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  • Press

    Pauwels Consulting accelerates growth in the Netherlands with the acquisition of Bruggenbouwers

    GHENT - Pauwels Consulting, the Belgian consultancy firm for Engineering, Life Sciences and IT, has announced that it has taken over Dutch contract staffing firm Bruggenbouwers. With offices in Hoofddorp and Breda, Bruggenbouwers has specialised in civil engineering contract staffing since 2011. The acquisition comes very soon after the acquisition of Developers.nl and will reinforce our position in the Netherlands.

  • Consultancy tips

    8 Characteristics of great consultants. Do you have what it takes?

    As a consultant you usually enjoy a varied job and lots of opportunities to quickly expand your knowledge, experience and professional network. Despite these benefits though, consulting jobs are often overlooked by job seekers. This is a pity because consulting may very well be one of the most rewarding professions in the world… if you are a good fit for the job. That’s what this article is all about: finding out whether you have what it takes to be a successful and a happy consultant.

  • Consultancy tips

    The benefits of joining a consulting firm

    You love consulting and others tell you you're good at it. You have lots of knowledge and experience to share, you're a great team player, you're a big help for your client and the people you work with... but you can't market yourself.

  • Consultancy tips

    What is consulting? And what’s in it for you?

    Our recruiters speak with potential new consultants every day. These meetings often bring up similar questions such as "What is consulting?", "Why should I become a consultant?" and "Do you think I would make a good consultant?” For this reason we have decided to write a number of articles on consulting. In these articles we will answer frequently asked questions on consulting. At the same time we invite you to share your questions on consulting

  • Business case

    Operational Excellence at Metaco

    Our Operational Excellence consultant Bilal was given the opportunity at Metaco to analyze the current cost price calculation and formulate a new one taking into account all costs. Furthermore, he had to optimize the working method, the general safety, the storage procedure, the business and production processes. Kris, his senior OpEx colleague, looks back on the project with great satisfaction.

  • Blog

    A foothold in the Netherlands

    Today it was announced that Pauwels Consulting is including the Dutch Developers.nl in the group. This acquisition follows shortly after those of HCM and AlphaZ, and fits within Pauwels Consulting's ambitious growth strategy in the Netherlands.

  • Consultancy tips

    How to define your dream job in 3 easy steps.

    Are your looking for a job? Or are you looking for a better job? Then why not aim for your dream job? In this article you discover how you can find a job that suits your distinct strengths and ambitions.

  • Business case

    Continuous Integration Continuous Delivery

    Digipolis faced the challenge of designating tasks that require very specific knowledge on CI/CD internally. As CI/CD is not an isolated project but a company wide implementation, they were looking for a partner to support them at peak moments.

  • Blog

    Making your dream come true? That's exactly what these brothers from Ghent are doing by racing across the ocean!

    On Thursday 12 December, two brothers from Ghent, Damien (29) and Bernard (27), will set off on the Talisker Whisky Atlantic Challenge, a race across the Atlantic in their rowing boat 'The Brothership'. The starting point is La Gomera, one of the Canary Islands, and the finish is 4,800 km away in Antigua, an island in the Caribbean Sea. The duo Atlantic Ocean rowing crossing record is 37 days, a time the ambitious brothers are aiming to beat. Taking part is not enough for them: they want to win and break the record.

  • Blog

    Important differences between ISO 9001:2015 and ISO 9001:2008

    Pauwels Consulting assists companies in Belgium and abroad in setting up and monitoring quality systems and continuously improving business processes. We have a number of experienced ISO 9001 consultants on board to achieve this. Luc Marivoet is one of our quality experts. We interviewed Luc about the publication of the new ISO 9001:2015 standard and the main differences between ISO 9001:2015 and ISO 9001:2008.

  • Consultancy tips

    How do top consultants outperform the competition?

    As in any profession though some people distinguish themselves from the pack. They do even better than the great performers in their field. That's what this article is all about.

  • Pauwels people

    Rudi Princen: IT Program Manager

    In our series ‘People of Pauwels Consulting’, our colleagues introduce themselves and talk about how they experience working at Pauwels Consulting and with our clients. Today, we are going to get acquainted with Rudi Princen, Senior IT Program Manager.

  • Press

    Pauwels Consulting acquires Health Care Management

    Pauwels Consulting, the Belgian recruitment and consulting firm for life sciences, engineering and IT profiles, acquires Health Care Management (HCM). This acquisition follows the recent acquisition of AlphaZ and reflects Pauwels Consulting’s ambitious growth strategy.

  • Business case

    Pauwels Consulting helped obtain the ISO9001 certificate at Lariplast

    Pauwels Consulting started an ISO 9001 quality management project at Lariplast France in Marle, Aisne. The goal of the project was to advise and support Lariplast during the implementation of the ISO 9001 standard and to obtain the renowned ISO 9001 certification.

