In 2016, we filled 3,829 vacancies for people with vocational qualifications and 722 vacancies for graduates (the figures for 2015 were 3,553 and 596 respectively). In addition, 55 trainees and 29 work placement students started with us. We want to provide young people with work experience through work placements, as well as getting them interested in NS. In 2016 the InhuurDesk (hiring desk) filled 792 temporary positions with external employees.