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Living and Working in the Netherlands in 2010. A presentation given at the EURES European Job Days in Lisbon on the 21st of October.

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  • -NL taal vaak belangrijk -informeel, tutoyeren ook leidinggevenden, broodje kaas pauze, pro-actief, etc

Living and Working in the Netherlands in 2010, presented by EURE Living and Working in the Netherlands in 2010, presented by EURE Presentation Transcript

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  • The Netherlands
    • Windmills,
    • Tulips
    • Wooden shoes
    • Cheese and milk
    • The Polder model
    • Soft drugs
    • The struggle against the sea
  • Present situation labour market
    • In general 2.2% economic growth in 2010
    • Growing fast: Still problematic:
    • - industry - construction
    • - wholesale - hotel and catering industry
    • - transportation - retail
    • - agriculture
    • Unemployment rate 5.7% (449.000), decreasing
    • 15% more vacancies in 2010 than 2009 at PES
  • Opportunities
    • Health care
    • Callcenter agents
    • Cooks
    • Industrial cleaners
    • Engineers
    • Qualified welders and pipe fitters
  • Keep in mind
    • Language
    • Competences / diploma
    • Application from abroad
    • Cultural aspects
    • Relocation / accommodation
    • Extra costs first months
  • How to find a job?
    • Public employment service and Eures
        • www.werk.nl
        • www.eures.europa.eu
    • Internet
        • Job sites
        • Company sites
    • Job advertisements in newspapers
    • Spontaneous applications
    • Flexwork agencies
        • Specific legislation
  • Application
    • Formal application letter and CV
        • Email
        • Post (not written by hand)
    • Interview
        • Formal
        • Pro-active
        • If requested diplomas and recommendations
  • Wages
    • Legal minimum wage
        • 23 years and older : € 1416,00 gross / month
        • 18 – 22 years  depending on age a percentage of the minimum wage
    • Wage as agreed in Collective Labour Agreements (CAO)
        • Also for recruitment agencies
    • Wages can be negotiated between employer and employee
  • Social security
    • National insurance (volksverzekeringen)
    • Social benefits/special health insurance (AWBZ)
    • General old age pension (AOW)
    • Widow’s Pension (ANW)
    • Child benefits (AKW)
    • Employee insurance
    • Unemployment benefits
    • Disability insurance
    • Sickness benefits
    • Health insurance
        • Private insurance
  • Registration
    • Apply for a sofi-number (fiscal number) at the tax office
    • Suggestion: Visit (im)migration counter (GBA) of the Civil Affairs Department (Burgerzaken) at your local council.
    • Residency > 3 months  registration at GBA and Immigration office (IND) obliged in order to obtain residence permit.
  • Recognition of diplomas NL
    • www.idw.nl
    • www.colo.nl
    • www.nuffic.nl
  • Websites
    • www.werk.nl (Public Employment Service NL)
    • www.eures.europa.eu
    • www.belastingdienst.nl (tax office, site in english)
    • www.svb.nl (social security, site different languages)
    • www.newtoholland.nl
  • Thank you for your attention