Excerpted from the Netherlands Career Guide
Online Job Sites
Indeed.com is a job search engine that allows jobseekers to find jobs posted on thousands of company career sites and job boards in every field. Indeed was selected by Time Magazine as one of its Top 10 Websites, by PC Magazine as one of the Top 100 Classic Websites and by PC World as one of the Best 50 Websites. Search criteria include keyword, company name, job title and location; there are also advanced search options.
Government Employment Resources
Employment Services Organization
UWV WERKbedrijf (the administrative office for employed persons’ insurance schemes) is a public employment services organization that plays an important role in the Dutch employment market. It helps people look for work, and provides information, advice and other assistance. Most job vacancies registered via the organization’s extensive network of partner websites and temporary employment agencies are also included in the online job database from the UWV WERKbedrijf. To locate offices, click here (Dutch).
AIESEC is the largest student-run organization in the world, established by seven countries shortly after World War II and currently operating in more than 110 countries. It is represented by more than 60,000 students at more than 2,100 universities throughout the world. By means of global exchange, AIESEC stimulates global cooperation and cultural understanding. It offers internships worldwide in various sectors including managerial, technical and humanitarian activities. In the Netherlands, AIESEC is active in ten cities and at 11 universities. The national board of AIESEC Netherlands is situated in Amsterdam.
AIESEC the Netherlands
NL-1101 CB Amsterdam
Tel: +31 (0) 20 354 2520
Staffing Agencies and Temporary Help Firms
http://www.unique.nl/ (Dutch, partially English)
Unique Nederland is a full-service agency specializing in temporary placement and recruitment across a variety of industry sectors and positions from office workers to health care personnel. Unique has two divisions: Unique Finance and Unique Multilingual. Unique Multilingual recruits and selects permanent and temporary office personnel for international companies operating in the Netherlands. The vacancies for multilingual professionals are sorted by language, including French, German, Italian and Spanish. An overview of agency locations in every Dutch region with contact details is presented on the website.
Unique Nederland B.V. Head Office
NL-1320 AA Almere
Tel: +31 (0)36 529 90 00
Fax: +31 (0)36 529 90 09
Executive Recruiters and Search Firms
Amrop the Netherlands
http://www.amrop.nl/ ( English)
Amrop is a global executive search network. Amrop the Netherlands is a partnership of seven senior level executive search consultants. The partnership brings together more than 30 years of experience in top executive search in this country. Amrop has 88 offices worldwide, located in 58 countries. In addition to executive search, Amrop’s core services include board consulting and management assessment. Its industry specializations include financial services, consumer goods and retail, professional services, clean tech, automotive and industrial, technology and media, energy and utilities, life sciences and family-owned businesses. This website does not list vacancies.
Amrop Hever Netherlands
Charlotte van Montpensierlaan 2A
NL-1181 RR Amstelveen
Tel: +31 (0)20 347 32 32
Fax: +31 (0)20 347 32 49
Newspapers that Publish Job Advertisements
De Telegraaf is a daily with a circulation of over 500,000 the largest newspaper in the Netherlands. De Telegraaf covers national and international news. Its help wanted advertisements cover a broad variety of jobs. The Telegraaf carries many advertisements for lower and mid-skilled job seekers.
Tel: 088-824 824 2
Email: contact form
This is just a sample of what you'll find in the complete Netherlands guide.