Help, I don't have a manager!

Get insights about working without managers and the upcoming HR trends of 2019

7 February 2019 13.00 - 16.00 | Naritaweg 70, 1043 BZ Amsterdam




This event will be in English!

Imagine an organisation without managers. How does that even work? Who is responsible for decisions? And who reviews my performance? If you are curious about the answers to these questions, we hope to see you soon at our knowledge session! Here at Nmbrs we work without managers and we're going to show you exactly what that's like. The good parts but especially the bad parts. Three highly inspiring speakers share their experiences. Scroll down to find out who they are!



Is this event for you?

Yes, especially for anyone working in the field of HR.
Tom Haak

Tom Haak

Director HR Trend Institute

Tom is the director of HR Trend Institute, which he founded in 2014. Tom has a lot of experience in HR Management in different multinational companies. He was the worldwide HR-director of Arcadis from 2006 until 2014. Arcadis is the leading international company for natural design and consulting services, with 27,000 employees worldwide. Before Arcadis he worked in different senior HR positions at Aon, KPMG en Philips Electronics. Tom has a lot of knowledge about innovative HR and how organisations can benefit from trend shifts. 

Ruben Timmerman

Ruben Timmerman

Speaker on organisational transformation

In 2008 Ruben founded Springest. It was the first company in the Netherlands to implement the no-manager model: a way of working without a top-down management. The company won the award of best employer in 2015 and 2016! Ruben has become an expert in the field of start-up management. 

Mariel Dommering

Mariel Dommering

Chief People Officer at Nmbrs

As part of the People Chapter, Mariel works together with four Employee Experience Specialists, two Candidate Experience Specialists and two Personal Coaches to create the best candidate and employee journey ever. Together with her team she wants to build an environment where our Nmbrs® colleagues love to be and create a journey that builds not only Nmbrs® careers, but future careers!



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13.00    Introduction

Tom Haak | Inspiring trends of 2019

How do you increase the impact of HR in your organization? HR trendwatcher Tom Haak covers 10 HR trends that he considers important for 2019. He will also share some thoughts about the possible roles of HR in self-managed organizations. Tom's presentations are generally considered high pace, informative and entertaining.

14.00   Break

Ruben Timmerman | Holacracy: its benefits and challenges

How does Holacracy work in a company like Springest? Rubens ambition is to create a selfgrowing and self learning company. He wants the company to reinvent itself all the time. He has gain a lot of experience about Holacracy and he tells you more about its benefits and challenges.

 15.00   Break

Mariel Dommering | Finally, life without managers!

When you work without managers, you will face challenges. How do you reach your goals? How about your personal development? And what about salaries and reviews? In a fun and interactive way Mariel tells you all the ins and outs about self-steering teams.

 16.00   Snacks & Drinks









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Nmbrs® HQ

Naritaweg 70
1043 BZ Amsterdam





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