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  • Adjusting to the new normal

    Adjusting to the new normal

    It’s no easy feat to successfully juggle all the balls that come with having a demanding job, a wife whose schedule is equally busy and two young children. Fortunately, Rinco Buist is naturally a gifted “arranger”.

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  • Finding my professional niche

    Finding my professional niche

    Why only study one degree when you can study towards three at the same time? Sara Parra Aguirre was definitely not one to take the easy road. Her search for interesting work opportunities and desire for a change of scenery led her to Scotland, and then on to the Netherlands.

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  • For the love of building

    For the love of building

    If Deviyana Misquitta had to choose between living in a funky apartment in the city or in a quiet cabin in the woods, she would, without hesitation, pick the latter. A surprising preference for somebody who was born and raised in Vasai, a bustling Mumbai suburb.

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  • Anyone with enough ambition can work at Accenture

    Anyone with enough ambition can work at Accenture

    Having completed secondary vocational education, Danielle de Ree didn’t follow what she considers to be the ordinary route towards a career at Accenture. Sometimes this makes her a little worried that people might think she’s not fit for a job at such a high-profile company.

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  • Thrown in at the deep end

    Thrown in at the deep end

    As a young boy, Rinze worked in the most popular restaurant in his hometown of Harderwijk. He liked knowing that he worked at a spot that was widely considered the “place to be”. These days, now that he works with Salesforce, he’s convinced that once again he finds himself at the “place to be”.

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  • Getting comfortable outside my comfort zone

    Getting comfortable outside my comfort zone

    The desire to explore new places and enjoy different experiences is what inspired Sri Lankan-born Navo Wickramanayake to head first to Japan, and then on to Tilburg, where she currently lives.

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  • The joy of the unplanned

    The joy of the unplanned

    At 56 years old, Floris van den Dool reckons he is one of the oldest staff members at Accenture Netherlands. However, when he recently ran the Amsterdam half marathon with 20 of his colleagues, that didn’t stop him from beating out a bunch of the others.

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  • Happy and nervous at the same time

    Happy and nervous at the same time

    When everything’s steady, pressure-free and smooth sailing, Laurence van der Sande gets bored. Fortunately, after 14 years at Accenture, boredom still hasn’t entered the picture.

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  • A great future for RPA

    A great future for RPA

    Born and raised in Sweden, Heather moved to Australia to study at the age of 23. It was a life-changing experience. After graduating with her Master’s in Psychology, she ended up working in IT, a move that turned out to be just as life-changing.

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  • It's a war out there

    It's a war out there

    Joe Shenouda was an inexperienced nine-year old who used existing scripts and codes to hack into computer systems - until one day he found himself with access to the Indonesian United Nations network. There and then he understood the true impacts and dangers of hacking, and found his future career.

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