60: Rolf van der Pol on people efficiency, digitalisation struggles and uncovering the true problem statement

Rolf van der Pol started his career in information technology and moved to the financial services industry in 1990. He has a broad experience in line and project management roles across Europe, Latin America and the Asia Pacific working for international banks.

Since 2006 he is working with Cadena – an HRM and Payroll solutions company with its service and development centre in Vietnam – and is the director for Cadena in Singapore since its inception in 2015. He has worked with a large number of regional companies, ranging from SMEs, local and regional corporates to MNCs in the field of HRM system implementation and consultation.

Rolf has a Masters degree in Economics and Organisational behaviour from the Vrije Universiteit in Amsterdam.

What I discussed with Rolf

  • Applying his KYC experience into HRMS
  • Efficiency tends to be overlooked during digitalisation
  • Why companies struggle to digitalise
  • Digging deeper to uncover the problems beneath the symptoms
  • And many more…

Please enjoy!

Listen to the episode on Apple, Overcast, Spotify, Google Podcasts, or on your favourite podcast platform.

This episode is brought to you by Wanted. Wanted is a career platform from Korea, with over 10,000 companies and 2 million users using the platform for talent recruitment and career growth. Since 2015, Wanted’s mission has been to bring fulfilment and happiness to all professionals around the world, offering the best job opportunities and best-in-class career content to support professional learning and growth. Adding on to the growth and innovation, Wanted introduces to you, RoundUp.  RoundUp is a video interview collaboration tool for every team. With a simple download of the Chrome browser extension, RoundUp invites you and your team to host hiring interviews on Google Meet, share interview evaluations, then round up all interviewer comments in a single dashboard; all to help your team efficiently reach the best hiring decision. It is currently free and available on roundup.ai

What was your favourite quote or lesson from this episode? Please let me know in the comments.

0 0 votes
Article Rating
Notify of

Inline Feedbacks
View all comments
Would love your thoughts, please comment.x