The Netherlands guide for young professionals

What can Young Financials do for you?

Young Financials is there for both EU and non-EU candidates, as a recognized sponsor we are able to employ and deploy candidates with residence permit requirements. With over 17 years of experience in supporting international young professional starters, we provide all information to help you get started in the Netherlands. If you want more comprehensive information on working in the Netherlands, download our Working as a Young Professional in The Netherlands Guide at the bottom of the page!

What is it like to live in The Netherlands?

The Netherlands is known for its windmills, tulips, dikes, clogs, cheese and, not to be missed; tolerance. When you start your career in The Netherlands, one of the first things you will notice is that the people are tall.. In fact, The Dutch are the world’s tallest people! When talking about business, The Netherlands has a booming service industry with great accomplishments in research, engineering, and sectors including fintech, electronics, food, flowers, chemicals, and water technology. In short, the country has plenty of opportunities!

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Why come to the Netherlands as an international?

The Netherlands is a small country, but we are very used to people from abroad, so we have a comprehensive approach to international Young Professionals. An advantage of moving to the Netherlands is that you don’t have to learn the Dutch language to start working here. In fact, compared to other countries where English isn’t the native language, Dutch are the best at mastering the English language! Also, the majority of the Young Professionals of Young Financials are internationals.

What about the work-life balance in The Netherlands?

If you are looking for a good work-life balance, The Netherlands is the place to be. Ranked above Italy and Denmark, the Netherlands scores 1st in work-life balance, according to the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD).

What are the most attractive cities in The Netherlands?

How is the transport in The Netherlands?

It varies per job and employer how you travel to work. If the office is close, many people bike or walk to their work. If not, Young Financials has the opportunity to compensate for your travel expenses (by car, train, bus, tram or metro). And don’t worry, public transport is very safe and organized in the Netherlands!


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