[Meetup] The Future of Recruitment

Thu, March 7, 2024

Free (Registration required)


The future of recruitment is not just about technology; it’s about people. It’s about how we connect, engage, and grow together as a community. Join us at “The Future of Recruitment” meetup and be part of the conversation that shapes tomorrow.

On March 7th, in Amsterdam, we’re bringing together some of the brightest minds in the industry to share their insights and strategies for navigating the future of recruitment.







What sets this event apart:

  • Networking Opportunities: Connect with professionals who share your interests and passions. Whether you’re seeking opportunities or eager to learn, you’ll find valuable connections here.
  • Insights into Recruitment Trends: The world of recruitment is constantly evolving. Stay ahead by learning about the latest tools, platforms, and strategies being adopted by industry leaders.
  • Engaging Discussions: Participate in discussions that challenge the status quo and explore new ideas. Your voice matters, and this event is a platform to be heard.
  • Free Admittance: This event is open to all, free of charge. It’s our way of giving back to the community that continues to inspire us.

Spaces are limited, and interest is high. Secure your spot by registering today!


Adriaan Kolff, CEO & Co-Founder of Matchr, Public Speaker, Investor

Adriaan Kolff is a dynamic motivational speaker and serial entrepreneur with a passion for igniting change and driving success. With a proven track record in the recruitment industry, Adriaan has founded and scaled multiple ventures, cementing his reputation as a visionary leader. Renowned for his captivating keynotes, Adriaan’s presentations are not only engaging but also deeply inspiring, leaving audiences energized and empowered to pursue their goals. His unique blend of personal anecdotes, practical insights, and motivational strategies resonates with diverse audiences, making him a sought-after speaker at conferences and corporate events worldwide. Through his work, Adriaan Kolff continues to inspire individuals and organizations to reach their full potential and achieve unparalleled success.

Emily Firth, Employer Brand and Employee Engagement Consultant, Founder of TheTruthWorks

Emily is an independent Employer Brand Consultant based in Amsterdam and the former Global Head of Employer Branding at Booking.com (Winner of 2019 Best Employer Brand on LinkedIn 10K+ employees). Prior to that, she spent over a decade in marketing as a strategic Business Director at leading creative agencies, helping to transform top global brands like Dove and Absolut vodka. Emily is a proud working mother and a vocal advocate for equality and inclusion – in the world as well as the workplace. She enjoys speaking and writing on topics she feels passionate about in the areas of employer branding, D,I&B and employment culture.  

Alan Price, Global Head of Talent Acquisition at Deel

Alan is an experienced international talent acquisition leader, having led People & TA teams for some of the largest technology companies globally. Currently, Alan is the Head of Global Talent Acquisition at Deel.com, running TA teams across the US, LATAM, EMEA & APAC. Prior to Deel, Alan was a founding member of Amsterdam-based micro-mobility company Dott where he held the responsibility of VP of People. Dott grew from 0 to 1,000+ employees in 4 years. Prior to Dott, he held senior roles at Uber & Google.

Rudi Bauer, Managing Director at WeAreDevelopers

Rudi Bauer, with 28 years in telecom, IT, and advertising, focuses on the dynamics between companies and people. As StepStone’s Chief Evangelist from 2018 to 2020, he delved deeper into these interests. Since August 2020, he’s been the CCO and Managing Director at WeAreDevelopers, enhancing sales, customer excellence, and global reach. He also co-founded the Viennese agency, Active Concepts, emphasizing corporate culture and team development. Rudi stands out as an HR expert, offering deep insights, best practices in recruiting, and a critical perspective on HR trends and societal shifts.


18:00-18:30Welcome: Food, Drinks, and Networking
18:40-19:00Speaker: Adriaan Kolff

Keynote: TBA 
19:00-19:20Speaker: Emily Firth

Keynote: TBA
19:20-19:40Speaker: Alan Price

Keynote: TBA
19:40-20:00Speaker: Rudi Bauer

Keynote: TBA
20:10-21:30Food, Drinks, and Networking


The Meetup will be hosted in Mollie’s office in Amsterdam.

Address: Keizersgracht 126, 1015CW Amsterdam, Netherlands.

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Our partners


Deel is a leading global compliance and payroll solution that helps businesses hire anyone, anywhere. Deel’s technology offers unmatched payroll, HR, compliance, perks, benefits, and other capabilities needed to hire and manage a global team. Using a tech-enabled self-serve process, Deel’s customers can hire independent contractors and full-time employees in over 150 countries, compliantly and in minutes.

WeAreDevelopers was founded in 2015 with the mission to level up the careers of developers by providing them with valuable tech content, perfect-fit job opportunities, and outstanding events throughout the year. We run Europe’s leading developer community and support the professional and personal growth of developers..

We are Mollie, a finance industry pioneer and one of Europe’s fastest-growing fintechs. We believe every business has the right to grow, which drives us to create products that simplify financial services – effortless payments, flexible financing, powerful integrations, and more.


Matchr provides embedded sourcing and recruitment teams for start-ups, scale-ups, and global enterprises like Miro, Booking.com, and TikTok. Our experienced team works closely with you on a subscription basis, aiming to efficiently deliver on your hiring plan.

Date | Time

Thu, March 7, 2024
18:00-21:30 CET


Keizersgracht 126, 1015CW Amsterdam, Netherlands

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