Office Talk Interview | Gert Dekker

Name: Gert Dekker

First job: absenteeism advisor
Current job: Senior Advisor Corporate Care

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"Be grateful for what is instead of wanting more and more."

Gert Dekker


Describe your average work day:

Supporting our corporate accounts in the field of sustainable employability and vitality.

Describe your average day off:

Enjoying my family, mountain biking, sports in general and traveling.


What makes you really happy?

Travelling the world!

What irritates you the most?


Who inspires you and why?

My wife with her never ending positivity.

What is your favourite place in the world?

Vancouver Island!


What is vitality to you?

Doing whatever makes me happy with a peaceful heart and mind!

How do you take care of your own vitality?

Enjoy life for the most, travel around the world and be grateful of what I have instead of wanting more and more.

What is (are) your best tip(s) to share with others?

Look in the mirror and do you really like what you see? If yes… enjoy further. If no, there’s work for you to do! (and that has nothing to do with weight or looks).

Menzis company care is working towards a vibrant Netherlands. The employees of the “BV Nederland” are an important link in the expansion of vitality in the Netherlands. At Menzis we work with love to increase the vitality of the workers in the Nederlands and I am proud to be able to contribute to this. Click on the logo to visit the website.

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