04 September 2023
Sucessful companies from the Brainport region: 'We too make mistakes. We call them magnificent failures’
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The Brainport Eindhoven region in the Netherlands welcomes many international tech and IT talent every year. And while most of them move to the region because of a job opportunity, they quickly discover that this tech hub is more than just a job in tech.
In this video series called "Brainport Eindhoven, more than a job in tech,"
two strangers come together to discuss the region's biggest benefits for those who make Brainport Eindhoven their new home.
Meet Merve from Turkey, working at Thermo Fisher, and Erik from the Netherlands, working at Eindhoven365, two strangers who came together to discuss family support in the Netherlands. At first sight, their journey in Brainport Eindhoven is entirely different, but they have one thing that brings them together, they are both parents raising kids in this tech hub.
According to UNICEF, children in the Netherlands are the happiest in the world. And as Merve and Eric discuss, the family support provided in the workplace makes a huge difference, from 'papadag,' maternity leave, how sick days to take care of your kids work, and more.
In the end, these two strangers realized that while different, they agree on the importance of family support in the workplace and how Brainport Eindhoven is more than just a job in tech.
Watch the video below to see the full conversation.
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