Frequently asked questions

Questions and answers about jobs, staff and Larex

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Looking for a job

Questions and answer if you are looking for a job with Larex.

I subscribed to the Larex newsletter but didn’t receive the newsletter?

This can have several causes. 1) Check the spamfilter. The newsletter is sent from info@larex.nl. If your spamfilter is blocking this e-mail address you can add it to the white-list to secure arrival. 2) We didn’t properly proces your subscription. Please contact the Larex headquarter in Holland so we can verify your subscription.

Can the temporary staff of Larex work on projects in Belgium?

Yes; Larex Personeelsbemiddeling has an official registration as an approved agency in Belgium. Temporary staff of Larex is allowed to work in Belgium. For administrative purposes: please inform Larex beforehand when work will be carried out in Belgium so that we can do the appropriate paperwork. If you have questions regarding the use of temporary staff in Belgium? Please contact 088-4949600.

Can I get health insurance for my wife and children in The Netherlands?

This is only possible if you have a family health insurance policy in your homeland. The registration of your family members can be done via the E106 form.

The health insurance organisation will proces this automatically. Please note that the insurance for your family will not be registered at HollandZorg, but at CVZ (the parent company).

The insurance invoice for your family will be sent to your home and you have to pay this yourself. Larex cannot deduct the costs for family health insurance from your wages. Attention: the invoice CVZ sents to your home is an invoice for a year!

I have no means of transportation but would like to work in Holland. Is that possible?

In order to get to work, some means of transportation is required. We support employees by arranging transportation for them. This can be via carpooling with colleagues or employees can make use of Larex Volkswagen Caddy.

Do you also have work for people from other countries in Europe?

Yes we do. We can fullfill our vacancies with technical skilled staff from European countries

If I see a job I am interested in. Will the job interview be in Holland?

If it is the first time you apply for a job in Holland, and you are in another country,  then the first interviews will be done In by our local agents of by phone. If you are in Holland and apply for another job in Holland then you can have an interview in Holland in one of our Dutch offices. If your new employer requires an interview also, then we will introduce you in Holland at the office of the new employer.

Work for Larex

Questions and answers if you work for Larex.

What do I do if I have to return to my home country in case of emergency

Your account manager and your supervisor at your workplace are familiar with emergency procedures. After consulting with your Accountmanager and your manager at your workplace, you can immediately return to your country of origin for urgent matters.

If you have emergency after working hours? In that case, send an SMS, a WhatsApp message or leave a voicemail message with your accountmanager and supervisor and explain the reasons for your sudden departure home.

Can the temporary staff of Larex work on projects in Belgium?

Yes; Larex Personeelsbemiddeling has an official registration as an approved agency in Belgium. Temporary staff of Larex is allowed to work in Belgium. For administrative purposes: please inform Larex beforehand when work will be carried out in Belgium so that we can do the appropriate paperwork. If you have questions regarding the use of temporary staff in Belgium? Please contact 088-4949600.

Does Larex have a health insurance for temp workers?

Yes; Larex has a contract with HollandZorg, a collective health insurance provider for foreign temporary workers in the Netherlands. Please fill in the authorization form you receive when you start working for Larex. Larex will arrange the health insurance with HollandZorg for you. The health insurance costs will be deducted from your salary automatically. If you have questions about health insurance, please contact the nearest office.

Can I get health insurance for my wife and children in The Netherlands?

This is only possible if you have a family health insurance policy in your homeland. The registration of your family members can be done via the E106 form.

The health insurance organisation will proces this automatically. Please note that the insurance for your family will not be registered at HollandZorg, but at CVZ (the parent company).

The insurance invoice for your family will be sent to your home and you have to pay this yourself. Larex cannot deduct the costs for family health insurance from your wages. Attention: the invoice CVZ sents to your home is an invoice for a year!

How do I know how many vacation hours I have? (Because the pay slip only shows amounts)

With the amount which is indicated under “Vacation hours” you can calculate your vacation hours. This is the calculation: vacation hour amount / gross salary = vacation hours.

I have no means of transportation but would like to work in Holland. Is that possible?

In order to get to work, some means of transportation is required. We support employees by arranging transportation for them. This can be via carpooling with colleagues or employees can make use of Larex Volkswagen Caddy.

What to do in case of illness?

Please contact Larex personally on the first day of illness before 9 AM. Call +31 570-517115 and inform our salary department about your absence from work and the expected duration. You can ask for a contactperson in your own language.

Looking for craftsmen

Questions and answers if you are a company and you would like to hire skilled craftsmen

I subscribed to the Larex newsletter but didn’t receive the newsletter?

This can have several causes. 1) Check the spamfilter. The newsletter is sent from info@larex.nl. If your spamfilter is blocking this e-mail address you can add it to the white-list to secure arrival. 2) We didn’t properly proces your subscription. Please contact the Larex headquarter in Holland so we can verify your subscription.

Does your workforce speak Dutch?

Our workforce has their origin in the countries: Germany, Poland, Slovakia, Czech Republic, In general they speak their mothertongue and other languages like English, German and sometimes even Dutch. If you would like your employee to speak a certain language then we can select the correct workforce for you. Depending on the availability at that monent.

Does your personnel bring their own tools?

We generally provide our staff with a basic set of tools to work with. On request we can provide them with specific tools. Please indicate to your accountmanager which tools the worker needs to have in his tool kit. Please check out the page Safety & Tools where you can find more information.

Can your staff work independently?

Yes. In general our staff is capable of working independently. They are well trained and have multiple years experience in their trade. Please indicate to your accountmanager that the desired temporary worker needs to work independently and they will select the right worker from our workforce.

Is it possible to hire temporary staff who have a VCA certificate?

This is possible. We have employees with the VCA certificate in our workforce. Please indicate to your account manager that VCA certificate is required for your project or your company.

About Larex

Questions and answers about our company

I subscribed to the Larex newsletter but didn’t receive the newsletter?

This can have several causes. 1) Check the spamfilter. The newsletter is sent from info@larex.nl. If your spamfilter is blocking this e-mail address you can add it to the white-list to secure arrival. 2) We didn’t properly proces your subscription. Please contact the Larex headquarter in Holland so we can verify your subscription.

Work in Holland

Questions and answers about working in Holland.

How to get sofi number (BSN number) and how long does it take?

Sofi number, is neccesary to work legally in the Netherlands. You can apply for a Sofi number at Dutch governmental institutions and you can authorize Larex in writing to attange a Sofi number for you. It will take about 10 days to receive a Sofi number, and during the holiday this could take even more time. During this time you are allowed to work in Holland but you cannot receive total compensation (only a deposit). The rest of your earnings will be paid when the Sofi number is active.