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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 […]

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Great! You are considering, or maybe you are already in the running for, a Tech Lead position at Emakina. You’re probably curious what to expect and what the process looks like. You’ve come to the right place.

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Many of our Emakina colleagues are mums and dads and love spending time with their family. In 2019, we’ve celebrated 8 newborns (and counting!) at Emakina. As regulation on parental, maternity and partner leave differs per country, we thought it would be a good idea to explain a bit more about how it works in […]

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When joining the Dutch Emakina team from another country, you might be eligible for a tax exemption. Quite a nice one actually: 30% of your salary could be paid tax-free! Learn what the 30% ruling is, how it works and more.  If you are considering a job at Emakina in The Netherlands, the 30% ruling […]

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Amsterdam ranks 11th on the Quality of Living Ranking. Out of 231 cities, that’s quite an impressive number. But what does it mean in reality?

Business Analyst Dana

Communication is at the heart of her role, says Business Analyst Dana Vorobiova. Find out why, and learn in which languages she can write user stories.

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One of the most important things to bring to a job interview? Self-awareness. It’s essential to finding a job that suits you. Let me tell you why.

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To put flesh on the bones of our 1% pledge, Emakina is helping MamaZoeloe to improve their website. MamaZoeloe offers support to unprivileged people in Tanzania. An amazing initiative which we love to help with our expertise. 

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What if… Alexa could fix you a cocktail? That’s the kind of question we love to answer during our hackathons. Our answer is ALFReD, short for Automated Liquid Fun Refreshments Dispenser. 

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