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Welcome & Agenda
• Welcome
• Undutchables Recruitment Agency
• Ways to find a job
• Dutch Culture
• How to prepare for a j...
Undutchables Recruitment Agency
Recruitment partner for internationals with 4 offices in the
Netherlands:
Amsterdam Eindho...
Ways to find a job
• Applying via an agency like Undutchables
• Very common in The Netherlands
• Advantages: Knowledge of ...
Dutch Culture
• Hierarchy – flat management structure
• Direct communication
• Rules & regulations
• Long-term commitment
...
How to prepare for an interview
How the interviewer will assess you:
• Presentation and appearance
• Communication
• Exper...
How to prepare for an interview
 Research Company
 Refresh your memory
Prepare questions
Always be yourself
Frequently Asked Questions:
About yourself
• Tell me about yourself.
• Tell me about the worst boss you ever had.
• How do...
• Arrive early
• Dress accordingly
• Turn off your mobile
phone
• Be aware of body
language
• Make eye contact
• Relate sk...
After the interview
• Thank the interviewer
• Ask about the next steps
• Patience
• Act professionally when you receive fe...
Summary
• Know yourself, the job and the organisation
• Preparation is essential
• Be aware of the do’s and don’ts
Thank you and good luck!
WWW.UNDUTCHABLES.NL
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Undutchables offers not only great vacancies for international candidates but also gives advice on how to prepare yourself for a job interview in the Netherlands.

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How to prepare for a job interview presentation 2016

  1. 1. Welcome & Agenda • Welcome • Undutchables Recruitment Agency • Ways to find a job • Dutch Culture • How to prepare for a job interview • Do’s & Don’ts • Summary
  2. 2. Undutchables Recruitment Agency Recruitment partner for internationals with 4 offices in the Netherlands: Amsterdam Eindhoven Den Haag Utrecht Target group: Skilled personnel with good command of English and other languages Positions available: Commercially-oriented office jobs Executive Recruitment
  3. 3. Ways to find a job • Applying via an agency like Undutchables • Very common in The Netherlands • Advantages: Knowledge of the Dutch Labour market • They have the contact and do the work • Useful guidelines • Apply directly at a company through their website • Useful Websites such as • www.expatica.com • www.togetherabroad.nl • www.indeed.nl
  4. 4. Dutch Culture • Hierarchy – flat management structure • Direct communication • Rules & regulations • Long-term commitment • Everything is open to discussion • Qualification vs Experience
  5. 5. How to prepare for an interview How the interviewer will assess you: • Presentation and appearance • Communication • Experience, skills, achievements • Personality, ‘click’
  6. 6. How to prepare for an interview  Research Company  Refresh your memory Prepare questions Always be yourself
  7. 7. Frequently Asked Questions: About yourself • Tell me about yourself. • Tell me about the worst boss you ever had. • How do you deal with stress / change / authority? • What are your strenghts / weaknesses About your educational/professional background • Why did you leave your previous job / not complete that study? • What did you enjoy most/least about your previous job? What if • Would you rather win three silver medals or one gold medal? • Would you be willing to take a salary cut?
  8. 8. • Arrive early • Dress accordingly • Turn off your mobile phone • Be aware of body language • Make eye contact • Relate skills to position • Be positive • Provide examples • Speak clearly • Answer question directly • Answer truthfully • Listen carefully • Be prepared • Be late or too early • Chew gum • Bring anyone with you • Interrupt • Do not take offense when asked personal questions • Be negative/criticise • Do not smoke right before the interview • Mumble or speak too softly • Answer yes /no • Avoid sensitive issues • Inquire about salary on 1st interview Do & Don’ts
  9. 9. After the interview • Thank the interviewer • Ask about the next steps • Patience • Act professionally when you receive feedback • “Are there more candidates? If so how many?
  10. 10. Summary • Know yourself, the job and the organisation • Preparation is essential • Be aware of the do’s and don’ts
  11. 11. Thank you and good luck! WWW.UNDUTCHABLES.NL

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