The Netherlands is well known for its highly educated, multilingual and flexible workforce. Moreover, the people in Region North of Amsterdam have an hands-on mentality in business.
There are universities close by, in Amsterdam, Leiden and Wageningen, and universities of applied science(s) in Alkmaar, Hoorn and Den Helder. In Bergen (Alkmaar) the European School provides international primary and secondary education.
The number of scientifically educated employed people rises by 43% and there are over 12,000 students in higher education in Region Noord-Holland Noord. The unemployment rate is way below national average.
Also important: workers in Noord-Holland Noord are known for being conscientious and loyal to their employers.