Healthcare allowance

Healthcare allowance

As we mentioned in the previous article, it is required to arrange health insurance when you want to live or work in the Netherlands. To support people on a low income, the Dutch government offers healthcare allowance (zorgtoeslag). It is a contribution of the government to cover a part of the monthly premiums of the

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Health insurance Netherlands

Health insurance: an overview

When you want to work in the Netherlands, you first need to arrange some things before you can actually start working in the Netherlands. One of these things is the health insurance. When you want to live or work in the Netherlands, you are obliged to arrange health insurance in the Netherlands. This also counts

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Extraterritorial costs

What are extraterritorial costs?

What are extraterritorial costs? Employees who come to the Netherlands from another country to work are often compensated for additional costs associated with their stay outside their country of origin, so-called extraterritorial costs (belastingdienst). To qualify, the following conditions must be met: Employee the employee has been employed outside the country of origin and this

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How to write a good CV?

How to write a good CV? The role of CVs in job search is enormous, but unfortunately we often underestimate it. A CV is our first contact with an employer and often a badly written CV often eliminates us at the very beginning.  So how to write a good CV What mistakes to avoid? It

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Highly desirable professions during coronavirus pandemic

The coronavirus pandemic does not seem to slow down. Many sectors, such as  trade, entertainment, hotel and catering industry are deeply affected. More and more employers are willing to use remote working, thus some professions will never be the same. However, there is a bunch of professions which, even during social quarantine, have a great

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