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Career Lessons Learned From The COVID-19 Pandemic

The COVID-19 pandemic has impacted nearly every aspect of our professional lives. We’ve spent over a year adjusting to life in lockdown – and tackling professionals’ uncertainties head-on. Although it’s been challenging, there are a lot of lessons to be learned that you can apply throughout your entire career – Pandemic or none.  So what lessons can we take ...

Revisited: working from home with kids during COVID-19

Now that the vaccine is being distributed across the world, we can start to expect a potential return to normality on the horizon. For working parents, the transition back to school starts off with so much promise: a break from kids shrieking at an ear-splitting ...

The future of HR in a post COVID-19 workplace

There is no denying that COVID-19 has imposed a tremendous impact on the economy and the labor force. The world is now a vastly different place regarding how and where we work, as well as the technologies we use to engage with each other. ...

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 ...