August 12, 2019
The Ultimate Relocation Guide to Barcelona

So you decided to pack your bags and move to Barcelona? Good for you! Barcelona is one of Europe’s favourite vacation spots and is very welcoming towards expats. It is one of the top tech cities in Europe for startups and is continuing to grow this reputation. Moving to Barcelona puts every expat in a […]

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August 2, 2019
Amsterdam – The most “gezellig” tech city

Amsterdam is a flourishing tech city which attracts both tech companies and talent. In this blog post you can read about Amsterdam’s tech scene, the most desired software developer skills, how much developers earn, what kind of conferences, accelerators and incubators there are and you can also get to know the companies that have decided […]

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July 12, 2019
The Ultimate Relocation Guide to Amsterdam

So you decided to pack your bags and move to Amsterdam? Good for you! Whether you are moving because you got a job here or you just want to live in one of the best cities in the world, we have your back! In this blog post you can read all the important stuff you need […]

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December 22, 2017
One Thousand Interviews: Five Lessons On How To Pass The First Stage

To date, I have interviewed one thousand candidates for Try Catch. And I’ve come across it all: the good, the bad and the exceptional. Everyone asks me what ‘the secret’ is to giving off the right impression. Although, unfortunately, there is no one golden rule, I can give some insights and tips to help you […]

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October 5, 2017
Why Developers Are Moving To The Netherlands

The Netherlands — the nation that chose bright orange as its national colour, what’s not to love! In recent years, software developers have had their eyes set on the Netherlands as a new home. At Try Catch our data shows the Netherlands as a Number One choice for relocation in Europe. It’s not surprising, really, as the […]

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August 5, 2017
Starting A New Job Abroad. From the Canary Islands to the Netherlands: José’s story

Changing from one job to another is not an easy quest. Especially when involves relocating to another country. From Antibes to London, Cluj to Amsterdam, and Milan to Berlin; Try Catch has helped many developers in starting a new job abroad. José is one of them. He has just left the Canary Islands to start 2016 […]

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August 5, 2017
How to pass your first interview

Throughout the past year, we have been setting up hundreds of first interviews for developers at companies across Europe. This first phone screening interview is often underestimated within the process. Much focus is placed on the subsequent, more technically intensive stages. Yet, the first phone screening between is often pivotal within the process. We’ve seen […]

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May 9, 2017
Relocation — This Time It’s Personal

It’s difficult to truly explain and describe the relocation experience. The act of leaving home and starting a new adventure is like setting sail on unknown seas. You never know what will happen and where you’ll end up. When we decided to move abroad, away from our home in Istanbul, we knew it would be […]

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March 19, 2017
The Battle Between Remote and On-Site

Flexible work is on the rise. The digital age and its new tools of communication have dramatically shaped the world of work. The traditional notion of “going into the office” is no longer a compulsory to the job. Nowadays, colleagues can be spread across all areas of the world, as the modern office has gone […]

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