What a famous German cartoon can teach jobseekers

What a famous German cartoon can teach jobseekers

German career coach Chris Pyak explains why job seekers in the Bundesrepublik should pay attention to a particular cartoon if they're having trouble finding work.

Vacation days in Germany: What to know about your rights as an employee
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Vacation days in Germany: What to know about your rights as an employee

How the pandemic pushed Germany’s ‘mini-jobbers’ to the brink

How the pandemic pushed Germany’s ‘mini-jobbers’ to the brink

10 German words you need to know when looking for a job
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10 German words you need to know when looking for a job

Jobs in Germany: Unemployment rate drops unexpectedly

Jobs in Germany: Unemployment rate drops unexpectedly

How to convince German bosses to employ you… even without the language

How to convince German bosses to employ you… even without the language

1 mln jobs saved by reducing working hours

1 mln jobs saved by reducing working hours

Full-time employment positions declining

Full-time employment positions declining

Why German taxpayers don’t pocket their own cash until mid-July

Why German taxpayers don’t pocket their own cash until mid-July

One-third of German employees work a year in overtime ‘without pay’

One-third of German employees work a year in overtime ‘without pay’

Nearly half of Ford’s European job cuts will be in Germany

Nearly half of Ford’s European job cuts will be in Germany

‘Language is a huge barrier’: What it’s like for internationals working in Germany
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‘Language is a huge barrier’: What it’s like for internationals working in Germany

Germany’s unemployment rate at lowest level in nearly 30 years

Germany’s unemployment rate at lowest level in nearly 30 years

What’s it like for internationals working in Germany?
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What’s it like for internationals working in Germany?

German unemployment at lowest level since reunification

German unemployment at lowest level since reunification

Majority support law change to allow rejected asylum seekers to stay: survey

Majority support law change to allow rejected asylum seekers to stay: survey

Thousands more refugees are in jobs… because they’ve learned German

Thousands more refugees are in jobs… because they’ve learned German

Give rejected asylum seekers chance to work, Merkel ally says

Give rejected asylum seekers chance to work, Merkel ally says

One in three German companies can’t fill their training programmes: study

One in three German companies can’t fill their training programmes: study

Switch to e-cars will cost Germany 75,000 jobs, study finds

Switch to e-cars will cost Germany 75,000 jobs, study finds

One in every four refugees now has a job, study finds

One in every four refugees now has a job, study finds

Working internationally? Share your experiences
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Working internationally? Share your experiences

This is how much German professionals earn in different industries

This is how much German professionals earn in different industries

‘Record high’ number of vacant positions in Germany’s IT sector

‘Record high’ number of vacant positions in Germany’s IT sector

10 jobs you can do if you don’t want to teach English in Germany
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10 jobs you can do if you don’t want to teach English in Germany

Amazon announces over 2,000 new jobs in Germany this year

Amazon announces over 2,000 new jobs in Germany this year

German government predicts one million new jobs for next year

German government predicts one million new jobs for next year

Over 35,000 unfilled vacancies for carers of the old and sick in Germany

Over 35,000 unfilled vacancies for carers of the old and sick in Germany

These are the companies that German graduates are most keen to work for

These are the companies that German graduates are most keen to work for

What and where are the best and worst paid jobs in Germany?
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What and where are the best and worst paid jobs in Germany?

How Germany’s second biggest employer just got hit by a big rule change

How Germany’s second biggest employer just got hit by a big rule change

10 golden rules to know if you lose your job in Germany
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10 golden rules to know if you lose your job in Germany

Number of job openings in Germany reaches historic high

Number of job openings in Germany reaches historic high

Unemployment in Germany stays steady at historic low

Unemployment in Germany stays steady at historic low

Goodbye, Xing: the growing success of LinkedIn in Germany

Goodbye, Xing: the growing success of LinkedIn in Germany

German unemployment in January at lowest figure in over 25 years

German unemployment in January at lowest figure in over 25 years

Shortage of primary school teachers to dramatically worsen: study
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Shortage of primary school teachers to dramatically worsen: study

2.7 million workers paid less than minimum wage in 2016, study finds

2.7 million workers paid less than minimum wage in 2016, study finds

Record low German unemployment rounds off strong 2017

Record low German unemployment rounds off strong 2017

Over a dozen engineers urgently needed for bike network in Berlin
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Over a dozen engineers urgently needed for bike network in Berlin

‘Learn the language fast’: Tips for engineers looking to work in Germany
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‘Learn the language fast’: Tips for engineers looking to work in Germany

Siemens says to slash 6,900 jobs worldwide in restructuring

Siemens says to slash 6,900 jobs worldwide in restructuring

Siemens to slash thousands of jobs worldwide in power and gas unit: report

Siemens to slash thousands of jobs worldwide in power and gas unit: report

Germany could lack 3 million skilled workers by 2030, study finds

Germany could lack 3 million skilled workers by 2030, study finds

Re-elect me and I’ll eradicate unemployment, Merkel pledges

Re-elect me and I’ll eradicate unemployment, Merkel pledges

Demand for employees in Germany reaches record high

Demand for employees in Germany reaches record high

So far, only 34,000 refugees have found jobs in Germany

So far, only 34,000 refugees have found jobs in Germany

Work until 69? Germans riled by Bundesbank call

Work until 69? Germans riled by Bundesbank call

1 in 3 Germans doesn’t take holiday for fear of job loss

1 in 3 Germans doesn’t take holiday for fear of job loss

Germany passes historic law on refugee integration

Germany passes historic law on refugee integration

How your boss can still pay lower than the minimum wage

How your boss can still pay lower than the minimum wage

Germany ‘to block EU citizens from welfare for 5 years’

