How a network of 1,500 tech scouts disrupts the Italian tech market

Are you a developer who has already been through these awkward interviews with recruiters who hardly knew anything about what you actually do making the interview look more like a private class for the recruiter? Do you know recruiters who barely understand the difference between front and back-end? And who don’t talk in acronyms? Daniele and Alessandro from Hivejobs developed a recruitment concept that tackles exactly this — but in a very usual way. And because of this we were happy to include them in the YBorder network.


Meet Tronik, our Portuguese partner


There are about 1700km between the YBorder offices in Paris and its Portugese partner Tronik based in Lisbon and Porto at the Atlantic coast. Tronik was created by EDIT in 2012, a school for design and interactive technology based in Lisbon. Tronik currently consists of Daniel, its founder and Student Experience Director, Jordana, Tronik’s tech recruitment specialist, and Marisa, the Head of Marketing. Tronik joined YBorder in early summer 2015 and we at YBorder felt it was about time to find out about their experiences with the platform, the talents signing up on YBorder and the motivation of Portuguese candidates to go abroad. Here is what we learned: