Working in Amsterdam

Amsterdam is an old European capital city with a modern outlook. As such, it offers plenty of unique employment opportunities across many different sectors. There is a rich vein of both Dutch companies and international businesses, all looking to grow and flourish by hiring top talent from around the world.

Essential tips for working in Amsterdam

Employment laws and benefits

Get to grips with topics such as employment law, severance pay and unemployment benefits.

Opportunities per industry

Learn about Amsterdam's many job opportunities in ICT, creative, finance, life sciences and more.

Starting a business

Read more about going freelance, establishing an innovative startup or building a company from the ground up.

Amsterdam job search

There are lots of opportunities for non-Dutch speakers looking to work in Amsterdam. see a comprehensive list of current vacancies here.

Working in Amsterdam

Study in Amsterdam
Read helpful information on recruitment agencies, typical salaries, how to start a business and more.

Popular topics about working in Amsterdam

Job fairs in Amsterdam

The Amsterdam Metropolitan Area has a number of job fairs on offer, and they are a great opportunity for job hunters to sound out the local labour mar...

Recruitment agencies

Branches of job agencies can be found on most major streets in Amsterdam, and many offer a complete listing of their vacancies online. Some specialise...

Finding employment

Whether you’ve moved for love or labour, finding a job in foreign lands is a challenge. But not impossible. Unemployment in the Netherlands is one of ...

Severance pay

In the case where the court has been asked to terminate a contract, they will also decide whether a severance payment should be given and if so, for w...