Alrik works as Program Manager International Recruitment at Xelvin. Xelvin is a technical staffing company that focuses on MBO-HBO profiles with about 600 employees. Xelvin has been active on the international market since its establishment in 2006. Since every technician of Xelvin is eventually acquired by its clients, the need for innovation in recruitment is always present. In the first years, International Recruitment for Xelvin focused on clients in the Eindhoven region. Starting in 2021, Alrik saw the high demand for technicians in the rest of the country. The idea of filling this shortage with South African technicians proved to be a great success. Some 250 internationals are mediated annually, including the personal relocation program, or "the Xelvin Approach.