Recruitment Entrepreneur Netherlands Announces Strategic Partnership with FinTalent to Revolutionize Dutch Financial Services Recruitment

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Recruitment Entrepreneur Netherlands Announces Strategic Partnership with FinTalent to Revolutionise Dutch Financial Services Recruitment

Global recruitment investment company, Recruitment Entrepreneur – through its Netherlands operation – is thrilled to announce a strategic partnership with FinTalent, a pioneering start-up based in Rijswijk, dedicated to meeting the specialised recruitment needs of the Dutch Financial Services market.


Founded and chaired by the renowned recruitment business investor, James Caan CBE, Recruitment Entrepreneur has a proven track record of identifying, nurturing and scaling high-potential talent in the recruitment sector. This partnership marks a significant step forward in the company's mission to support innovative recruitment ventures across the globe.


FinTalent, led by dynamic duo, Zaker Sidiki and Varida Buitenhuis – both highly experienced and well-networked specialists in the Financial Services recruitment arena – is set to capitalise on the evolving needs of financial professionals in Holland and Western Europe, as well as the growing base of domestic, regional and global clientele seeking the best talent and innovative people sourcing solutions. This partnership will combine RE's financial prowess with FinTalent's deep market knowledge to provide tailored and sustainable solutions geared towards matching talent with opportunity.


James Caan CBE, expressed his enthusiasm for the partnership, stating, "The Financial Services sector, in The Netherlands and across Europe, has been a dynamic and expanding market. We are delighted to join forces with FinTalent to harness the growth potential it offers. With our combined expertise and resources, we aim to provide an unparalleled level of service and contribute to the continued success of the Financial Services industry in the region."


This sentiment was reinforced by Marco van Rooij, Country Manager of RE Netherlands, indicating, “Recruitment in The Netherlands continues to evolve at an accelerating pace and it is only right that RE, as a global player, is at the forefront of driving this transformation.”


Zaker & Varida, founding partners of FinTalent, commented on the strategic importance of the partnership, saying, "Our collaboration with Recruitment Entrepreneur will allow us to leverage their extensive business support infrastructure, commercial acumen, and industry insights. The European Financial Services market is poised for transformation, and together, we will provide comprehensive, innovative and compelling recruitment solutions that empower businesses and individuals to thrive, sustainably, in this evolving landscape."


Milad Zandi, Founder and Managing Partner of Timetohire, a well-established and successful Dutch recruitment agency and the local partner of RE Netherlands, emphasized the significance of this partnership, stating, "As the local partner of Recruitment Entrepreneur, we are excited to see this alliance with FinTalent take shape. This partnership will undoubtedly have a positive impact on the local market by combining the strengths of established players with the passion and innovation that only a start-up can bring."


The partnership between Recruitment Entrepreneur and FinTalent is expected to play a pivotal role in reshaping the Dutch Financial Services recruitment landscape, offering clients and candidates unparalleled opportunities for growth and success.


For media inquiries, please contact:


For Recruitment Entrepreneur (Netherlands)

Marco van Rooij



+31 6 39715158


For Timetohire

Milad Zandi



For FinTalent

Zaker Sidiki



085 273 9719


About Recruitment Entrepreneur (RE):

Recruitment Entrepreneur is a global leader in the recruitment industry, founded by James Caan CBE. RE empowers recruitment entrepreneurs by providing funding, support, and expertise to help them build successful businesses. With a track record of success in nurturing recruitment start-ups, RE is committed to driving innovation and excellence in the industry.


About FinTalent:

The Netherlands’s pre-eminent Financial Professional recruitment partner, FinTalent was founded to bridge the gap between top-tier financial sector talent and impactful career opportunities. We are committed to changing the superficial and transactional nature of traditional recruitment, aspiring to be the catalyst for the development of meaningful partnerships that lead to sustainable growth and shared prosperity.


About Timetohire:

The ‘Recruitment Success Company’, Timetohire challenges companies to change their recruitment game. Our diverse collection of thinkers and doers continuously develop recruitment strategies aimed at future-proofing our clients and sustainably and impactfully making the career dreams of our candidates a reality.