  • Engineering

    Pauwels Consulting organizes ISO 9001:2015 workshops for companies

    The goal of this workshop is to help your company’s top management deal efficiently with ISO 9001:2015 and identify and utilize both the risks and the commercial benefits and opportunities.

  • Pauwels people

    Kristof Tersago: Be the change you want to see

    In our series ‘People of Pauwels Consulting’, our colleagues introduce themselves and talk about how they experience working at Pauwels Consulting and with our clients. Today, we are going to get acquainted with Kristof Tersago, Senior Project Engineer.

  • Pauwels people

    The Dodentocht as a source of inspiration for OpEx

    People are capable of amazing things. Our colleague Kris Van Nieuwenhove, a senior OpEx expert, is a great example in this respect. This year walked the 100K Dodentocht in Bornem for the 3rd time to collect money for Rode Neuzendag!

  • Engineering

    ISO 9001:2015 - a business management tool with focus on quality

    Many people believe ISO 9001:2015 is solely intended to manage the quality management system. However, if you examine the standard requirements, you will be surprised to learn that much more is included than just the responsibilities of the quality department.

  • Pauwels people

    Luc Mesmans: a career filled with innovation

    In our series People of Pauwels Consulting, we let our employees talk about their projects and achievements. Meet Luc Mesmans, our recently retired colleague that was specialized in electrics & telecom. He completed a solid technical course and saw his line of work change a whole lot. Luc will definitely never become a couch potato because he's still very active as a voluntary nature guide.

  • Pauwels people

    Project management: Always look on the bright side

    At Pauwels Consulting we have a lot of driven consultants and sometimes, unfortunately, we have to say goodbye to a colleague. André Thys will enjoy his well-deserved retirement after a career of almost 40 years. An ideal reason for André to tell us about his fascinating career in our series 'People of Pauwels Consulting'.

  • Press

    Pauwels Consulting acquires AlphaZ

    We are happy to announce the acquisition of AlphaZ, a Ghent based consulting firm specialized in engineering. The ambitious company quickly grew out to be an established value in the consultancy world and is a great match with Pauwels vision for the future.

  • Blog

    DevOps as a key component in your business strategy

    Last month we were happy to welcome the attendees of our first seminar in our new Brussels office at Avenue des Arts. The spacious venue, delicious cookies and fresh coffee got us started for a morning full of valuable insights on the technical side of digital transformation.

  • Engineering

    Two ISO 9001 myths we should quickly forget

    Prepare yourself for an excellent implementation of the ISO 9001 norm in your organization by reading our most common myths and misunderstandings surrounding ISO 9001.

  • Pauwels people

    Thomas Santy: Serialization Project Manager

    In our series ‘People of Pauwels Consulting’, our colleagues introduce themselves and talk about how they experience working at Pauwels Consulting and with our clients. Today, we have with us: Thomas Santy, Serialisation Project Manager.

  • Blog

    Pauwels Green Challenge 2019

    June 3, it’s international bike day. We would like to contribute to this sporty concept and thought about a nice initiative that encourages you to go to work green and gets you moving.

  • Pauwels Consulting Academy

    Lean Management

    Pauwels Consulting Academy recently organized a lean management workshop to learn about process optimizing.

  • Pauwels people

    Meet our new IT Director: Pieter Ardinois

    In our series ‘People of Pauwels Consulting’, our colleagues introduce themselves and talk about their work experiences and ambitions. Today, we are going to get acquainted with Pieter Ardinois, the new IT director at Pauwels Consulting. If you’d like to find out more, read on!

  • Pauwels people

    AG Solidarity: a helping hand for children and young adults

    Pauwels Consulting realizes that not everybody always has it easy and offers people in need warm-hearted support. We regularly support charitable causes ourselves and can only encourage similar initiatives by our partners and consultants. Recently, colleague Stijn Lenaerts took part in a solidarity initiative for Maison des Enfants Clair Matin SAAE in Ukkel, at the invitation of our partner AG Insurance.

  • Pauwels Consulting Academy

    Networking tips & tricks

    On Thursday, December 6, 2018, Dimitri Verhoye from Smart A’DVice delivered a workshop on networking for the Pauwels Consulting Academy in Antwerp.

  • Blog

    Consultant in the pharmaceutical industry: an enriching experience

    At Pauwels Consulting, we are continually looking for motivated consultants who are in a position to bring our clients’ projects to a successful conclusion. As a result, we interview lots of candidates and regularly take on interesting new colleagues. In our series ‘People of Pauwels Consulting’, our colleagues introduce themselves and talk about their projects and experiences. Today, we are going to get acquainted with Isabelle Gille, consultant in the pharmaceutical sector at Pauwels Consulting.

  • Press

    HR investment group Pyramid takes a stake in ORMIT

    Ghent, 3 October 2018. Pyramid NV, the HR investment group behind Pauwels Consulting, is today taking a 75 % stake in ORMIT, the Dutch HR company specialising in traineeships and leadership development.