Germany ‘to block EU citizens from welfare for 5 years’

Germany plans for ‘right to work from home’ for a minimum of 24 days a year

Germany plans for ‘right to work from home’ for a minimum of 24 days a year

Berlin job fair gives refugees first step towards integration

Berlin job fair gives refugees first step towards integration

German jobless count falls below 2 million

German jobless count falls below 2 million

Refugees will struggle to find jobs, bank warns

Refugees will struggle to find jobs, bank warns

No end in sight to record low unemployment

No end in sight to record low unemployment

Delivery driver loses cool over sexy van ad

Delivery driver loses cool over sexy van ad

German women fear family’s impact on career

German women fear family’s impact on career

Unemployment still at record low in September

Unemployment still at record low in September

Germany can stop cash for jobless EU migrants

Germany can stop cash for jobless EU migrants

Unemployment level stays at record low

Unemployment level stays at record low

Unemployment hovers at historic low

Unemployment hovers at historic low

German unemployment hits historic low

German unemployment hits historic low

Young Euro engineers want work in Germany

Young Euro engineers want work in Germany

Minimum wage threatens Germany’s fave pickles

Minimum wage threatens Germany’s fave pickles

Minimum wage after 100 days: the verdict

Minimum wage after 100 days: the verdict

Unemployment at new post-unification low

Unemployment at new post-unification low

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Jobless numbers rise to top 3 million

More women work in east than west: Study

More women work in east than west: Study

German jobless rate lowest since unification

German jobless rate lowest since unification

Opel closes flagship Bochum factory

Opel closes flagship Bochum factory

Record numbers in work in October

Record numbers in work in October

Unions find 170,000 empty public sector jobs

Unions find 170,000 empty public sector jobs

What you can get out of a German job expo

What you can get out of a German job expo

Unemployment rate stagnates in September

Unemployment rate stagnates in September

Christian hospital right to ban headscarves – court

Christian hospital right to ban headscarves – court

Germany posts weaker job figures

Germany posts weaker job figures

80,000 trainee jobs empty as Germans opt for uni

80,000 trainee jobs empty as Germans opt for uni

Knowing your right to surf at work

Knowing your right to surf at work

Few workers in on new visa rules

Few workers in on new visa rules

Foreigners less likely to get jobs than Germans

Foreigners less likely to get jobs than Germans

Migrants held back in German job market

Migrants held back in German job market

The ten best German firms to work for

The ten best German firms to work for

JobTalk: The Local’s guide to working in Germany

JobTalk: The Local’s guide to working in Germany

Six top tips for job seekers in Germany

Six top tips for job seekers in Germany

Bavaria tries to woo back ‘bright minds’

Bavaria tries to woo back ‘bright minds’

Energy giant RWE to slash 6,700 jobs by 2016

Energy giant RWE to slash 6,700 jobs by 2016

Half of Germans have ‘never pulled a sicky’

Half of Germans have ‘never pulled a sicky’

Labour Ministry: we won’t call staff after work

Labour Ministry: we won’t call staff after work

Germany and Spain sign corporate credit deal

Germany and Spain sign corporate credit deal

Au pairs rules relax for non-German families

Au pairs rules relax for non-German families

Germany looking to China for nursing power

Germany looking to China for nursing power

Immigrants ‘doing better at school and work’

Immigrants ‘doing better at school and work’

Germany ‘best EU state for migrant job hunters’

Germany ‘best EU state for migrant job hunters’

Unemployment to keep falling in 2012

Unemployment to keep falling in 2012

Unions call more public sector staff to strike

Unions call more public sector staff to strike

Sarkozy wants France to be more like Germany

Sarkozy wants France to be more like Germany

Germans work six weeks a year longer than French

Germans work six weeks a year longer than French

Tax shake-up means up to €160 more in 2012

Tax shake-up means up to €160 more in 2012

Government ‘cut 100,000 from jobless figures’

Government ‘cut 100,000 from jobless figures’

Energy giant RWE plans massive job cuts

Energy giant RWE plans massive job cuts

CDU at loggerheads over minimum wage

CDU at loggerheads over minimum wage

FDP calls for benefits cuts for older jobseekers

FDP calls for benefits cuts for older jobseekers

Workers not as happy as they used to be

Workers not as happy as they used to be

Despite skills shortage, many qualified workers remain jobless

Despite skills shortage, many qualified workers remain jobless

Union calls for lunchtime naps

Union calls for lunchtime naps

Spaniards flock to Germany as eastern Europeans stay away

Spaniards flock to Germany as eastern Europeans stay away

Low-paid ‘mini-jobs’ on the rise

Low-paid ‘mini-jobs’ on the rise

Immigration about skills, not faith, minister says

Immigration about skills, not faith, minister says

Deutsche Bank criticises German export fixation

Deutsche Bank criticises German export fixation

One ninth of German workforce made redundant during crisis

One ninth of German workforce made redundant during crisis

More German professionals taking on second jobs

More German professionals taking on second jobs

Managers demand Merkel stop payment regulation plans

Managers demand Merkel stop payment regulation plans

Unions call for security for those who lose out in financial crisis

Unions call for security for those who lose out in financial crisis

BASF suspends work and cuts profit target

BASF suspends work and cuts profit target

Rürup says full employment possible in a decade

Rürup says full employment possible in a decade

One in four German families live below poverty line

One in four German families live below poverty line

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Only slight increase in unemployment

German firms apply for Kurzarbeit for nearly 12 million workers during coronavirus pandemic

German firms apply for Kurzarbeit for nearly 12 million workers during coronavirus pandemic