Held back by language barriers? Finding non-academic expat work in the Netherlands
How real are language barriers in finding expat work? You are a researcher who wants to leave university and enter the Dutch non-academic labour market. You think most jobs require you to speak Dutch and you feel severly limited in your choices. How to find out if your concerns are real?
Start your career orientation with an evaluation of your work history
Whether your question is: should I or shouldn’t I continue in academia? Or: I want to leave academia, but don’t know which way I want to go. In either case, it may help to start your career orientation with an evaluation of your work history.
Career orientation at end of contract, but PhD dissertation not yet finished
Is you PhD dissertation not yet finished, but are no longer getting paid for it? Are you working on temporary contract after temporary contract? Would you like to regain perspective on the future? Are you ready for career orientation?
Reimbursement for career coaching by the university
Did you know that as a doctoral student or teacher you are entitled to reimbursement for career coaching by the university, if you have been employed for two years or more? Your rights are set forth in the collective labour agreement, take advantage of them.
“Doing a PhD doesn’t suit me anymore”
Have you become disappointed with the PhD track? Have you realised that doing a PhD doesn’t suit you anymore? Do you have no idea what kind of work would suit you? This blog helps you establish what you don’t want anymore and what you do want in your future job.
What work will you do after a PhD in the Netherlands?
Are you wondering what you can do for work after a PhD in the Netherlands? Do you want to explore the possibilities after your PhD, but have no idea where to start? In this blog, I list some key pitfalls you’d rather avoid & provide starting points for a Dutch job search after a PhD.
How to find jobs for historians in the Netherlands?
How do you find jobs that match your interests and skills as a historian? You have no idea where to start. Where can you search? How do you determine if something suits you? In this blog, an overview of websites with jobs for historians in the Netherlands and tips for finding a job that suits you.