YouConnect further reinforces its team
23/11/2021

YouConnect is an independent recruitment firm that specializes in the placement of legal and HR professionals for both permanent and interim management positions. Since its start in 2013, YouConnect has known a continuous growth and a successful expansion of its client base. To further reinforce its team, YouConnect has welcomed Sylvie Gerlo and Fien Stepman to its legal search team in October 2021.

Sylvie holds a master’s degree in Law. She joined YouConnect in October 2021 after a career of eleven years in the Insurance Industry where she was based both in Spain and Belgium. 

Sylvie about YouConnect: "From the first contact onward, I felt the strong dedication and professionalism of the YouConnect team. I was impressed by their high level of follow-up throughout my whole recruitment process. I was looking for a change and was attracted by the recruitment world because of the focus on people and their talents. Moreover, as a Legal Recruitment Consultant, I’ll be making the connections between people, which is something I enjoy. I look forward to becoming part of the team, to learn the ins and outs of the recruitment world and to deliver a high level of service to both clients and candidates."

YouConnect about Sylvie: "Sylvie has a keen interest in the recruitment environment and has shown her understanding of the legal market during her first weeks at YouConnect.  We appreciate Sylvie’s pro-activity and her focus, and we are convinced that she will be successful in her new role. We also feel a strong match with the YouConnect DNA, which is focused on trust and empathy towards our clients and candidates."

Fien holds a master’s degree in Law and an additional master’s degree in Notarial Law. She started her career as a lawyer where she provided advice in the field of estate and succession planning and offered guidance in solving family conflicts. 

Fien about YouConnect: “I’m very happy to join this driven, talented and enthusiastic team. I fully support YouConnect’s personal approach, strong customer service and the focus on building sustainable relationships both with clients and candidates. As a real people person, I’m looking forward to connecting the right people with each other and creating an added value to all parties.

YouConnect about Fien: "Fien has worked as a lawyer for several years and has developed a very good understanding of the Belgian legal market. We like her flexibility and her enthusiasm, her everlasting smile and believe strongly that she is made to shine in his role. We see Fien as a convincing ambassador of YouConnect’s values, which aim at building sustainable relations with our clients and candidates, generating growth for all parties involved."

YouConnect now counts an experienced and driven team of 7 legal recruitment professionals focusing on legal search assignments and legal interim management. The HR division of YouConnect, headed by Birgit De Smedt, HR Partner, has grown to 3 HR professionals and continues to offer excellent services in HR search & selection and HR interim management.

 

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