Employers love the Netherlands and love the country’s highly skilled and productive workforce. But the Netherlands is also an open economy, and internationals are in hot demand.
Some notable Dutch exports? Cheese, wooden clogs, tulips. As to the unfairly overlooked ones? Dutch television shows.
When DJ Per started mixing hip hop and dub into his sets, the woefully disappointed regulars of the Amsterdam institution, Melkweg launched a petition to make him stop. Club culture has since undergone some drastic changes since the early 80s.
Once the bustling centre of social life, castles have since transformed from the most-coveted places to get into to the refurbished backdrops of film shoots. On a visit, you might catch sight of busy film crews, partake in highly-informative exhibitions, or explore vast pieces of land devoted to preserving centuries-old horticultural practices.
Moving abroad brings with it a long and complicated list of challenges. But financial ones are the most important to get right. What, for example, can an American expat do with their 401(k) retirement plan? Thankfully, there are some options.
Most people in Amsterdam don’t have a wasmachine, either because it won’t fit in the apartment, or it’s just not worth buying one. But somehow you still need to wash your clothes!
The Netherlands’ Highly Skilled Immigrant visa program is a way for the country to introduce highly skilled ‘knowledge’ workers into the economy.
Congratulations, you’re pregnant in the Netherlands. You must have heard all kinds of horror stories about giving birth at home, without any kind of pain relief. Luckily, we’re here to tell you that in most cases it’s going to be fine. That said, it never hurts to prepare when having a baby in the Netherlands….
By Payingit International, a leading payroll company in the Netherland that assists companies and employees with their planning, invoicing and salary administration.
Welcome to the Netherlands, a country as flat as a pancake, the largest beer exporter in Europe … where utilities are just as hard to wrap your head around as anywhere else in the world! Your expat life needn’t kick off on a bitter tone – which is why we compiled this handy guide explaining…