Typical landscape in Holland

Working in the Netherlands

Do you want to know everything about working in the Netherlands? Great! We provide you information that may help you on your journey to finding work in The Netherlands. At HOBIJ we offer you well-paid jobs in logistics, (food)production and tech. Take the opportunity to earn good money and financially support yourself and if needed your family. Curious about our vacancies? Click on the button below.

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Working in the Netherlands means guaranteed salary, stable working hours, various training courses, career opportunities and friendly colleagues. If you are planning to come to the Netherlands in the near future, it is important to work true a reliable agency. HOBIJ is an ABU member and is certified for SNA (=NEN 4400), SNF and VCU. We offer jobs with serious and responsible employers who offer you good working conditions. 



The Netherlands is a wonderful place to live. One of the best things to experience when you arrive in a new environment, are friendly people. The Dutch are open, welcoming and do not hesitate to offer you a helping hand when needed. Almost everyone in the Netherlands speaks English. Last fun fact: For the Dutch, a bicycle is a national vehicle, so there are more bicycles in the Netherlands than people!



If you do not have you own accommodation, HOBIJ will organise this for you. We provide houses, apartments, hotels and bungalow parks with free Wi-Fi depending on the function and location. The house will be close to your workplace so you can commute to work with a HOBIJ car or bike. In most cases you will have to share your room with one other person. 


If you want to work in the Netherlands, there are a few requirements:

  • You need an EU passport or ID card. A working permit for the Netherlands is also valid. 
  • To begin the application process, we require your CV. Don't have a CV? Click here.
  • Most jobs require you to speak and understand English. You can find the specific job requirements in the vacancy.

Curious about our vacancies? Click on the button below. 

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Application process

  1. Apply for a (open)vacancy with your CV or register here.
  2. Our recruiters will contact you within 2 working days.
  3. If there is a match, you will receive an offer.
  4. Offer accepted? Then we start the paperwork.
  5. We are now ready to welcome you in the Netherlands.


Of course, leaving your home country to find a job abroad is already a big step. Here are some Questions and Answers that can help you get started.


When will the salary be paid?
Your salary is weekly paid. This is included holiday allowance and extralegal holiday hours (together 10,5%).

What bank account do I need?
The agency does not dictate what account you should have, but we encourage you to set up a foreign currency account (this way you do not have to pay for currency exchange costs).

Does HOBIJ pay pension contributions?
Yes, after 6 months of work.


  • If you have worked at HOBIJ for 13 weeks without reporting sick; you get a bonus of € 100 net as a thank you for your hard work
  • If you refer a friend you receive a bonus of € 100 net, per friend! Check the conditions here.
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