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Orientation Year: Guide for International Graduates in the Netherlands

The Orientation Year (zoekjaar) visa allows recent graduates from non-EU countries to stay in the Netherlands for a period of up to 12 months in order to seek employment. If extending your time in the Netherlands to work or travel is ...

Checklist: Do I Qualify for the 30% Ruling?

The 30% ruling facility is one of the most attractive financial reasons that international people move from abroad to the Netherlands. Thanks to the significant benefits this ruling provides expats, it’s important for expats and their employers to understand how to qualify, ...

5 Tips to Master your Next Virtual Interview

You put in the work of applying for a job and scored an interview. Now you’re a real contender! Interviewing is the key to landing that job you have been seeking and it can seem intimidating. With the rise of remote work, ...

[Infographic] Anatomy of a Great Cover Letter

If you are sending your CV to a company, you should accompany it with a cover letter. The cover letter allows you to explain why you are attracted to the job and the organisation concerned, as well as make the match ...

Remote Stories: Our Working From Home Experience

April is known as “stress awareness month” – and between the global pandemic, and cautionary measures of a lockdown, there’s more reason to mind your personal and mental health. As a team, we have faced many challenges while in lockdown ...

[Infographic] Anatomy of a Great Resume

A well-presented CV is critical to help you secure your dream job. When you know how to fine-tune your career summary and showcase your qualifications, your CV will be the ticket to help you stand-out. Anyone is capable of writing ...

[Infographic] The Do’s And Don’ts On Social Media During Job Search

Social media usage can either help or hurt you in the job search process today. Recruiters can get a glimpse of who you are outside the confines of a CV and cover letter by using social media in all phases ...

Six Things To Check In Your Dutch Employment Contract Before Signing

Starting a new position can be a nerve-wracking experience. There’s a lot to learn — names, faces, processes, passwords for every system — and seemingly not enough time to do it. This is especially true if you’re moving here from ...