Application process and tips

Whether you're a recent graduate or a seasoned professional, applying for a job can often be complicated and demanding. The right approach and preparation, can help you navigate the process with confidence and increase your chances of success. We've outlined the steps involved in NN’s application process to help you better understand how we hire new talent. Read some useful tips and advice to craft a clear and convincing resume and cover letter. By following these steps and paying attention to the details, you can ensure that your application stands out and showcases your best qualities. 

Our application process


The recruiter and hiring manager will carefully review your profile. Within two weeks you will receive a response.

Interview(s) and online assessment

We aim to schedule the first interview within one week. Proir to your second interview we would like you to make an e-assessment.

Job offer

Are we a match? Then you will shortly receive a job offer. The recruiter will take you through the offer personally.

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Offer accepted? Congratulations! We will start the pre-employment screening and send out your contract.

About your application

Of course you can apply for more than one job at once. If you submit more than one application, it’s useful to state in your covering letter that you’re also interested in other roles. Our recruiters are happy to help.

If you’ve applied for a job but haven’t received a confirmation email, check your spam folder first. If you can’t find an email from us, contact the recruiter named in the vacancy. Contact details are shown in each vacancy text and across the website. You can call, email or WhatsApp a recruiter.

Once you’ve submitted your application, you’ll receive a confirmation email. The recruiter responsible for the vacancy will get in touch with you to let you know whether you have been selected to take part in the next round of the application process within ten working days of receiving your application.

If the vacancy is no longer on the website, it usually means it’s been filled. In this case, applying for the removed job is no longer possible but of course you can always contact one of our recruiters to ask for other opportunities.

You can always contact one of our recruiters to ask about opportunities. You can also submit an open application via so we can see if we can find a possible match based on your profile. Another option is to set a job alert via the alarm-icon on the upper right of the website. Via this way you will be notified automatically of any new vacancies that match your interests. 

Tips for applying

Read the job description and highlight the skills and qualifications that the hiring manager is looking for. Make sure to emphasize those skills and qualifications on your resume and in your cover letter. 

When applying to NN, it's important to make your motivation clear. Read the about NN page for more information about our history, services, and core values. Check the job requirements in the vacancy and emphasize where you can add value to NN. Don't forget to mention personal interests, experience, or skills that make you the ideal candidate.

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Choose a clean and simple design that is easy to read and looks professional. Avoid using too many colors or fonts that may distract the reader. 

Use bullet points and concise language to make your resume easy to read. Avoid using long paragraphs or complicated language that may confuse the reader. 

Use numbers, percentages, and specific examples to demonstrate your accomplishments. This helps to give your resume more impact and credibility. 

Check for any spelling or grammar errors and make sure your formatting is consistent. Ask a friend or family member to review your resume as well to get a second opinion.

Start with a personal greeting and a strong opening statement that grabs the reader's attention. Use this opportunity to explain why you're interested in the position and why you're a perfect match for the job. Highlight your relevant skills and experiences  in the following paragraphs. Use specific examples to demonstrate how your skills match the job requirements and how you can add value to NN. Remember to keep it brief and concise, and close the letter with a strong call-to-action.

Start by getting to know NN through our website and social media channels. Mention something that you think stands out. Explain what makes you enthusiastic about working at NN. This shows that you're genuinely interested in the position and the company. 

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