Transformify & Cross Border Talents Academy

Transformify & Cross Border Talents Academy

Transformify and Cross Border Talents Academy jointly commit to provide targeted e-learning courses and digital jobs to more than 100 job seekers by the end of 2018.

Specifically,Transformify commits to use the data about the digital skills gap gathered via Transformify’s CSR plaform (see ) to (i) Suggest targeted e–learning programmes - provided by Cross Border Talents Academy –to job seekers and (ii) Provide suitable digital jobs to those who have graduated from the e-learning programmes.

For its part,Cross Border Talents Academy will (i) Provide targeted e-learning training to job seekers willing to enhance their digital skills (see, and (ii) Connect jobseekers that graduates from the e-learning courses with suitable digital jobs –provided by its partners and by Transformify.

Cross Border Talents Academywill train candidates based on companies’ needs: candidates are selected by companies looking to hire professionals with digital skills; candidates are then offered online IT courses with the guarantee of a job opportunity waiting for them if they finish course successfully. Training courses are targeted at low-skilled workers, which are then upskilled into medium-to-high skills programmers.

Contact: Lilia Stoyanov
Last update: 05/10/2017
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Pledge Category

Digital skills for ICT professionals
Digital skills for labour force

Pledge's geographical scope

Time period

Start date: 01/09/2017
End date: 31/12/2018

Other Pledge details

Public Funding: NO


Transformify is a global corporate social responsibility platform partnering with socially responsible businesses to provide virtual projects and contract jobs to people in disadvantaged position or people willing to work remotely.

Cross Border Talents

Cross Border Talents is a specialist recruitment consultancy with a global network of recruitment partners across Europa, Americas, Africa, Australia and Asia. Cross Border Talents is an SME Instrument Champion in Phase 1 and awarded with Seal of Excellence in Phase 2 in the area of New Business Models for Inclusive, Innovative and Reflective Societies. As part of SME Instrument Phase 3, CBT has been invited to pitch to investors next Aug 18th in Germany.

Qualitative Impact

Cross Border Talents Academy and Transformify will jointly provide targeted hybrid e-learning courses to jobseekers in order to promote digital literacy and employability in Europe.

Quantitative Impact

Indicator Description Target Status
Training and jobs offered/job seekers By 2019, we strive to recruit, train and employ more than 100 job seekers 100 N/A

Pledge progress

Evidence about progress

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Milestone name Completion date Status
Collect data concerning the hard and soft skills of jobseekers registered at Transformify´s platform 31/12/2017
Start matching such skills with digital jobs’ requirements from Cross Border Talents Academy in order to identify the skills gap 01/09/2017
Start connecting jobseekers with employers to define the training to narrow the identified skills gap 01/09/2017
Start connecting jobseekers with employers to define the hiring process 01/09/2017
Start first hybrid e-learning trainings (1 class of 10 per month). Each training leads to a final assessment promoted by employer. Each successful assessment leads to a work contract as a junior ICT Professional 01/01/2018
Onboarding of jobseekers and skills gap evaluation by Transformify 01/01/2018
Matching identified skills with digital jobs requirements from Cross Border Talents Academy 31/12/2018
Connection of jobseekers with employers to define the training and hiring process 31/12/2018