New boost for internal market: the right focus on compliance and enforcement

The European Commission has recently proposed a strategy to give the internal market a new boost. Agoria is pleased to see that efficient and effective market surveillance is an important part of that plan.

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Marc Lambotte

Believe in our country once again

Ten thousand new jobs in the technology industry, a real possibility if our country leverages sufficiently the advantages of its geographical situation. Our economy is now beginning to reap the benefits of the measures the government has taken to reduce our labour cost handicap. The Belgian technology industry will once again be able to live up to its name as a job and growth engine.

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Achiel Verheyen: “One in three car speakers comes from PSS in Dendermonde”

Do you have a famous brand of music system in your car? Is the B&W Bowers & Wilkins logo adorning your speakers? Chances are you bought the name and image of a known speaker brand, even though, behind the scenes, Dendermonde-based PSS designed and produced the top-of-the-range loudspeaker. No less than a third of the cars on our roads are fitted with loudspeakers from Dendermonde.

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Biobakkerij De Trog, Ontex and Van Hoecke NV, Factories of the Future from other industries

Since 4 February Belgium has seven more factories of the future: De Trog Organic Bakery, E.D.&A., JTEKT Torsen Europe, Ontex, Punch Powertrain, TE Connectivity and Van Hoecke NV were granted this label as a show of appreciation for their efforts. These companies have invested in state-of-the-art production technology, digitalisation, social innovation and ecology which now makes them top-of-the-range companies. We will discuss these remarkable companies one by one.

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Privacy Shield (instead of Safe Harbor): what does that mean?

As you may know, on the 2nd of February the EU and the US agreed on the “EU-US Privacy Shield” to replace the "Safe Harbor" adequacy decision for transatlantic flows of personal data. Meanwhile all relevant documentation has been published from the side of the EC.

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DAF Trucks Flanders celebrates 50 years

DAF Trucks Flanders is celebrating 50 years and has grown into a leading production facility which has benefited from 600 million euro in investments over the past 15 years. More than ever, DAF Trucks has full confidence in the future of its production facilities in Belgium: “With our continuous investment in DAF Trucks Vlaanderen, DAF demonstrates its confidence in the future of its plant in Belgium,” said Harrie Schippers, President of DAF Trucks N.V.

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Successful customer seminar between Tractebel Engineering and member companies

Business development reduced to the very basics: gather several companies with good chemistry in the same space and things will inevitably click... The recent seminar between Tractebel Engineering and some fifty members of our three “International Business Developments Clubs” (Sport Technology, Infrastructure, and Renewable Energy) can be considered a success

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Agoria shines the spotlight on Belgian cycle industry at Velofollies 2016

The 10th edition of Velofollies, the largest and most varied event dedicated to cycling in the Benelux, was yet another great success. Velofollies is a complete bike show, offering visitors an overall picture of the cycling market. This year, the show once again attracted thousands of visitors from Belgium and neighbouring countries.

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