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Learning Day – Evidence Based Talent Acquisition

Evidence: The key to hiring the best candidates

Find out how to optimize your hiring processes at the evidence-based HR learning day organized by Balance HR.

A team of five expert speakers, including academics and practitioners, will facilitate this full-day course. Instead of sharing opinions or common practices that lack evidence of effectiveness, we will discuss insights from the latest, most solid scientific research into HR. You will also learn how to apply all this in your work.

Course content

The course will cover the following topics:

  • Challenges in the current labor market
  • Building an employer brand
  • Attracting valuable candidates
  • Selecting the best people for your organization

What’s in it for you?

After just one day, you will:

  • have an action plan to make your recruitment and selection processes better, faster, and more inclusive;
  • receive in-depth, inspiring input from expert speakers;
  • get checklists, visuals, and one-pagers full of solid evidence;
  • enjoy networking with twenty like-minded HR professionals who are also on the journey to evidence-based HR practices.


Your facilitators for the day are:

  • Prof. Stijn Baert (Ghent University): Professor Stijn Baert is an expert in labor economics and will share insights on the challenges facing the Flemish and Belgian labor markets.
  • Prof. Eveline Schollaert (Ghent University): Eveline Schollaert is a researcher and professor and will discuss effective approaches to attracting talent that you can apply in the workplace.
  • Koen De Brouwer (BDDB): Koen De Brouwer is an evidence-based marketing and sales expert who will provide tips and real-life examples for successful employer branding strategies.
  • Iulia Cioca (Balance HR): Iulia Cioca is an HR scientist at Balance HR and will share evidence-based insights on recruitment and selection practices for better work.
  • Natalie Moriau (Balance HR): Natalie Moriau is an Associate Partner at Balance HR. She will equip you with practical tools and takeaways for a talent acquisition roadmap with lasting impact.


  • When: 9 am to 4:30 pm on Tuesday, 23 May 2023
  • Where: MeetDistrict Ghent (Ghelamco Arena), Ottergemsesteenweg Zuid 808/b300, 9000 Ghent
  • Who should attend: This course is ideal for professionals with a strong interest in employer branding, recruitment and selection

Don't miss this opportunity to take your HR skills to the next level. Register now to secure your spot.

To ensure a quality experience, we are limiting participation to twenty people.

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