Outplacement Support for Expats, Non-Dutch speakers
Are you facing redundancy as an Expat or International in the Netherlands?
It’s not an easy situation if you suspect you’re about to be made redundant in the Netherlands, or if you already have been.
Your priorities will have changed and you’ll need to focus on what you’ll do next. For many, knowing where to begin or how to conduct an effective job search campaign can be daunting.
Especially when you are living in a foreign country you need support to secure a new job. But you also need a company that is an expert within the Dutch Labour market and supports you with all questions regarding to unemployment and working in Holland. What are the regulations if you wish to stay in the Netherlands? How to apply for the unemployment benefit? How to make optimal use of the search period and questions about permanent residence permit.
That's why our outplacement support is tailored to you.
How can we help you?
For more than 15 years Together Abroad is specialized in Outplacement Support for Expats, highly skilled migrants, Internationals, and non-Dutch speakers in the Netherlands.
Our consultant understands the world of highly skilled migrants, Internationals, and non-Dutch speakers and have developed a technique to assist you in your job search such as: screening job offers, tracing unpublished vacancies and approach potential employers, jobhunting, etc. The consultant also assist you with job applications and will prepare you for the coming job interviews
Together Abroad offers:
• Highly personal and tailored services
• Careful assessment and pairing with the appropriate coach
• Effective tools and a proven approach
• Access to the Dutch job market information, advice and leads
• Ability to conduct an international job search campaign
• Outcomes focused
• On-going support
• We support you in getting hired with a success rate of 95%.
• Access to Togetherabroad Job Board with many multiligual vacancies. When using this job board you will be alerted about new jobs.
• Through our enormous network among employers in the Netherlands, we will find your next job.
If you have been offered outplacement support, or to start your outplacement programme please contact Together Abroad
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Our consultants are highly experienced outplacement, executive, and career coaches. The consultant understands the world of Expats and Internationals, which is why our redundancy outplacement service for non-Dutch highly skilled internationals is the most complete in the Dutch market and tailored to you.
In consultation with you, we will come to a fully customized approach, and this may include the following elements:
- Dismissal processing and applying for your unemployment benefit
- Labour market orientation
- Active jobhunting
How we work
- Every individual is different and our services will reflect that personal approach.
- Personalized and Customized approach: Our on-demand outplacement support is driven by your needs.
- On-demand outplacement support: You will have a dedicated, experienced, peer-level consultant working with and for your role. Your consultant will be available via One-on-One support (Face to Face or via Teams/Zoom/Skype) or a location to suit you.
What is outplacement & what does an outplacement service do?
Outplacement services include career coaching, resume and CV writing, interview preparation, referrals to hiring managers and targeted job leads.
We specialize in Outplacement Services for you (non-Dutch speaker) to find the right job. Our outplacement packages are the most complete in the Dutch market. We are the only company that not only provides services like career coaching, executive search, CV writing, LinkedIn review but also job hunting on behalf of our clients to jobs that are relevant to their profile.
An outplacement trajectory for Expats and non-Dutch speakers with Together Abroad
During your outplacement trajectory for Expats and non-Dutch speakers, you go through different phases to come to a new, fitting job. At Together Abroad all trajectories have five phases, which you go through more or less extensively depending on your personal situation and needs. What the trajectory will look like exactly, you determine in coordination with your personal coach. Because YOU are central to us! Then, during the outplacement trajectory, planning is made. So that we can find a new and suitable job for you. Together with the coach, you will increase your self-knowledge during the outplacement trajectory and you will work on the technique of networking, finding vacancies, drawing up resumes and cover letters, and applying for positions.
During our outplacement process, you will go through the following steps:
1. Dismissal processing and applying for your WW benefit.
Most candidates recover from the fright before they (can) look to the future again. During this phase of the outplacement trajectory, the acceptance of the dismissal is central.
We assist you in applying for your WW benefit via the UWV portal and inform you about your rights and obligations.
Who am I, what can I do and what do I want? The answers to these questions form the basis of your search for a new job. You will start working with a clear profile of yourself. That profile includes your expertise, skills, and competencies. But also from an overview of branches, organizations, and functions that suit you.
3. Labour market orientation
What does the job market look like, which vacancies are there and which ones appeal to me? For many candidates, it has been a while since they were looking for new work.
In the meantime, the labor market has changed enormously.
During this step, we are going to work with (new) resumes a distinctive motivation letter, new LinkedIn profile, application training, an elevator pitch, personal branding, interview training, and the use of social media.
4. Job hunting and personal/online meetings
Our job coach screen as well as job offers/vacancies. An important part of the outplacement process is tracing unpublished vacancies.
To find new (non-public) vacancies, our job coaches approach potential employers directly (by LinkedIn or e-mail ). The job coach can also assist you with the applications.
We continuously seek and repeat contact with potential employers.
Finally, after the outplacement trajectory, you often have found a new job or are busy with it. In the last phase, you have regular contact with your coach to tell how it goes. You can also contact your coach for questions about the contract, probationary period, and terms of employment.