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Finding work

Published: 19 December 2012 Modified: 04 July 2013

You may be surprised at how many highly-qualified professionals there are looking for work in The Hague. A number of recruitment agencies specialise in helping multilingual job hunters and several employment vacancy websites offer English-language job listings.

Below is a partial list of recruitment agencies and vacancy websites:

Click here for a list of current job vacancies in The Hague.

Other sources of information

The most complete and authoritative source of information on working in the Netherlands is Werk.nl. Here you'll find all you need to know about who may apply for a job in the Netherlands, searching for jobs in the Netherlands, applying for a job, contracts, qualifications and credential evaluation, the Europass CV, and living and working in the Netherlands.

Wondering if you need a work permit? Visit the information on Careers in Holland.

For information about multilingual job opportunities, international educational programmes as well as internships in the Netherlands, and specifically The Hague Region, visit the Together Abroad international career portal.

To find information about jobs and learning opportunities throughout Europe, please visit the European Job Mobility Portal.

Starting your own business

Alternatively, you could consider starting something of your own. The basic steps for starting your own business can be found in our section on Starting a Business in The Hague, or women entrepeneurs can also contact the Women's Business Initiative International for support and guidance. ACCESS also offers career coaching as well as a number of workshops for job seekers.

If you're looking to get out and meet like-minded people, you need to start networking. Visit our section on Networking and contact information.

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