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Our unique market position

In a previous blog post, we elaborated on staff turnover and average seniority in company: in a competitive market, we expect the voluntary turnover to increase in the coming years.  “Attracting talent is very important, but for Novellas Healthcare it is merely a starting point”, says HR Of...


Als verpleegkundige omgaan met agressie

Als verpleegkundige kom je jammer genoeg regelmatig in aanraking met een vorm van agressie. Fysieke agressie is gelukkig zeldzaam, maar met verbale, psychische en seksuele agressie werd je waarschijnlijk wel al geconfronteerd bij het uitoefenen van je beroep. Gelukkig kan je je wapenen tegen elke vo...


A successful collaboration

Liesbeth van Oeffelen is a civil engineer in electrotechnics and holds a PhD degree in bioengineering. She has her own company, BiosenSource, where she develops a measuring device to facilitate scientific research in the medical sector. Via the assistance of Novellas Healthcare, Liesbeth can combine...


Chronisch zieken activeren met Activ84worK

Dagelijks heen-en-weer reizen naar kantoor en actief meedraaien op de werkvloer is voor de meesten van ons de normaalste zaak van de wereld. Maar voor mensen die chronisch ziek zijn is dat geen evidentie. Dat moet anders, dachten AbbVie, Mensura, Proximus, SD Worx en het Universitair Ziekenhuis Leuv...


Novellas Healthcare partner van Jobpunt Vlaanderen

Sinds kort is Novellas Healthcare vennoot van Jobpunt Vlaanderen voor het uitvoeren van search-opdrachten. Voor ons is dat het bewijs dat onze kwalitatieve benadering van recruitment binnen de healthcare – en in het geval van Jobpunt Vlaanderen binnen ziekenhuizen – werkt.  Jobpunt Vlaan...


Meet Novellas Healthcare @ ACRP on 27th of October

On Thursday, 27th October the 19th European Conference of the Association of Clinical Research Professional (ACRP) is held in Brussels. Novellas Healthcare will be present because we want to emphasize our commitment to the Belgian clinical research initiatives.    Through expert-de...


How we build and engage our network on LinkedIn

With an average LinkedIn Recruiter Index (LRI) of ca. 75  out of 100 in the past months, Novellas Healthcare is in the top 7% among Recruiter users in the Staffing and Recruiting industry in Belgium. Recruiter is a search tool on LinkedIn, with advanced recruiting filters that helps us finding ...


Hiring people over 45 is a good idea

Recently there has been some commotion in the media about ‘older’ employees (45 and older) being discriminated on the job market. The reasons for that discrimination are well known, but seldom transcend the level of biased clichés.   We won’t even discuss whether these reasons make se...


8 useful tips to make your cover letter work

In an earlier post we gave tips for writing a resume that will get you invited for that job interview. Now that we know how to write a successful resume, we can have a look at the cover letter. 1. Be specific, write for the job Always write a cover letter, unless specified otherwise. Use it to...


eHealth: obligation to opportunity - Case Study

The Belgian government recently decided that certain drug reimbursement requests have to be submitted electronically. With the service related mindset that characterizes Novellas Healthcare, we offered our client a solution that invests in a long term relationship with the physicians involved. In th...


Patiënten blijven motiveren

Te horen krijgen dat je aan een zware neurologische aandoening leidt is een harde klap, die patiënten en hun familie aanvankelijk maar moeilijk verwerken. Vooral het onvoorspelbare verloop van de ziekte boezemt angst in. Omdat onze compliance-nurses de therapie goed opvolgen en de patiënten bijsta...


Belgian Healthcare on LinkedIn

In the past few years LinkedIn has become an important recruitment tool and the place where professionals meet their future employer. In LinkedIn's annual Healthcare Industry Report Novellas Healthcare is listed in the Belgian top 3 of most followed companies (with less than 500 employees) in the he...