Having motivated employees in the right place is crucial in this rapidly changing industry where the demanding consumer leads the way.
The growing consumer awareness and the succes of online shopping have thoroughly redesigned the consumer & retail sector. The increasingly better informed and price-conscious consumer continues to push the boundaries and expectations. Having motivated employees in the right place is therefore indispensable in order to survive in this rapidly changing environment. Moreover, these employees are the first brand ambassadors of your brand in the market. A market where even the most established player must constantly reinvent itself .
D'Ieteren, a family business with a sense of corporate social responsibility, is a 125-year long investor in mobility solutions.
MediaMarkt is a major player in the retail market, and consumer electronics in particular.
Poco Loco offers a broad range of food products for customers around the globe.
Within this sector, the most recent trends are also the biggest challenges for the future, also in the field of HR.
The financial sector is one of the bases of our society and includes a multitude of companies, each of them indispensable in our daily life. The sector is facing important new challenges, such as the continuous optimization of the customer experience, the increased importance of FinTech companies, the integration of increasingly strict safety regulations and of course the digitization of their services. In the field of HR, the effective reduction of the number of agencies, the emergence of new functions (data management, risk management, etc.) and the shift to more agile organisational forms are high on the agenda.
AG has a rich background in insurance. This multichannel insurer offers a full range of insurance products.
Belfius, a Belgian banking and insurance group, offers tailor-made services for its customers.
Ethias, founded in 1919, is an insurance company for public authorities, corporates and private individuals.
A dynamic HR policy is indispensable in a sector that is constantly searching for new technological and sustainable solutions.
Due to its’ constant search for new technological and sustainable solutions, the construction industry relentlessly pushes its’ boundaries. This is partially because of an increasing awareness of consumer health & safety, but also due to the ever-changing legislation which must be taken into account. Moreover, the complexity of the companies in the construction sector, which in many cases are active in both B2B and B2C, cannot be underestimated.
Arcadis is the leading global natural and built asset design & consultancy firm.
The Eiffage group is a European leader in the markets for construction, energy systems, infrastructure and concessions.
Velux Belgium is part of the Danish group, VKR Holding. The group is internationally renowned for its roof windows and accessories.
In this sector, characterized by innovation and change, the importance of a strong HR policy has never been this high.
The Energy & Utilities sector is an important foundation of our global economy. The shift to new forms of energy and the deregulation of the energy market are forcing this sector to innovate. Players are forced to develop a distinct offering for their B2C and B2B customers, promote synergies between departments and invest heavily in innovation and breakthrough technologies. To overcome all these challenges, the adaptability and innovation capacity of talented employees is crucial. The importance of a strong HR policy has never been greater in this sector.
Aspiravi in Harelbeke is an important player in the renewable energy industry.
Engie integrates responsible business growth, to meet the sizeable challenges of a low carbon future.
Sibelga is the sole electricity and gas distribution network operator for the 19 municipalities of the Brussels-Capital Region.
More than ever, this sector needs specific profiles that provide added value and dare to implement innovative ideas.
The healthcare sector and pharmaceutical industry have resulted in many positive evolutions in recent decades, such as higher life expectancy, a better quality of life, medical breakthroughs, etc. This sector never stands still, but is constantly confronted with new challenges. Just think of the aging population, globalization and pandemics, but also the digital transformation, and so on. More than ever, there is a need for specific profiles that can answer these challenges, provide added value and dare to implement innovative ideas.
AZ Groeninge is part of the E17 hospital network, in which excellent, accessible healthcare, innovation and patient-centred care take centre stage.
Novartis, a health sector company headquartered in Switzerland, offers solutions to meet patients’ changing needs.
The Flemish Institute for Biotechnology (VIB) conducts ground-breaking research into the workings of the human body, plant organisms and micro-organisms.
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A sector that is driven forward by constant renewal and innovation also faces significant challenges in the field of HR.
In a sector that is driven forward by constant renewal and innovation, an organization cannot survive long without digital talents with the most up-to-date skills and knowledge. Players in this sector, therefore do everything within their power to follow the rhythm of technological evolutions and disruptions on a global level and sometimes even to determine it. Naturally, this requires much more than a thorough knowledge of programming languages, hardware, software and data management. It also assumes a specific mindset of which agility, innovation and progress are the main characteristics. This multitude of changes also translates into a multitude of challenges in the field of HR.
Cegeka, a family business, is a pioneer in the technology sector.
Orange Belgium is one of the biggest players on the telecom market in Belgium and in Luxembourg.
Televic is a developer, producer and installer of high-quality communication systems for niche markets.
Much is at stake in this sector in terms of HR. Hudson assists these decision makers on a daily basis to formulate answers to their challenges.
Industry is an important foundation of our local, national and global economy. Technological progress and the continuous pressure to innovate often result in impressive achievements. However, global competition, lowering production costs and increasingly strict environmental legislation are also major challenges in this sector. There is also a lot at stake in the field of HR: focusing on employer branding in times when technical professions are not always valued, attracting talented profiles, implementing salary increases, investing in further training and retraining, etc. Hudson is the decision-makers in this sector daily to formulate answers to these challenges.
A-kwadraat is a custom-solutions company for more than 500 people with disadvantages on the labour market.
BMT Group, an industrial family business, is best known for its gear and glass activities.
John Cockerill puts its innovative power and years of expertise to use in the development of unique, large-scale industrial solutions.
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From attracting talent to retaining and developing them, HR also has a busy schedule in this sector for the coming years.
The legal and professional services sector is very broad: from law firms and large consulting groups to event agencies, social secretariats and training institutions. The wide variety of activities is reflected in the HR challenges these organizations face. However, they also have similar trends to some extent, such as increased competition, increasingly higher security and compliance regulations, partial digitization of their services or a shortage of talent in a growing number of niches. From attracting to retaining and developing talent, HR will also have a busy agenda in this sector the coming years.
EY is a global, multidisciplinary, professional services organisation, driven by the goal of 'building a better working world'.
Partena offers premium solutions to promote a healthy and comfortable life.
The Vlerick Business School is an international business school in the heart of Europe.
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