1. The vacancy
When you have an open position that needs to be filled, that is our starting point. We contact each other and go through the main points of the position. When we believe we can make a valuable contribution, we plan a vacancy intake at your location, to discuss the position in detail.
2. Vacancy intake
We visit you at your office and take all the time needed to understand you organization, the team, your company culture and the vacancy We tell you all about Fortress and the added value we bring – so we know immediately what we can expect from each other. After our visit, we use this information to draw up a customized proposal.
3. Suitable candidates
We start our search for the right talents in our own network and extend the search using various external channels. Because of our personal approach and the fact that we know most candidates, they are more than willing to make time to discuss the vacancy in detail with us.
4. Personal interview
Interested candidates who we feel could be suitable for the position are invited for a personal interview at our office (after a first screening by telephone). In this interview we take plenty of time to go through the previous experience of the candidate, we focus on the candidate’s competences and ask for examples using the STAR approach. We tell the candidate more about your organization and the role to see if there is a match. We also check diplomas and request references.
5. Introduction and interview(s)
We compile a shortlist of suitable candidates and send them to you with a profile and CV. In the profile we indicate why we consider the person suitable for the role. When you decide to invite a candidate for a first interview at your office, someone from Fortress is present as well. After the interview we evaluate together how the interview went. Are you enthusiastic? Then we will guide you and the candidate through the process.
6. Found the right talent?
Is one of the candidates the one you were looking for? Fantastic! We keep in touch to see how things are going. Was there no match this time? No worries, we keep looking for suitable candidates and will keep you informed. If it doesn’t work out, we will also be honest about that. Saying what you do and doing what you say is an important motto for us.
For specialist positions where certain specialist knowledge and/or skills are vital, we work on the basis of secondment. This means that the selected candidate will be employed by Fortress and is send on secondment to perform the assigned tasks for you. After a period of a year (with a minimum of 2050 actual hours worked and invoiced hours), you have the right to hire the candidate, at no additional costs.
Interim / Freelance
You may need extra workforce on a temporary basis. To take care of a temporary increase in activities, to manage a change process or to cover for maternity leave, for example. We have a large network of interim professionals who can help you for a specific period.