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Mirjam van Dijk
Works at RWE / Essent
Lives in Netherlands
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Increase flexibility in working relations, find and implement innovative ways of working together, change the interaction between employee and employer, and between employees,. Leading to a more effective and (cost) efficient way of working.
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  • RWE / Essent
    Employee relations manager, 2010 - present
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“It is amazing what you can accomplish if you do not care who gets the credit.” ~ Harry S Truman
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I'm a human resources professional with a passion for employee&labor relations. I love music, books, games and Belgian beers. Other interests: New World of Work, Employee engagement, Labour law, Compensation & Benefits, Mergers & Acquisitions, Social Media, Energy Innovation.
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I joined Google+ on 10 Jul 2011 * Most influential Human Resources professional 2012 according to Radical Events
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Imo the graph is still too pessimistic, or optimistic, depending on your viewpoint. Less than a decade and energy will be free.
 
"The latest record is an incredibly low bid of 2.42 cents / kwh solar electricity in Abu Dhabi. That is an unsubsidized price."

http://rameznaam.com/2016/09/21/new-record-low-solar-price-in-abu-dhabi-costs-plunging-faster-than-expected/
The price of solar power – in the very sunniest locations in particular – is plunging faster than I expected. I’ve been talking for years now about the exponential decline of sola…
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I agree. If we would cover all available surgaces with solar panels right now, energy would be free. It will go much faster than we think. But energy companies will of course try their best to slow down the process.
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Impressive employer branding, by Heineken
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True.
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Big oops 😅
 
A Roomba tried to vacuum dog poop and it’s even worse than you imagine http://tnw.me/0Z8AoVr
This post is not for the faint-hearted. A man named Jesse Newton has a Roomba. He also has a dog named Evie. For apparently the first time ever, Evie pooped in the living room. At 1:30 AM, the Roomba started its house-wide cleaning cycle. Another conference. “Great.” This one’s different, trust us. Our new event …
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One of my favourite books. Can't wait to see the movie
 
A combination of computer-generated animation, paper cutouts and stop-motion effects gave dimension to the story.
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Great way to welcome your new colleague
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Results from a lab experiment have lent support to one of Stephen Hawking's most important predictions about black holes.
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Yeah this is really gonna increase mutual understanding and tolerance... Not 😕
CANNES, France (AP) — The French resort of Cannes has banned full-body, head-covering swimsuits from its beaches, citing security reasons — a measure some are decrying as a discriminatory anti-Muslim move that only worsens religious tensions.
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But too much clothing on a public beach? Come on, the French are loosing it.
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Must-read for ideators 
Studies show it produces fewer good ideas than when people think on their own. Thankfully, there's a better way to work in groups.
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