I’m French. Am I a migrant, too ?

My grandparents or great grandparents on my mother’s side did not all stay in Venezuela their entire life. My grandfather had Italian origins and studied in both Spain and Mexico. His adoptive mother spoke several languages and had lived in  the Netherlands, Curaçao and Trinidad before going back to Venezuela. They were citizens of the world in a time when traveling …

Speakers Talk Life After University And Recruitment At Spaces Herengracht

Last Thursday, entrepreneurs, recruiters and talents looking for a job provided tools for better recruitment, stronger interconnectivity and talent development at Spaces Herengracht. Amsterdam Talks Tech hosted its “Workforce Edition.”  Four speakers were invited: Laurent Scholten, Thomas Moes, Dr. Marcia Goddard and Jorg Ruis. Keeping your employees happy Remy Gieling, editor-in-chief of Sprout, presented the event. Sprout is a startup that …

Europe’s Largest Flea Market, IJ-Hallen, Is Environment-Friendly

Europe’s largest flea market, IJ-Hallen, is widely known by locals and tourists who come to bargain their next outfit, old cassettes, vintage boots, among others. Above 750 stands are placed almost every weekend at NDSM, where hundreds of people buy second-hand items. This has contributed to an environment-friendly atmosphere. Ilona Nobiley, or “Dear Noby,” 67, has owned a stand at …

TEDxAmsterdam Set for Spring

“Here, you can be anything you want,” explains van Dusseldorp, one of the founding team members of TEDxAmsterdam. Dozens gathered on Thursday to hear the inspirational ideas of 4 speakers.