Bakker & Partners goes for HR Excellence

Have you ever heard of Bakker & Partners? It’s a Belgian HR consultancy firm with a personal touch, both for its clients and its candidates. It is their number one goal to bring talent to the right place through passion, integrity, effectiveness and creativity. With nearly 20 years of expertise, it’s safe to say that they’re…

A Perfect Team Day for Construction Confederation

The Construction Confederation is the umbrella organization of all construction companies in Belgium, now totaling over 15,000 small, medium and large enterprises. The organization lobbies for its members on both local, national and European level. Next to that, Federation offers its members a large numbers of services, ranging from delivering up to date and relevant…

Wellbeing for non-profit organisation

Customer Case: Wellbeing Day for non-profit organisation Synkroon Who says only for large corporations can afford wellbeing? Here’s the example of Synkroon that proves the opposite. Synkroon is a specialized centre in Belgium for training, accompaniment and mediation for people with a disability at work. The centre targets job seekers, employees and employers in order to achieve sustainable employment….

Work Well @ Allianz with Hercules Academy

Allianz Benelux is an important player on the market for insurance and financial services. The company offers a full range of products and services for individuals, the self-employed, SME’s and large companies regarding general insurance. Allianz has around 2.000 employees in the Benelux and is an affiliate of Allianz Group, world leader in insurance and asset…

Customer case: LC Packaging

LC Packaging, a longtime fan of the Hercules Trophy and the Herculean vibe, is the leading specialist in agri packaging and a global specialist in flexible intermediate bulk containers (FIBC’s). LC Packaging also offers its clients online tools that monitor and update the stock levels of their packaging.  The +90 years old company is an…

Fan Friday: Made in!

Made in, Flanders’ best digital business-to-business platform for enterprises and managers, delivers corporate and economical news addressed directly to its readers. To assure their readers of its value, Made in has developed 7 different regions (Kempen, Mechelen, Antwerp, Vlaams-Brabant, Oost-Vlaanderen, West-Vlaanderen and Limburg), of which each has its own newsletter and website. Each region focuses…

Who was there? Gunvor Petroleum

No need to be super athletic to make it to the Pétanque finals. This lady from Gunvor Petroleum tells investigator Ben Roelants about her secret strategy to impress her competitor. Playing pétanque at the annual Gunvor staff event also might have helped…    

Who was there? DEME

In 2016 DEME Group (Entrepreneur of the Year 2015) participated for the very first time at the Hercules Trophy. Special Hercules reporter Ben Roelants went looking for them and talked to one of the teams. Who are these people? What’s their secret tactic to conquer the Eliminator? Is it true that they get a day…

Fan Friday: Salesforce!

Salesforce, the world’s largest supplier of CRM software and one of the largest suppliers of business software in the cloud, has recently joined the Herculean family. Their products form the foundation for tens of thousands of customer relationship management solutions designed by their partners. Thanks to their close cooperation, Salesforce’s software platforms have all the…

Fan Friday: Niscayah/Stanley Black & Decker

Niscayah has been a reliable participant of the Hercules Trophy for years. They first participated in 2010 and came back every year since, up until 2012. That’s not the last year they played however, for Stanley Black & Decker took over Niscayah and they’re still big fans, sending multiple teams to the Trophy every year….

Fan Friday: Buroform!

Buroform is a modern graphics company, with a strong focus on innovation. They offer solutions to all your printing needs, as well as to every other possible media concern of yours. Next to that, Buroform takes care of the layout and physical production of “BO Magazine”. The company has been growing exponentially for the past years…

Fan Friday: Lantmannen Unibake!

One of our greatest fans and partners, is Lantmännen Unibake. They’re the second largest bakery products group in Europe, with 35 industrial bakeries in 18 countries, and authentic Swedish roots. Their Pastridor & Schulstad brands are true quality references. Every day, the 5,800 employees working for the bakery company, ensure that the world can enjoy their…