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How to apply for STAP budget

STAP is a specific subsidy intended to support working people to learn new skills so they can better perform at their job, or be trained to do something new. A new application period opens every 2 months – meaning your ...

Work Visas in the Netherlands

Moving to a new country is exciting – but planning the paperwork is absolutely not. Nonetheless, finding the right work visa for the Netherlands is one of the first steps you need to solve before the move! Regardless of whether ...

Dutch COVID-19 Business Relief Measures (NOW)(UPDATE 2022)

It’s been nearly 2 years since the Dutch government first implemented the Temporary Emergency Measures Bridging Employment package (also known as ‘NOW’) to help businesses retain their employees during COVID-19. There have been several updates to these measures since it ...

5 common pitfalls to avoid during remote onboarding

After being forced to work exclusively from home for a period, surveys show that over 97% of workers would like to work remotely (at least some of the time) for the rest of their career. To address these employee expectations, ...

Average Salaries In The Netherlands

Talent makes all the difference when it comes to the success of your business – especially in a foreign market. In order to attract (and retain) the talent you need to grow your business, it is important to understand the ...

A guide to wages in the Netherlands (updated 2022)

Wages in the Netherlands can baffle internationals regarding how it is calculated or how much tax deducted from the new arrivals to the Netherlands are often unfamiliar with how wages are structured here. If you’ve never worked in an EU ...

New laws for businesses and Expats that come into effect in 2022

Between Prinjesdag and the New Year, the Dutch parliament is working to implement hundreds of new laws, regulations, updates to current laws/regulations, etc. Understandably, the majority of news around these topics are communicated in Dutch. This year, we looked through ...

How to attract (the right) talent in 2022

It’s no secret that the last 2 years have completely turned job markets around the world on their heads. Between the pandemic, “antiwork” movement, and growing “job-hopping” trends – businesses need to revaluate their value as an employer going into ...