The Netherlands is fast becoming a popular destination for international businesses and expats alike, thanks in part to its growing renewable market. That together with a strong economy and one of the highest rates of quality of life in the world. The Netherlands may be small, but it’s full of fresh job opportunities. The country is home to a wide range of international and multinational companies. With many international talents moving to the country, the Netherlands has become an interesting multicultural hub where English is one of the most spoken languages besides Dutch. The Netherlands can consistently be found on lists of the ten best countries to live in for a good work-life balance. Dutch employers, for the most part, understand that there can be many sides to life, not just work. So it’s not surprising that the Netherlands has been ranked as the world’s sixth happiest country according to the United Nations Happiness Report, and is ranked amongst the happiest countries in Europe according to Eurostat. The Dutch economy is one of the most stable in the European Union. This along with an appealing taxation system and location in the centre of Europe, has made the Netherlands extremely appealing to international companies.
Dutch citizens are very friendly and hospitable, and welcome all people across different backgrounds and cultures. The Dutch have a reputation as tolerant, welcoming and open to new opportunities. Most people living in the Netherlands can speak fluent English. The cultural diversity of the Netherlands ensures that communication is never a problem and makes it a great place for expats to settle.