  • Pauwels people

    Dr Veerle Deblauwe publishes article on patent search

    When one of our colleagues does something special, all of us at Pauwels Consulting are proud. Dr Veerle Deblauwe, an expert in patent search, recently published an article following the Search Matters conference in The Hague. So, high time for a chat with this special woman, to find out who she is and what she does. Welcome to the wonderful world of patent search.

  • Blog

    Time management: seven tips for more serenity and efficiency

    Time management... There are already plenty of books, workshops and self-help groups dealing with this issue. Perhaps even too many… Nevertheless, Luc Keppens from T&C managed to provide an unusually interesting, interactive and amusing Pauwels Consulting Academy session on time management.

  • Pauwels people

    Koen and Tijs climbed Mont Blanc: the 4,810-metres high 'roof of Europe'

    At Pauwels Consulting, we attach great importance to 'healthy minds in healthy bodies'. Lots of our colleagues are very active when it comes to sport, taking part in activities such as fun running events, cycling events and other physical sports activities, both individually and as part of a team. Recently, our colleagues Koen De Borle, recruitment consultant at Pauwels Consulting, and Tijs Billemon, IT director and business coach, climbed to the summit of Mont Blanc (4,810 metres high to be precise). An incredible achievement!

  • Blog

    Setting priorities using the ABCDE method

    Do you want to manage and spend your time as efficiently as possible? The only solution is to set priorities. Make sure you use the evening preceding any given working day to prioritise the tasks you have to carry out on the day in question.

  • Pauwels people

    Soeren Raahauge: Play the game, not the occasion

    In our series ‘People of Pauwels Consulting’, our colleagues introduce themselves and talk about how they experience working at Pauwels Consulting and with our clients. Today, we are going to get acquainted with Soeren Raahauge, QA Project Manager at a big pharmaceutical company.

  • Engineering

    8 benefits of a certified ISO 9001 quality management system

    The introduction of an ISO 9001 quality management system typically gives an organisation more order and structure, which is usually to the benefit of the quality of its products and services.

  • Engineering

    8 challenges quality management professionals face

    Implementing and maintaining a Quality Management System (QMS) can be quite a challenge. It's not always easy to find the information, method, person or time to implement the QMS that best suits your needs.

  • Engineering

    Pauwels Consulting obtains SCC certificate

    At Pauwels Consulting, we attach great importance to safe working conditions and a safe working environment. To reinforce this commitment, we recently obtained the SCC certification for our business unit engineering.

  • IT

    Pauwels Consulting acquires Akros Solutions

    Ghent, 10 October 2017. Pauwels Consulting, the Belgian engineering, life sciences and IT consultancy company, is proud to announce the acquisition of Akros Solutions, the Belgian IT recruitment and consultancy firm with offices in Brussels.

  • Engineering

    Convenient correlation matrix for transition to ISO 9001:2015

    Pauwels Consulting assists companies in setting up and monitoring quality systems and continuously improving business processes. We have a number of experienced ISO 9001 consultants on board to assist companies all over Europe.

  • Blog

    4 sportive tips to be a top-class consultant

    While writing this blog post, my legs are still tingling from the physical endurance at Mallorca. It involved over twenty-five hours of cycling, running and swimming during one single week: this is a holiday as well! Since this year, I am more eager than ever before to realise the most important sportive challenge in my life: the Ironman in Bolton.

  • Press

    Pauwels Consulting, Vandycke & Partners and Mediconsult join forces

    Ghent. Pauwels Consulting, the Belgian recruitment and consultancy company active in life sciences, engineering and IT, announces the acquisition of Vandycke & Partners and its sister company Mediconsult.

  • Press

    Pauwels Consulting acquires IT consulting firm P.I.T.-Advisor

    Ghent - Pauwels Consulting, the Belgian consultancy company with subsidiaries in Belgium, France, Germany and Switzerland, announces the acquisition of P.I.T.-Advisor. P.I.T.-Advisor is a Belgian IT service provider specialized in ERP solutions, software applications, hardware and project sourcing. Pauwels Consulting strengthens its position as a multidisciplinary IT service provider in Belgium as a result of this acquisition.

  • Press

    Pauwels Consulting and P.I.T.-Advisor join forces

    Pauwels Consulting and P.I.T.-Advisor, two successful Belgian consulting companies, have agreed to merge their operations. As of today, P.I.T.-Advisor will be operating as an independent unit within the Pauwels Consulting Group.

  • Press

    Pauwels Consulting acquires Itelco

    Ghent - Pauwels Consulting, the Belgian consulting firm with offices in Belgium and Switzerland today announced the acquisition of Itelco. Itelco is a Belgian multi-disciplinary project sourcing and recruitment specialist with offices in Europe and the Middle East. Thanks to this acquisition, Pauwels Consulting strengthens its position as a multi-disciplinary project sourcing partner for leading companies in Europe and the Middle East.

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