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How to manage career and parents’ life in the Netherlands?

Building a family is always something that drastically changes your life, not only on the personal side but also on the professional one. It can be challenging sometimes to understand all your rights as an employee and future parent. So, if you are a mother or father to be in the Netherlands, you might want to know career and parents’ life in the Netherlands, what are your maternity or paternity rights, when to tell your employer about it and even the impact a baby can have on your career.

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5 Free CV templates

We know how tough it can be to whip up a good looking CV, you want to stand out but don’t really feel like spending too much time on it. So we decided to lend you a hand, and offer these very simple,  but effective free CV templates. All you need to do is pick the one that suits your personality best and jot in your personal information.

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Customer Service: What it takes to be a great representative

Customer service has become one of the most valuable assets of a company’s puzzle. Customers these days already expect high quality and good working products/services, and now are demanding excellent, fast, and precise customer support; whether it be via chat, email, or over the phone. This type of position is in high demand in the Netherlands. Many of our clients are looking for customer service reps to join their ever-growing teams. Are you thinking about going into a similar role? Here’s some information on what to expect and what will be expected of you.

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How to prepare for a sales interview.

The best sales people can sell anything, including themselves. In any interview, you become the seller of your own brand but when you’re discussing a sales role, your presentation and proof of experience will be of the utmost importance. Here are our tips for preparing for a sales interview.

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Dutch Business Culture: What to expect.

Dutch business culture, how does it compare to the rest of the world? Though Abroad Experience mainly works with international companies with offices in the Netherlands, we also work closely with Dutch companies (with international teams), that provide a Dutch working culture. It’s not the most complicated of environments, there are just a couple of features which are distinctly Dutch, as, with all cultures, this may take a little time to get used to.

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  • […] difficulty you can face is the gap in your cv. After their maternity and partner leave, some people decide to stop working for a few years to […]

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  • There still keep on coming new energy suppliers. Last 2 year Powerpeers, Sepa Green and EasyEnergy (known from the founders of Easyjet) entered also the Dutch market. You can find those as well in the updated energy comparison at

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