Your German Payslip Explained – Some Typical Deductions

  Your German Payslip Explained - Some Typical Deductions   You've arrived at the end of your first month in Germany. You are extremely happy that you have finally been paid after a stressful relocation, a busy first month frantically figuring out how to set up health...

Moving To Germany Without A Job – Is It Possible?

  Moving To Germany Without A Job - Is It Possible?   Moving to Germany without a job seems scary and risky. And if you do decide to, will it still be possible for you to settle and survive within a relatively short period of time? YES, it is possible, is the simple...

A Guide To Foreign Qualification Recognition In Germany

  A Guide To Foreign Qualification Recognition In Germany   Live Work Germany has teamed up to bring a guest post by Employland, giving you a thorough guide around the process for foreign qualification recognition in Germany. Employland is an internet platform...

What An Expat In Germany Learned From 3 Months In Nigeria

What An Expat In Germany Learned From 3 Months In Nigeria   I recently returned from a 3 month work assignment in Lagos, Nigeria: Africa’s most populous country at around 185 million people and rising fast. That’s the population of the UK, Germany and Spain combined....

How To Find English Speaking Jobs In Germany: Part II

How To Find English Speaking Jobs In Germany: Part II   The second part of this guide looks into actual websites and resources which will prove useful in searching for English speaking jobs in Germany. Whereas Part I was more about setting the scene around the "how",...

How To Find English Speaking Jobs In Germany: Part I

  How To Find English Speaking Jobs In Germany: Part I   This has been a popular post and is indeed a commonly featured question is on various expat forums! Part I looks at the question from a more holistic perspective, whereas Part II gives the lowdown on the most...

A 12-Step Guide To Surviving German Work Culture

  A 12-Step Guide To Surviving German Work Culture   Now, before I start this post, I have to reiterate that not all workplaces are the same and various factors can affect the culture of an office. As with in your home country, a legal or accountancy practice is...

5 Key Tips For Applying For Jobs In Germany

  5 Key Tips for Applying for Jobs in Germany   In Germany there are some key differences between the job application process here and in most English speaking countries. Here are 5 of the key ones to help you on your way.   Rule 1: Include a Photo on Your CV   I...

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