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Bridging Neighbours



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Your Recruitment Partner for Dutch-German Business!

Expanding into new markets is an exciting and challenging adventure! You need the right people on board to make the success of your growing business happen.

Thanks to many years of in-house experience in the Dutch and German labour market, we are your comprehensive partner in the field of cross-boarder recruitment and employer marketing.

We support you operationally in filling positions in the commercial and IT sector – AND in establishing culturally adjusted recruitment processes for your unique employer brand.

Let’s brigde your Recruitment across borders! 


Let’s talk!

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It was early 2012 when Laura was sitting in her new kitchen, the apartment full of boxes. She had just moved back from Amsterdam to Düsseldorf – after having lived and worked in the Netherlands for 12 years.

She started a new life in Germany, but she still observed lots of misunderstandings and struggles in business interactions between the two countries. So her thoughts kept coming back to the question: ‘What are the biggest differences between the German and the Dutch cultures?’ Laura wondered, what she could contribute to a better cross-cultural understanding in her field – Recruitment. She scribbled the words BRIDGING NEIGHBOURS into her sketch book….

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A couple of years later, 2018, the pieces of the puzzle fell into place. Together with her partners Cathrin and Mareike, she runs a successful recruitment business – which goes far beyond the typical ‘agency work’.

With an indepth understanding of both worlds: We help you to grow your Dutch-German business! With clients such as Picnic, Swapfiets and Defibtech, we are proud to have laid the foundation of


Wij spreken jouw taal





Wij spreken jouw taal

Do you want to grow your team in Germany?

Are you looking for the right cultural approach for your candidates?

Do you need a German career site and do want to be found by German candidates?

Let’s talk!


Do you plan to bring your business to the Netherlands? Then profit from our extensive Dutch network!



Auke Swinkels, Director HR

„Laura was of a very pro-active and professional support when we entered the German market. She is very knowledgable, reliable and has a broad experience in HR. Besides finding the right people which fit our culture she was also supportive in general HR topics and a linking pin between the Dutch and German colleagues. She played a big role in getting things structured, more efficient and shared her knowledge in a constructive way. Besides that she very pleasant to work with! A big thank you!“


Jochen Ulrich, Geschäftsführer

„Cathrin hat uns absolut professionell durch den Recruiting-Prozess zum Wunschkandidaten geholfen. Beeindruckend war, wie schnell wir eine sehr große Auswahl an fachlich passenden Profilen hatten. Bei der Auswahl haben wir uns daher dann umso intensiver mit den jeweiligen Charakteren auseinandersetzen können, was am Ende langfristig das Entscheidende ist.“

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