Highly educated, multilingual and enterprising workforce
The Netherlands features one of the most highly educated, multilingual, enterprising and motivated workforces in Europe: 40% of the workforce possess either a college or university degree, 80% speak English, the high number of entrepreneurs (ranked 3rd in terms of number of entrepreneurs, %) and high motivation (the IMD World Competitiveness survey ranks the Dutch workforce second in the world in terms of motivation).
These characteristics enables Dutch employees to successfully operate in companies in any industry serving customers throughout the world, which is acknowledged by many global companies.
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|Source: European cities monitor 2010|