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Are you looking for a job in the Netherlands? The following guides and tools may prove quite useful:

How to write your CV

When you are applying for a job in the Netherlands, it’s vital that your CV (Curriculum Vitae) is up to date and looking good. After all, it’s more than just your profile; it is a tool to market yourself. It should stand out from others and it should increase your chances of getting hired.

So, how do you do that? How do you write a CV? What are the elements of a good CV? Use our CV guide to create a CV geared towards the Dutch job market.

How to write a cover letter

The cover letter, also called the motivation letter, needs to be able to convince your prospective employer that you are the person for the job. Having trouble writing a good cover letter? Take a look at our tips on the cover letter page.

Job interview hints & tips

Your new CV and cover letter have done the trick. You are invited to a job interview! Congratulations! Now what?

Interviews may vary depending on the position you are applying for and the industry you want to be in, however, standard patterns do exist. Our interview guide gives you an overview of different questions and techniques used in the Netherlands. Make sure you have read them all. After all, preparation is the key to success.

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