Jeroen Siemerink, Lead Developer at Icologiq, about work and parenting

It is becoming more and more common: two parents, both with their own careers, who also share the care for their children. However, even in 2021, it is still far from self-evident in the workplace that fathers work part-time to spend more time with their children. In that respect, Icologiq was ahead of its time: most women as well as men in the Icologiq team have one day off a week.

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Risico Management: from necessary administration to identifying new opportunities

Accidents and dangerous situations are just around the corner, especially for companies operating in sectors where quality and safety play a major role. Risks in business operations can lead to dangerous situations, serious complaints and high costs in the form of damage claims, fines and losses. Moreover, high-risk situations, for example an unsafe product, can lead to long-term reputational damage for a company. Therefore, it is important to accurately curate risks within your company and to take steps to limit them as much as possible. What exactly is Risk Management and how do you, as a manager, gain control over the risk policy within your organisation?

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