EXPLAINED: The ‘special’ days when you can get paid time off in Germany
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EXPLAINED: The ‘special’ days when you can get paid time off in Germany

It's not just for vacations or sick leave: there are many situations in Germany where you can take paid time off. We break them down.

Germany to raise Hartz IV unemployment benefit by just three euros

Germany to raise Hartz IV unemployment benefit by just three euros

Jobs in Germany roundup: Spike in startups and can tattoos influence your application?
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Jobs in Germany roundup: Spike in startups and can tattoos influence your application?

Working in Germany: A weekly roundup of the latest news and talking points
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Working in Germany: A weekly roundup of the latest news and talking points

What you need to know about teaching English in Germany
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What you need to know about teaching English in Germany

Working in Germany: A weekly roundup of the latest jobs news and talking points
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Working in Germany: A weekly roundup of the latest jobs news and talking points

Working in Germany: A weekly roundup of the latest jobs news and talking points
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Working in Germany: A weekly roundup of the latest jobs news and talking points

REVEALED: How much do employees really earn across Germany’s states?
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REVEALED: How much do employees really earn across Germany’s states?

Kurzarbeit: German minister plans to extend reduced working hours scheme

Kurzarbeit: German minister plans to extend reduced working hours scheme

Working in Germany: A weekly roundup of the latest jobs news and talking points
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Working in Germany: A weekly roundup of the latest jobs news and talking points

German unemployment rate drops after Covid restrictions relaxed

German unemployment rate drops after Covid restrictions relaxed

Covid sceptics launch German job site for ‘unvaccinated people only’

Covid sceptics launch German job site for ‘unvaccinated people only’

Germany ‘desperately searching’ for skilled workers to plug shortage

Germany ‘desperately searching’ for skilled workers to plug shortage

Everything that changes in Germany in June 2021
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Everything that changes in Germany in June 2021

OPINION: How to build trust with your German employer

OPINION: How to build trust with your German employer

Free Covid tests for staff: These are Germany’s new rules for employers

Free Covid tests for staff: These are Germany’s new rules for employers

German job market rides out coronavirus spike

German job market rides out coronavirus spike

Airbus reaches deal to avoid firing thousands of people in Germany

Airbus reaches deal to avoid firing thousands of people in Germany

German unemployment rate rises for first time since June

German unemployment rate rises for first time since June

What a famous German cartoon can teach jobseekers

What a famous German cartoon can teach jobseekers

REVEALED: Which jobs in Germany have the best salaries and pay rises?
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REVEALED: Which jobs in Germany have the best salaries and pay rises?

How to find work when you’re new to a city
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How to find work when you’re new to a city

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

Germany makes new prediction for jobs and economy in 2021

Germany makes new prediction for jobs and economy in 2021

Six golden rules for creating the ideal German cover letter and résumé
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Six golden rules for creating the ideal German cover letter and résumé

Job fears grow in Germany as coronavirus closes shops again

Job fears grow in Germany as coronavirus closes shops again

Tesla to build ‘world’s largest’ battery plant near Berlin

Tesla to build ‘world’s largest’ battery plant near Berlin

Germany plans €17 billion aid to companies and freelancers for extended shutdown

Germany plans €17 billion aid to companies and freelancers for extended shutdown

‘Help shape the future’: Tesla advertises over 300 jobs for new Gigafactory near Berlin

‘Help shape the future’: Tesla advertises over 300 jobs for new Gigafactory near Berlin

Pandemic predicted to cut a million medium-sized jobs in Germany

Pandemic predicted to cut a million medium-sized jobs in Germany

Germany sees increase in number of startups ‘launched by people with migrant background’

Germany sees increase in number of startups ‘launched by people with migrant background’

Germany extends support for pandemic-hit companies into mid-2021

Germany extends support for pandemic-hit companies into mid-2021

21 phrases to help you get on in a German office

21 phrases to help you get on in a German office

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

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

These twelve companies pay the highest wages in Germany

These twelve companies pay the highest wages in Germany

Top 10 German firms with the highest-paid employees

Top 10 German firms with the highest-paid employees

Why you should teach English in Germany

Why you should teach English in Germany

Three obstacles for foreigners in Germany

Three obstacles for foreigners in Germany

Germany set to launch new universal basic income trial

Germany set to launch new universal basic income trial

Germany named best European country for startups for second year running

Germany named best European country for startups for second year running

Jobs: Germany poised to extend Kurzarbeit scheme

Jobs: Germany poised to extend Kurzarbeit scheme

Is a four-day working week possible in Germany?
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Is a four-day working week possible in Germany?

German unemployment rate remains stable as economy takes record plunge

German unemployment rate remains stable as economy takes record plunge

Thousands of employees from Germany’s Daimler trim hours to save jobs

Thousands of employees from Germany’s Daimler trim hours to save jobs

Nearly half of German firms to allow working from home after coronavirus crisis

Nearly half of German firms to allow working from home after coronavirus crisis

Who belongs to the top 10 percent of earners in Germany?

Who belongs to the top 10 percent of earners in Germany?

