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  • Writer's pictureVincent Spruit

7 Reasons Why Data Engineers Won´t Join Your Company

Updated: Oct 19, 2022

7 reasons why Data Engineers wont join your company
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In the last two years The Netherlands has seen the number of tech vacancies grow 6 times faster than the labor force. The number of IT jobs increased by 96%, against a talent elevation of just 16%.

With the job demand increasing rapidly in the past year, the amount of available Data Engineers in the market was not enough to supply the demand. The reason why some companies are facing a new challenge in their hiring process is either because they cannot find the perfect candidate for the role, or the candidate does not see the value proposition of the company for them.

When you are in the process of hiring a high demand skilled professional as Data Engineers, you must remember these ideas:

- It is not about what role you want to find; is about HOW you will manage to find it.

- Candidates are looking for companies that, from the beginning, give them the security and confidence to work with them.

How To Create An Attractive Job Description For The Data Engineers?

There are lots of factors to consider in hiring qualified Data Engineers especially with the scarcity of candidates. One of them, is to make sure that you only put the most important requirements in the job description. Do not go beyond 5 items as much as possible.

Often, all tools and methods used are written down in the job requirements and some of them are not even necessary. You might exclude the best matching candidates with overwhelming descriptions and stop them from applying.

Do you want to know more factors to consider in hiring that most skilled Data Engineers? Download the eBook “7 Reasons Why Data Engineers do not work with your company”.

Are you interested in sharing your thoughts or you need some help with finding the ideal professional for your organization? Send us a message to and we will get in touch with you.

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