With the rapid growth and outstanding vacancies in the tech industry, finding a job should be a breeze, no? For many people, this is not the case. Several tech academies aim to solve that problem. One of those aims for the group of people that have a particularly tough time finding employment. Amsterdam-based social enterprise RefugeeForce reskills asylum seekers in the Netherlands towards a SalesForce job.
Reskilling refugees to Salesforce
Gaspar Rodriguez is the director and co-founder of RefugeeForce. He knows how hard it is to arrive in a new country and find a job. “I always moved around to new countries. I found that even for a normal immigrant, it can be incredibly tough.”