Month: November 2019

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Moving countries for a new job, maybe even taking your family with you, is a big decision to make. We get that. So we asked some of our international colleagues what their experience was like.  Expats welcome! We love the international environment at our office. It’s vibrant. It’s inclusive. It’s amazing. So we definitely invite […]

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13 motivated colleagues volunteered to exchange their desks for a day to help Staatsbosbeheer manage nature heritage in The Netherlands. Equipped with rakes, forks, and carriers, we worked the peat meadows in the Dutch Zaanstreek.  Protecting Dutch nature Waterproof clothes and rain boots were no unnecessary luxury when we set off to help Jamie and […]

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Feedback. Sometimes it’s dreaded, even feared. But it shouldn’t be like that! At Emakina, we’re working hard to build a strong feedback culture. We think of feedback as a sign of caring about each other, and it helps us grow together as well as individually.  The basis of a strong feedback culture is honest feedback […]

First month Emakina

Starting a new job is really exciting and comes with a lot of questions. Will the colleagues be nice? What projects will I work on? Where is the coffee machine? Do I bring my own lunch? We asked a few of our newcomers what stood out for them in their first month here.   Introduction period […]