If you want to work in The Netherlands, you should be able to arrage your own transportation. Also, traveling together with other people is not preferred due to the flexibility you need for several jobs.
Do you offer housing?
Unfortunately, Start People does not offer housing. If you wish to work for Start People, you need to arrange housing in the Netherlands or in the Dutch border area.
How can I apply for a citizen service number (BSN number)
If you have the intention to stay in the Netherlands for more than four months, you must register in the personal records database of the city you live in. To do this, go to the town hall of the city where you are going to live. You will then receive a citizen service number (BSN). With this number, your employer can register you, for example, at the Tax Authorities/ Doctors, hospitals and pharmacies can also ask you for your BSN. For more information, visit the website of the City where you live or visit www.burgerservicenummer.nl.
If you intend to stay in the Netherlands for less than four months, registration in to the personal record database is not obligated. If you still want a citizen service number, you must register in the personal record database of the city you live in.
Do you arrange a citizen service number (BSN) or do I have to request it myself?
We can help you make an appointment to get your BSN number, but you must go to the appointment yourself.
What do I need to start working in the Netherlands?
You need a valid ID, BSN number on an original document from either the Tax Authorities or City (Hall) you are registered in, and a European bank account number (IBAN) in your name.
Are there costs for your services?
In The Netherlands, it is not allowed to charge money for job placement services. Therefore, our services are free.
Which websites can inform me the best about working in the Netherlands?
Brochures from the national government “new in the Netherlands” and “newcomer”
Yes, we are a member of ABU: the branch organization of the temporary employment sector. This organization guarantees that its members act according to the Dutch law.
Can I request a personal interview with you?
You are more than welcome at our office in Venlo, where our recruiters can talk to you in either Dutch, English, German and/or Polish.
Do you offer health insurance?
If you work via Start People it is possible to, I some cases, use one of our collective health insurance policies. However, if you want to stay in The Netherlands for a longer period of time, we advise you to arrange health insurance yourself.
Is it possible to only work during the early or night shift?
Some companies we work with only offer day shifts, but the most companies offer several shifts (morning-, day and night shifts). It is often not possible to work structurally in one specific shift.
I don’t speak Dutch, English or German. Are there options available at Start People?
Unfortunately, one of these three languages is required to find a job via Start People. It is important that you can communicate with our colleagues and your manager at work.
Can I receive my salary weekly?
Yes, you can choose between a weekly or a 4-weekly payment of your salary.