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I want to apply for the R&D position in large high-tech company in Netherlands. I currently work in academia and I have never worked in a private company.
When applying for the job in the Netherlands, is it common practice to require a reference letter?
Feb 15, 2018 at 19:02
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Whenever I have searched for a high-tech job in the Netherlands I was almost never asked for reference letters.
Normally you are required a CV/resume and a cover letter, sometimes a list of exam with grades, but reference letters is not really requested as common practice.
Feb 19, 2018 at 4:11
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Reference letter? No. References in general? Yes.
I work for a large contractor and am currently working as a developer at a high-tech company in Eindhoven area on the R&D department. This company did not ask for references. The previous project that I worked on was in finances and did require references.
Feb 20, 2018 at 15:16
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