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Work With The Best IT Recruitment Specialists In The Netherlands Are you an IT expert looking for your perfect role in the Netherlands? Or perhaps you’re a business seeking specialist IT support? Talk to us. We can help.

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Meet our team

We’re Obvious People. A friendly, collaborative Salesforce recruitment specialist, based in the Netherlands. Since 2012, we’ve been delivering international consulting and technology services to ambitious businesses and Salesforce professionals. And we do it with style. We work collaboratively with clients and candidates to find the best solutions for their specific needs. Simply tell us what you need and we’ll get to work.

Obvious People

At Obvious People learning & development of all Salesforce Developers is one of our focus area’s. Farnaz is responsible for our Talent Management. She worked as a lecturer at the University of Paris and after several years in academy she decided to work and live in The Netherlands.


Marieke is our Manager Operations! She will be leading our team and will initiate several projects to enable our company’s further growth. Marieke is facilitating the operation and has a lot of contact with all our employees. Her motto at Obvious People; just fix it!


Every great company needs a numbers man. We’re lucky to have one of the better ones in the country. Donnelly audits our numbers and ensures we’re as solid as can be. He has worked in small and large companies and keeps the structure of the business tight and together.


We like to introduce you to Obvious People Office Manager, Janet. Janet is making sure the Obvious People office runs smoothly, and that members of Team Obvious have a happy and productive environment to work in. She also assists Obvious People CEO, Dave Schmidt.

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Paul is a Business Development Manager at Obvious People. He is responsible for connecting new customers and growing existing customers. Focus area’s; Salesforce, BI, Data Science.


Dave is the Founder and CEO of Obvious People, which he started in 2012. Dave is responsible for the successful leadership and management of Obvious People. He has a strategic view and he ensures a positive work environment. Everyone who starts at Obvious People has a personal interview with Dave. He always gives the final GO!


Peter is our Parttime CFO. He helps us to implement analysis and planning tools that we have always wanted, but did not have the in-house expertise to create. Peter is our periodically energetic, financial specialist who is in the office one day a week.

Our we-fix-it-guarantee
  1. We place the right candidates in the right roles. We work with the best IT and tech people around - it’s as simple as that. An unrivalled pool of talent you won’t find elsewhere.
  2. We get things done. We understand the need to move swiftly whilst ensuring we get the best outcome for you. We always get great results - whenever you need them.
  3. We listen. We work hard to understand your requirements and the changing needs of your business. We’re always available to discuss any issues, and we put you and our candidates first.
  4. We understand the importance of happiness. Our success depends on placing the right candidates in the right roles - longterm. If our candidates and clients are happy - we’re happy.
  5. We take pride in our service. We’re a friendly team from a variety of backgrounds and we love what we do. We’ve built Obvious People on a mixture of passion, ethics, technical knowledge and hard work. We want to share our successes with our clients and candidates. That’s how we started and that’s how we’ll continue to grow.

Obvious People Hubs around Europe

We place the most talented IT professionals in some of the most exciting, innovative companies across the Netherlands. This could in be the inspirational city of Amsterdam, the beguiling Rotterdam or some other nice place in The Netherlands.

We work with some of the brightest and best Salesforce recruiters. Based in hubs in Ukraine, Portugal, Spain, India, South America, UK and France, they source the most talented, ambitious and highly-skilled Salesforce professionals around.

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