Applying for a job

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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Graphic CVs: The Dos and Don’ts

A CV with all the bells and whistles; fancy infographic-like resumes that are all the latest rage. Graphic CV’s are showing up much more frequently than ever before, because of the amount of encouragement to create them. “It’s a way to show you personality!” they say, but as time goes by, people seem to focus more on the look over the actual content. Here are common elements of graphic CV’s which we see too often, that should be reconsidered when you’re in the process of writing a CV.

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