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One of the perks of working at Emakina is the annual wintersport break. The trip came early this year, and it was soooooooo good! No broken bones, just broken nights.

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At Emakina, we invite you to grow. That’s not just a hollow phrase we use to lure new colleagues in. We really do help you to make it happen. That all starts with a growth mindset. A what you say? Let’s talk you through it.

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Liesbeth de Ruiter is a Business Analyst on one of our multi-client teams. As these are fairly new teams, we’re curious to hear all the inside scoop. What’s it like? Is it any different from working in a regular project team? Let’s find out! Hi Liesbeth! You’re working in the multi-client team. What is that […]

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Look who’s knocking on our door: it’s Sinterklaas! And this year he spoils our colleagues’ children as well as kids in Amsterdam whose families are experiencing less fortunate financial times.  Sinterklaas: a Dutch tradition Sinterklaas and the festivities around this remarkable person are a typical Dutch tradition. Every year Sinterklaas arrives in The Netherlands somewhere […]

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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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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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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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