Bert holds the position of Professor of Human Resources at the Faculty of Social Sciences and Solvay Business School, Vrije Universiteit Brussel (VUB). He has an extensive academic background, having previously worked at Maastricht University, Utrecht University, and KU Leuven. At VUB, he teaches courses in Human Resource Management and Organizational Design. His research is primarily focused on work stress, motivation, and proactive work behavior. His recent work delves into the impact of financial stress in the workplace. Bert is a prolific researcher, having authored over 90 international peer-reviewed articles. His publications have appeared in esteemed journals such as the Journal of Organizational Behavior, Journal of Occupational Health Psychology, Journal of Vocational Behavior, Human Resource Management Review, and Work & Stress. He has also contributed significantly to the academic community, serving as the past chair of the Academy of Management Careers Division and currently chairing the Business department at VUB.
Work stress, work motivation, precarious work, employee voice, HRM, financial well-being