Start with startups
You don’t always have to be an entrepreneur to move to a new city – anyone with good skills and a lot of determination can still find steady work upon arrival, especially when that city is Berlin. The German capital has one of the most thriving startup scenes in the world, and there are a vast amount of positions and opportunities to apply for when you arrive.
The right choice for expats
One of the best markets in which expats can find work in Germany at the moment is in the tech startup sector. Berlin has a booming startup scene that holds a lot of promise and potential for international candidates of all backgrounds.
Public loans for trainings and academic studies
Everyone in Germany ought to receive the chance to have the kind of education that suits his or her inclinations and capabilities, regardless of his or her personal financial situation. That is what government education assistance is for.
Time to unlock your creativity?
By Margaret Graham.
Bestselling author and creative writing tutor. Writer in Residence Yeovil, UK.
Low unemployment despite the crisis
The great recession of 2008/2009 had a severely damaging impact on some of the world’s most powerful economies. However, the German labour market has been said by some to have experienced a miracle by maintaining an almost consistently low unemployment rate during this time.
Which legal framework fits you best?
With the tightening of tax, social security and employment issues, staffing agencies are under increased pressure to ensure that the contractors they supply are fully compliant with local regulations and as a consequence will not create liability for their clients or indeed for themselves.
Working for an E-Commerce fashion company in the heart of Berlin
Zalando is an e-commerce fashion retail company that focuses on selling shoes and fashion online. They also have the categories Zalando Sports, Zalando Kids and Zalando Beauty. Currently, Zalando sells 1,500 brands and more then 150,000 products.
Where to get information
You former boss recently fired you because he could not afford you anymore. In this situation it might be a good idea to open your own business, especially if you know what your former boss did to lose customers. Opening a business is nothing quickly done like going to the movies.