In many industries, especially hospitality and retail, many employers are looking for a strong flexible workforce, due to occupancy fluctuations. At the same time, numerous people are looking to make some extra cash in their free time.
In this regard, Temper, a Dutch startup acts as a bridge between these two groups providing a platform where employers can post jobs and freelancers can pick them up on their own terms. Temper is a platform where logistics, retail, and hospitality companies can find FreeFlexers.
Appointed new CEO!
Recently, the Amsterdam-based startup appointed Niek van Leeuwen as Chief Executive Officer with effect from 17 August. Van Leeuwen, who previously worked for Heineken and Uber, will succeed Paul Eggink as CEO. Eggink remains involved as an advisor.
Paul Eggink, the co-founder of Temper, said, “I look back on the past five years with great pleasure and I am extremely proud of what we have achieved with Temper. After approximately 5 years, Temper also enters a new phase of growth and further professionalization. Niek has proven himself at some of the world’s most successful companies. With his background, he is the right person to lead Temper in this next phase. On behalf of Temper, we warmly welcome Niek van Leeuwen and wish him every success with this great challenge”
Held various international management positions
Notably, Van Leeuwen started his career at Heineken in 2007, after which he held various international management positions within the brewer’s portfolio. In 2012, van Leeuwen was appointed as one of the first senior employees of Uber in Europe. In his final role, van Leeuwen was responsible for all of Uber’s activities in the Benelux, Scandinavia and the Baltics.
Niek van Leeuwen: “It is an honor to join Temper and to be able to make a positive contribution to the future of the labor market. I’m very eager to start working with all the talented people at Temper and jointly shape the future of work”.
New flexible way to work
Founded in 2016, Temper offers a new way of flexible work in which everyone has the opportunity to be their own boss. To date, more than 10,000 companies already work with Temper, such as DeLaMar Theater, Kurhaus, and DHL. More than 100,000 FreeFlexers have now registered on the platform.
How to join a FreeFlex Job?
Step 1: Create a profile and upload a valid passport or ID card
Step 2: Add relevant work experience and add a representative photo.
Step 3: Use the filters in the job overview to find a job that suits you.
Step 4: If you find your-kind-of-job, click on ‘Confirm and apply’.
Step 5: If the clients select you, you will receive a confirmation email.
Step 6: Go through a briefing that includes responsibilities, and other information.
Step 7: Get your job done and get paid