talent

"Amsterdam is highly popular as a place to live and work in. The city is home to a productive workforce from 180 different countries and almost half of its residents have undertaken higher education (44%). Amsterdam is also extraordinarily multilingual: 80 percent of the workforce speak English, making Amsterdam the largest Anglophone city in continental Europe."


Microsoft

Managing Director of Microsoft Nederland, Ernst-Jan Stigter, explains why Amsterdam was the perfect city to pilot their Outlook office.

Business ecosystem

Amsterdam’s business ecosystem is a hotbed of opportunities, for startups, scaleups and global corporations alike. Each of these groups rely on online...

Embraer

“Amsterdam is strategic for our growth, as it is a city that offers mobility and easy connectivity to the region’s countries,” said Jorge Ramos, Embra...

Amsterdam Dance Event

Amsterdam Dance Event is the world's biggest club festival and Europe's leading electronic music conference which welcomes more than 400,000 people ev...

MassiveMusic

Music agency MassiveMusic connects brands with talented artists. Read the interview with the strategy director, Joep Beving.

Aquent

Lisa Trapman of recruitment specialist Aquent has seen the demand for creative and digital talent soar as Amsterdam emerges as a European tech hub.

Amsterdam’s home advantage

Amsterdam’s enviable position as one of the world’s most competitive economies and business climates relies on a highly-skilled international workforc...

Fairphone

“Amsterdam is a good base to have an international company,” says Bas van Abel, founder of Fairphone.