Each new domain of knowledge appears simple from the distance of ignorance
— John A. Meacham, 1983 —
Bert Schreurs is Associate Professor at the Department of Business, Research Group Management and Strategy, Vrije Universiteit Brussel (VUB), Belgium. He earned his PhD in Personnel Psychology from the University of Leuven (KUL), Belgium. Previously, he held positions at Maastricht University, Utrecht University and the University of Leuven, and worked as a HR-advisor for the Belgian government. His current research interests include precarious work, proactive work behavior, and organizational politics. He has published in various journals such as Journal of Organizational Behavior, Journal of Occupational Health Psychology, Human Resource Management, Human Resource Management Review, and Work & Stress. Currently, he is Associate Editor of Career Development International and Immediate Past Division Chair for the Academy of Management Careers Division.