The applicant had a stellar cover letter, aced every assignment you threw at it and sailed through the interview rounds. And now –as cherry on top– you want to send the applicant an offer… in the form of a dreary 20-page document that’s hardly readable. This is not how you want to celebrate the start of a new partnership with a new colleague. That’s why PHYSEE wanted to change the perspective on employee agreements as well. An agreement that reflects the company and its values.
Cut through the legal mambo-jambo and emphasise what’s important for you and the new employee. What does the employee really want to know and make sure it’s clear from the get-go.
We put a lot of emphasis on our core values and explaining our mission when attracting new talent. And when the exciting moment comes that we send an employment agreement, we want to reflect this as well. The standard long and legal document is the opposite of what we are and want to be. So instead, together with Patroon Legal Design, we’ve created an employee agreement that represents us and our core values and it is a joy to send to new colleagues
Show company values and how this reflects the terms of the agreement.
And when legal details need to be added, make them clear and simple in plain text.
To help De Roos attract top talent and to challenge current team members, we developed De Roos Legal Design Academy. A training program focussed on developing the skills needed for the lawyer of the future.
Together with the editorial board of Ars Aequi we create a monthly visual column in which we explain famous Dutch legal judgements.
For a large Dutch firm we created an interactive white paper about the new Dutch Whoa legislation.