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Interim Solutions

Our people & culture professionals

Every company needs backup from time to time. Our team offers the best interim solutions for innovative, people-centric, and growing companies. We are professional, friendly, and fun to work with. Above all, we understand what you need. 

If you are looking for temporary support in your People and Culture department, we’ve got you covered. Every consultant in our team has worked with a variety of organizations. We’ve seen a lot of different ways of working, and can easily adapt to your culture and team. 

People & Culture Specialist / HR Operations / HR Generalist

Our Specialists have a background in people operations in combination with recruitment, and they all have a relevant degree in this field. They can jump into any existing HR department and help you with the administrative side, as well as provide advice to employees and managers. They have 2-5 years of experience in a similar role.

People & Culture Lead / HRBP / HR Advisor

Our Leads have a background as HR Business Partner, and can provide advice to managers and leaders. They have often worked as HR manager (managing small teams) before, and can lead complex projects themselves. All of them have worked for a range of innovative companies. They have 5-10 years of experience in a similar role.

Expert - L&D / Compensation & Benefits / HRIS

Our Experts have a background working in a specific domain, and are absolutely amazing in that specific area. We know all our experts very well, as we’ve worked with them for years on a range of projects. They are freelancers, who benefit from working with 7people by joining us on projects where they provide specific expertise.

People & Culture Leader / Head of People / HR Manager

Our Leaders have a background as HR Manager, Head or People or VP People. They have managed teams, and worked directly with CEO’s and Founders to design and execute the HR strategy. All of them have worked for a range of innovative companies. They have 5-15 years of experience in a similar role.

People & Culture Project Manager

Our Project Managers have a background working in HR, and can oversee any project from start to finish. They aren’t the subject matter experts themselves, they use their superb planning skills to ensure we - as a team - deliver a quality result within the set timelines. In more complex assignments, we often use a PM.

Recruitment

We offer a range of options when it comes to recruitment. We have a strong network of freelancers we can tap into, as well as RPO solutions. When recruitment is part of the assignment, we will arrange the resources for you.

We provide interim support for diverse occasions, such as expertise during specific periods, sick leave, extra capacity during busy times, maternity leave, covering a sabbatical, and temporary replacements for resignations. 

 

We partner with innovative companies of 25-1000 employees, understanding your unique needs - no matter your size. When you work with one of our consultants, you tap into our Collective Wisdom – the combined knowledge and experience of our entire team, which we gladly share with you.

Scroll through the examples to see the types of interim support we can offer!*

*Based on our availability we offer interim options from 16 to 36 hours per week

Examples of interim support we offer

EXPLORE & ENGAGE

First, we need to know what you need and by when. We have a conversation about the scope of the role, the knowledge you require and the type of person you need.

MATCHMAKING

Based on your needs, we discuss the requirements internally and review who is the best match. We then provide you with the available option(s) and the pricing.

MEET & MINGLE

You meet with the proposed team member(s). This can be online or at your office. It’s key for us that you both agree there is a great match.

GET TO WORK!

We agree on the start date. We will send you our contract with all the details and scope of work, once this is signed we are ready to go!

How we work with you

Whether you're on the growth train, downsizing, or just happy where you are, we've got your back. We’ve all worked for a range of companies, and in different cultures. We’ve seen almost every HR system and tool, and are up to speed before you know it. We're here to roll with what's working, and offer a fresh perspective if that's what you're looking for!

Paul joined our team as interim HR Business Partner and immediately added value. He's a great colleague who listens well and quickly connects with the rest of the team. He also worked very independently, with a focus on progress and results. In a relatively short time he finished an important project, and I highly recommend working with him.

Willemijn de Wit  |  Director People & Culture ChannelEngine

I really enjoyed working with Yara during her time at Scribbr. She is a real team player! We were able to tackle a lot of projects in a short time span and I very much enjoyed her positivity and growth mindset. Also, the open communication, honest feedback and good questions. She works hard, and that shows. Due to Yara we made strategic decisions for our teams to transition. It was a pleasure working together.

Bas Swaen | CEO & Cofounder Scribbr

We had a fantastic collaboration with Iris, who was with us for 3 months. She fit into the culture of our company from day one, so it felt like she had been working for us for much longer. Iris was a great sparring partner on People & Culture topics (for example Compensation & Benefits) and was able to improve some of the operational processes. She also helped us to recruit our new People & Culture Advisor! It was a nice cooperation in which we could also use the knowledge of 7people and we definitely recommend Iris as a talented People & Culture colleague!

Doortje van der Laan  |  Head of People Pacmed

Yara joined us in early 2023 as interim VP of People, temporarily stepping into that role while we searched for a replacement. She not only helped keep the company on track, but she proactively identified, worked on, and delivered substantial improvements to our business. It's been a true pleasure working with Yara.

Rien Kamman  |  CEO Source.ag

Judith joined us for 6 months to cover a maternity leave as People & Culture Director. We could not wish for a better “stand-in”. We were in a turbulent phase and she brought the right questions and critical points to the table. Judith was part of the team since the day she started and kept this connection & commitment until the very last minute. Steering the P&C team, taking a seat in the Leadership Team and guiding projects. Judith is the perfect helper if you need more structure, vision & clarity. She helped us take the next steps in our growth/change process.

Barbara de Jong | Operations Director Zoku

For a period of 6 months Romara has done a tremendous job supporting us with HR tasks during the maternity leave of our HR Manager. And doing these tasks with a super positive mindset, it’s contagious! It really was a pleasure to work with Romara, we wish her best of luck with her upcoming projects!

Eric Polak | Change Manager (People/HR) Instapro Group

Simone did a tremendous job in developing the People & Culture department at myTomorrows. In 6 months, she made an impressive impact, by creating and implementing company values, creating a learning & development framework, choosing and implementing a new HRIS, and building a career & growth framework. 7people also helped with the search for our new Head of People & Culture, presenting us with very high-quality candidates. I would recommend 7people to any growing organization that wants to bring its People and Culture department to the next level! 

Michel van Harten | CEO myTomorrows

We are very happy with the support provided by the 7people team. Floor and Iris worked with us for a period of 7 months, and provided HR Operational expertise. They helped us with day-to-day people ops, created efficient processes, and delivered several projects - including our new Employee Handbook. Their 'just do it' mentality, positive attitude, and quality of work are very refreshing.

Marta Romero  |  Head of People OpenUp

Ingeborg was our interim Head of People for a period of 7 months. During her time with us, she managed to finish and implement a number of projects that we were thinking about for years. So really kudos for getting all this done!

Hans Ober  |  CEO TicketSwap

FAQ

Answers to some common questions about Interim Solutions with 7people.

  • We can let you know in a few minutes. Our team is often booked weeks or even months ahead. However, sometimes we have immediate availability. The best way to find out is contacting us. We can let you know instantly.

  • Let us know what you need, and we’ll make the match. When you contact us, we’ll book a call to get to know you and understand your requirements. For interim support, it’s key that we know the scope of the role, the duration of the assignment, and the location. We always work in a combination of onsite and remote work, and will tailor this to your needs.

     

    We’ll advise you on our availability and pricing. If there is a match, we will send you a tailored quote.

  • We have our own team of people, who are on our payroll and work for 7people long-term. We call this our ‘core-team’. These consultants do project work as well as interim assignments. 

     

    If you have an interim assignment, we’ll always first see if we can provide someone from our own team. If we are fully booked, we try to match you with one of our freelancers. We work with 10+ freelancers on a regular basis.

We’ll discuss your challenge, timeline, and ideas and advise you on our availability and pricing. If there is a match, we will send you a tailored quote.

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