You’ve probably heard something like this before: Amsterdam’s tech industry is growing so fast it can’t find enough talent to keep it going. Quincy Dalh begs to differ. He just sees a mismatch between what everyone is looking for. Not one to let a problem rest, Dalh started Hello Amsterdam. ‘The most inclusive hiring event’ to connect tech talent with potential employers.
Searching in the wrong spots
“I really think there is enough talent to power the growth”, says Dalh. He also thinks both talent and startups are searching for each other in the wrong spots. “Tech students or young talent don’t look for jobs at startups and scaleups.” An important reason is, they’ve likely never heard of the next big thing.