Dennis Grimbergen dares to think big. He hopes others will want to ...
The shortage on the labor market is an urgent theme that we must all put our shoulders to the wheel. That is also what Board member Ilse Zaal, deputy of the province of Noord-Holland responsible for, among other things, the economy, inclusive education and an inclusive labor market.
The Amsterdam region is not meeting its climate targets. We want to be done with gas, be car-free, circular, clean – all without letting go of our obsession for grip, direction, our own agendas and demonstrable results. The current approach is clearly insufficient to achieve the objectives. How is that possible?
Organisations have a hard time getting their vacancies filled. The shortage is bigger than ever. So we have to work on an agile labor market, says Melek Usta. She is a member of our Board and director of executive search and consultancy Colourful People. “Employers are being challenged more than ever to move beyond the traditional vision of the labor market.”
A coherent, regional Investment Agenda gives direction to the Metropolis of Tomorrow. With investments that complement and support each other in tackling major regional challenges. The Amsterdam Economic Board is therefore in favor of investing in 'transition accelerators'. The first version of the agenda will be published in June.
There are serious shortages of personnel in healthcare, IT and technology. While it is precisely in these sectors that people are needed to work on the smart, green and healthy future of the Amsterdam Metropolitan Area. In the Board Talk series, we talk with Board member Dominique Hermans (CEO of Randstad Netherlands) about mismatches in the labor market.