Working in Germany

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What do you need for successful entry to the German labour market? Career opportunities for international specialists.

Jobs in demand in Germany

German companies are crying out for qualified staff. International applicants have good chances in these professions. Read on for the best tips and links.

German job market

How many people are in gainful employment and where do they work? Here are some key facts, and a surprising number relating to the “industrious Germans”.
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                Working in Germany

                What is working in Germany like? Why is the German labour market so attractive for foreigners? Get the most important facts.
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                A skilled worker in Germany

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                Germany facilitates the migration of skilled workers.
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                Skilled personnel welcome

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                Coffee break!
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                German for the workplace

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                Many companies have flat hierarchies
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                Business etiquette in Germany

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                Who earns what?

                Germans do not like to talk about their salaries. But we are going to spill the beans and give you the lowdown on what people earn in which professions.

                “Important signal for craft businesses”

                Whether at construction sites or in a bakeries, there is a lack of skilled workers in the craft trades. Does the planned immigration law help? Here is what the President of the Central Association of German Skilled Crafts has to say.

                Germany’s most popular jobs

                There are excellent opportunities for well-trained, qualified professionals in the German labour market. The most sought-after jobs and valuable tips for foreign applicants.