The SER has set the guideline amount for OR training courses for 2021. The SER believes that €1065 per daily period is reasonable for OR training.
For many people, the four concepts ‘teacher’, ‘trainer’, ‘coach’ and ‘facilitator’ are very – if not wholly – similar. But the only real commonality is that these four different professions counsel groups of people. (meer…)
Groups often ask me to guide them in addressing problems and achieving goals. To this end, I’ve developed a method that consists of three elements: Process, Connection and Communication (PCC). (meer…)
I stopped being a Works Council trainer years ago; my role has gradually changed into that of a coach, coaching Works Councils and collaborative teams. And as a coach, I have three roles.
All employees in the Netherlands have some form of terms of employment. But who decides and negotiates about these terms of employment? The Works Council also has a role to play in the negotiations of the terms of employment.
Many Works Councils want to be more proactive. They no longer want to wait for the Director’s suggestions and respond to them; they want to be taking the lead and engaging in the conversation with the Director. Between ‘wanting’ and actually ‘doing’, there is a world of difference. (meer…)
The government is taking measures to alleviate the effects of the corona crisis to a certain extent. One of these measures is a one-off extension of the working expenses scheme (WKR). This is important for the employer and employee, but certainly also for the Works Council.
As a Works Council, you have a relationship with the Bestuurder (Director) of the organisation, the management board. It can be good or bad, but it is a relationship nevertheless. How do you benefit the most from this relationship?