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  • Crafting a resume is a tricky job, but there are ways to make your skills stand out. Philips recruiters offer 20 essential resume tips to help with taking that next big step in your career.

    Think you know how to write the perfect resume - Philips

    While writing a resume is undoubtedly challenging, there are certain CV faux pas that can be easily avoided to improve your application and chances for landing the job you want. Whether that means omitting third person or submitting two pages, the strongest resume shines a light on your unique skills and experience with succinct clarity.

  • Should you work at a start-up or a corporate? Philips’ young professionals Anna and Nia have worked at both. They share their experiences, including the good, bad and ugly, to help you decide.

    6 Reasons Why You Should Work for a Big Corporation Instead of a Startup

    What are the tradeoffs between working with a startup versus joining a big company? A lot of young professionals find themselves asking this question either when they are looking to start their career or make their next move. Working for either a big corporation or a startup is, after all, a person...

  • Leading a monumental business transformation is not a regular job. It requires unique leadership charisma and the ability to innovate and create new value. The same qualities which helped to land Philips' CEO Frans van Houten on the 2019 list of CEO Forum Magazine's “10 CEOs Transforming Healthcare in America." Read the full article, via Forbes

    10 CEOs Transforming Healthcare In America

    The CEO Forum Magazine has released its 2019 list of "10 CEOs Transforming Healthcare in America," which spotlights leaders and health systems with truly innovative practices in delivering care, modeling their business and using new technology.

  • Wouldn't it be great if you could help make life better for people around the world every day? That's what we do at Philips, where work is more than just a job. It's an unexpected career experience that will transform you professionally and personally. Find out more.

  • At Philips, we have a long tradition of championing inclusion and diversity. Why? We believe that by hiring people who bring diversity and a fresh perspective, we can be even better too. Our commitment includes integrating refugees into the workforce through the Philips Foundation where we will strive to provide workplaces to 100 refugees over the next five years in the Netherlands and Germany. Read more.

    Ronald de Jong, Member of Philips Executive Committee and Chair of the Philips Foundation talks at the Dutch Business Summit on Refugees

    Ronald de Jong, Member of the Philips Executive Committee and Chair of the Philips Foundation Board, talks at the Dutch Business Summit on Refugees and highlights Philips and the Philips Foundation's commitments to helping refugees in the Netherlands and overseas.

  • When you join Philips, you become part of an organization that truly reflects our society. You are valued in all aspects of diversity, whether it’s race, ethnicity or age, gender or sexual orientation, or any other quality that makes you ‘you.’ Given our commitment to workplace equality, we’re proud and honoured to have earned recognition in the 2019 Corporate Equality Index. Read the full report.

    HRC's 2019 Corporate Equality Index | Human Rights Campaign

    HRC's CEI is the national benchmarking tool on corporate policies and practices pertinent to LGBTQ employees.

  • "At Philips, we are convinced that strengthening primary health, with outreach into the community and a well-functioning referral chain, is the most efficient and effective way to improve access to good-quality healthcare," says our CEO, Frans van Houten. "In fact, we’ve made a refreshed commitment to improve access to healthcare in undeserved communities for 400 million people by 2030." He explains how we're making this happen.

    Moving towards universal health coverage - health is wealth

    For this year's World Health Day on 7 April, the World Health Organization (WHO) is focusing on universal health coverage (UHC), with a special priority on strengthening primary healthcare. At Philips, we are convinced that strengthening primary health, with outreach into the community and a well-fu

  • As a business driver, cultural foundation and people magnet, a company's Purpose has become an expectation, and not just for millennials but for other generations too. Plus, it's a powerful resource for marketers. Tomasz Lisewski, Philips' Head of Brand, Comms, Digital and Marketing, explains.

    Company Purpose - all grown up

    Remember those websites from the early 1990s? The colors were a painful assault on the senses and the graphics were simple and crude - enough to make any designer scream. There wasn't much functionality to speak of either, but we knew we were on to something that would transform how we live.

  • If you think of healthcare as a conservative, steady field, think twice. Henk van Houten, CTO at Philips, reveals the revolutionary changes and digital disruption he has witnessed over the past 15 years. Read his blog.

    #lifeatphilips #Innovation #technology

    Five ways in which healthcare innovation has changed over the past 15 years

    Fifteen years ago healthcare innovation became my field of work - first as a research program manager, more recently as Chief Technology Officer. A lot has changed in this time span.

  • Philips is ranked #1 in The Muse's list of the Top 25 Most Amazing Companies to Work for.  Read why Philips made it to the top of the list. 

    #lifeatphilips #career

    25 Companies We Love Right Now

    It's almost Valentine's Day. But, if you ask us, this day doesn't need to be only about romantic love. It should be about celebrating anything that makes you feel all warm, fuzzy, and heart-eyed. Want your career to make it on that list?

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