Opportunities per type of company

Apart from sector and regional differences, career opportunities in the Netherlands also vary depending on the type of company you are employed in.

Foreign workers tend to be employed mostly by academia and multinationals. Find out more about working in SMEs, multinationals, academia and government in this section.

Due to the high levels of education, technology and entrepreneurship, the Dutch knowledge-driven economy has a great demand for highly skilled young professionals.

Globally, the Netherlands ranks 4th in the World Bank’s Knowledge Economic Index. Research shows that foreign knowledge workers are concentrated in big urban agglomerations and are more likely to work in foreign or internationally based firms.

Source: World Bank – Knowledge Assessment Methodology.

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