photo webinar 18 may 3

Finding a job in the Greater Rotterdam – The Hague area for newly arrived Ukrainians: How to find a job in an international sector

To help Ukrainian people displaced to the Greater Rotterdam – The Hague area enter the Dutch job market, a number of public-sector organizations have come together to host a series of job skills and searching webinars. This information provided a useful orientation to the Ukrainian newcomers onto the Dutch labour market. 

Some of the people that have recently arrived are highly skilled professionals and speak English.

The organizers – InnovationQuarter, WorldStartup, The Hague International Centre, Rotterdam Expat Centre, and YES! Delft – are aiming to assist the newcomers in getting into the international sectors in the region.

Preparation and applying for a job in the Netherlands

Topics of the first webinar streamed from The Hague Tech on May 9 covered:

  • Structuring a CV
  • Writing a cover letter for Dutch employers
  • Identifying your most marketable skills
  • Finding ‘transferrable skills’ from your other roles
  • Which skills to emphasise for Dutch employers
  • Working with a recruiter, knowing what to look for in a job advert
  • Preparing a portfolio
  • How to conduct yourself in an interview

Job searching
and job market 

The second webinar streamed from The Hague Tech on May 18 focused on:

  • Information about the Dutch job market
  • Where to find jobs in the Greater Rotterdam-The Hague area
  • Dominant sectors in the region
  • Tips for searching: job boards, regional platform, companies, hubs and networks 
  • First-hand experience from an international


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Olga Golubova

Senior Marketing Communications Advisor