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Understand the Dutch education system

The Dutch education system is quite complicated and requires some preparation if you’re coming from another country. This blog will allow you to have an overview of the Dutch schooling system specificities as an expat moving to the Netherlands. As overwhelming as the system may seem, the Netherlands is ranked as the 2nd best education system in Europe and that welcomes 82 000 foreign students every year.

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Transports in the Netherlands

The transportation system in the Netherlands is quite easy to understand but also pretty different from the bordering countries. The OV Chip-card is your golden ticket to travel in the Netherlands. It covers pretty much the whole country and can be used for trains, buses and even bikes. We are going to tell you, in this blog post, every specificity about transportation you should know before traveling within the Netherlands.

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Internship in the Netherlands

Finding an internship in the Netherlands (also called ‘stage’ in Dutch), can be a long and tough process especially when you’re a foreign student who does not speak Dutch. However, being well informed about the system can be helpful to anticipate the demand of the job market.

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How to recruit the younger generation?

Every generation has its own way of thinking and interacting with the world. Depending on their environment and education, they see the world of work with a different perspective. Baby boomers, Generation X and the Millennials are now well known because they have been working for quite some time. However, Generation Z (or Gen Z) is still a mystery for a lot of workers and recruiters due to their young age, let’s see who they are.

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What to remove from social media before applying for a job?

Social media often reflect how we are as individuals and nowadays it is fairly easy to find information about a person online. According to a survey by CareerBuilder, 70 per cent of employers will have a look at your profiles on social media before inviting you for an interview or hiring you. This number shows the importance of managing the content you share with friends on various platforms.

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