How to write a motivation letter in the Netherlands
The goal of motivation letter is to introduce the CV/ Resume, to bring to attention aspects of your activity that can help your application and are not listed or not presented in the proper light in the CV/ Resume. In short, its goal is to answer the recruitment's question: "Why should I hire this person?".
A motivation letter for job in the Netherlands should contain:
Brief self introduction
Short description of education, skills and other relevant info
Closing indicating your contact details
Use key words in your motivation letter!
Finally, your motivation letter needs to look professionally. Double check all your grammar and spellings to make sure they’re correct and ensure that the layout of your letter is good. When employers have so many motivation letters to read, one that simply looks nicer than the rest could be what will make you noticed.
For assistance with your motivation letter in the Netherlands contact Together Abroad, firstname.lastname@example.org
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