How to get a job

Where to look and how to apply

How to get a job

There are many routes to find out about job opportunities: newspapers, Internet, agencies, friends and relatives. A good combination of the available channels will help you to find a job quickly.

We highly recommend that you use all available media to begin your job-search. By browsing newspaper and Internet classifieds you will quickly get a good overview of the current situation in the job market. If you have them use any personal contacts to find opportunities and support your applications. In this section, we have gathered the necessary information for you in order to not miss any vacancies.

Internet job search

Internet job hunting is fast, easy and cheap. Start your job search from home and arrive in your promised land ready to take action. There are many job-sites and you can either browse offered jobs by category, or maintain your qualifications and preferences profile and the system will then tell you about suitable job offers as they are posted. Almost all job-sites for the Bulgarian market are also available in English! Start your job searching with the following list of Bulgarian job-sites:

  •  - On this site you can brows through job offers and various courses in Bulgaria or learn how to be a successful applicant.
  •  - A portal for jobs and courses with advanced option to search by specific work location, job type, category, career level etc.
  •  - A site with job opportunities and a database for job seekers. Instructions on how to apply for the post and fill out an application. Information on legal work in Bulgaria and some useful links.
  •  - Economic portal with updated ads for work in the field of economics. The site also includes links to publications for economics students.

Personal contacts

The majority of available jobs are never advertised, and over half of all employees get their jobs through personal contacts. Tell your friends, family, acquaintances, teachers, and former coworkers that you are looking for a job in Bulgaria. Develop new contacts by joining communities and professional organizations. The people that you know and the people that they know can lead to information about specific job openings abroad. And finally, don’t forget online networking. Join expats forums and job portals’ communities to find new friends and get professional contacts.

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