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Job application training


The purpose of having a good CV is to substantially improve your chances for securing a job interview. But how do you write an eye-catching CV that stands out from the rest of the applicants? What do you need to know to tailor your CV to the job requirements?

Besides your CV, your motivation letter is an integral part of your job application. Formulating a well-structured and convincing letter will boost your prospects to land the interview.

Once you’re invited for a job interview, what can you expect? What is a good way to prepare yourself to get the confidence you need for a successful interview and eventually landing the job you desire?


To help you to formulate an effective CV and motivation letter and to prepare you for a job interview.

Intended for

Individuals who are starting their job search in the Netherlands.


In this interactive training (Session 1 and 2), you will gain thorough understanding of the fundamentals of CV writing and motivation letters suitable for the Dutch job market while learning to adopt to the employers’ perspective. You will learn to analyse your strengths and the techniques to tailor your CV and motivation letter that is attractive and convincing for the employer. During Session 3, you will have the opportunity to practice a mock interview and receive constructive and tailored feedback from your peers and career advisors.

NOTE: This training is available for those who can attend ALL THREE SESSIONS.

Preparation for the third day

Send a letter and CV with a vacancy* you would like to apply for to the trainer.

*It is not important that the vacancy is still open or in the right geographical area. It is important that the job content appeals to you and that you would actually like to respond to it.


“Queenfishers” coaching and recruitment agency

Dates, time and location


donderdag 15 september van 09.00 tot 12.00 uur (theorie)
donderdag 22 september van 09.00 tot 12.00 uur (theorie)
dinsdag 11 oktober van 09.00 tot 12.30 (oefenen sollicitatiegesprekken)
donderdag 13 oktober van 09.00 tot 12.30 uur (oefenen sollicitatiegesprekken)

*During the part 2, the group will be split up into smaller groups for job interview practice and tailored feedback

Course fee

Participation in this training is completely free of charge.

Maximum number of participants



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