Why the coronavirus crisis is hitting people with mini-jobs in Germany particularly hard

Why the coronavirus crisis is hitting people with mini-jobs in Germany particularly hard

German car giant BMW slated to slash 6,000 jobs this year

German car giant BMW slated to slash 6,000 jobs this year

Opel workers reject GM job cut plans

Opel workers reject GM job cut plans

1 mln jobs saved by reducing working hours

1 mln jobs saved by reducing working hours

Unemployment insurance tipped to rise

Unemployment insurance tipped to rise

DAX companies cut 116,000 jobs in 2009

DAX companies cut 116,000 jobs in 2009

Germans back tax on bankers’ bonuses

Germans back tax on bankers’ bonuses

Full-time employment positions declining

Full-time employment positions declining

More than one in seven Germans on poverty line

More than one in seven Germans on poverty line

Deutsche Bahn to cut 14,000 jobs

Deutsche Bahn to cut 14,000 jobs

Deutsche Bank’s Ackermann says banks to follow G20 on bonuses

Deutsche Bank’s Ackermann says banks to follow G20 on bonuses

Schäuble says German deficit to surge in 2010

Schäuble says German deficit to surge in 2010

Daimler: Sindelfingen jobs safe until 2020

Daimler: Sindelfingen jobs safe until 2020

Merkel calls taxing bankers’ bonuses a ‘charming’ idea

Merkel calls taxing bankers’ bonuses a ‘charming’ idea

Germany to accept more foreign academic credentials

Germany to accept more foreign academic credentials

Opel expected to turn a profit in 2009

Opel expected to turn a profit in 2009

Economies of eastern German states show more spark

Economies of eastern German states show more spark

Shorter working hours keep lid on joblessness

Shorter working hours keep lid on joblessness

MAN loses another executive as fines loom

MAN loses another executive as fines loom

Steel giant Thyssenkrupp to slash 20,000 jobs

Steel giant Thyssenkrupp to slash 20,000 jobs

Benefits for reduced working hours extended

Benefits for reduced working hours extended

Business confidence jumps as growth picks up

Business confidence jumps as growth picks up

MAN chief executive resigns amid woes

MAN chief executive resigns amid woes

Financial crash as significant as fall of Berlin Wall, says Schäuble

Financial crash as significant as fall of Berlin Wall, says Schäuble

Deutsche Bahn to seal huge rail deal with Qatar

Deutsche Bahn to seal huge rail deal with Qatar

Student protests prod officials toward education reforms

Student protests prod officials toward education reforms

Berlin stokes foreign investor land rush

Berlin stokes foreign investor land rush

Brüderle’s refusal to help Opel angers state premiers

Brüderle’s refusal to help Opel angers state premiers

More economic pain, job losses to come: minister

More economic pain, job losses to come: minister

Economy continues rebound from recession

Economy continues rebound from recession

Opel is not the world

Opel is not the world

Kurzarbeit: German partial unemployment ‘to exceed 2009 financial crisis level’

Kurzarbeit: German partial unemployment ‘to exceed 2009 financial crisis level’

Kurzarbeit: Germany bets on tried-and-tested tool for coronavirus jobs crisis

Kurzarbeit: Germany bets on tried-and-tested tool for coronavirus jobs crisis

10 things you need to know about Germany’s new law to attract skilled foreign workers
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10 things you need to know about Germany’s new law to attract skilled foreign workers

How the minimum wage has ‘increased productivity’ in Germany

How the minimum wage has ‘increased productivity’ in Germany

Working in Germany: Where are the most jobs in the car industry?
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Working in Germany: Where are the most jobs in the car industry?

Working in Germany: Berlin startups create 19,000 new jobs
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Working in Germany: Berlin startups create 19,000 new jobs

How the commute to work in Germany is changing

How the commute to work in Germany is changing

Integration in Germany: Half of refugees ‘find jobs within five years’

Integration in Germany: Half of refugees ‘find jobs within five years’

EXPLAINED: How to understand your German payslip
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EXPLAINED: How to understand your German payslip

Working in Germany: How to write the perfect cover letter in English

Working in Germany: How to write the perfect cover letter in English

Why the number of self-employed people in Germany is rising

Why the number of self-employed people in Germany is rising

Explained: Why Germany is vulnerable to US car tariffs

Explained: Why Germany is vulnerable to US car tariffs

Why are more and more people in Germany working multiple jobs?

Why are more and more people in Germany working multiple jobs?

Police to lower German language requirements to encourage more recruits

Police to lower German language requirements to encourage more recruits

From Galapagos to Germany: My workplace goal of 2020
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From Galapagos to Germany: My workplace goal of 2020

German carmakers beat global sales slump amid job cut woes

German carmakers beat global sales slump amid job cut woes

Why has German car production hit a 22-year low?

Why has German car production hit a 22-year low?

German jobless count ‘stable’ after recession warning

German jobless count ‘stable’ after recession warning

Five things to know about working for an NGO in Germany

Five things to know about working for an NGO in Germany

‘Germany needs 500,000 new immigrants every year’

‘Germany needs 500,000 new immigrants every year’

Car sector weakness saps industrial jobs in Germany

Car sector weakness saps industrial jobs in Germany

How Germany is set to make it easier for non-EU skilled workers to enter the labour market
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How Germany is set to make it easier for non-EU skilled workers to enter the labour market

What are the top holiday jobs for students in Germany?

What are the top holiday jobs for students in Germany?

Thousands of steel workers protest against German job cuts

Thousands of steel workers protest against German job cuts

Germany aims to protect tech firms from foreign takeovers

Germany aims to protect tech firms from foreign takeovers

Audi set to slash 9,500 jobs in Germany

Audi set to slash 9,500 jobs in Germany

This is how much employees earn in Germany

This is how much employees earn in Germany

Do you really need to see a doctor to stay off work in Germany?
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Do you really need to see a doctor to stay off work in Germany?

German car parts giant Continental to cut 5,500 jobs

German car parts giant Continental to cut 5,500 jobs

German luxury carmaker Daimler set to slash jobs to save €1 billion

German luxury carmaker Daimler set to slash jobs to save €1 billion

What does Tesla’s Berlin touchdown mean for German carmakers?

What does Tesla’s Berlin touchdown mean for German carmakers?

New Tesla factory near Berlin to create ‘up to 10,000 jobs’

New Tesla factory near Berlin to create ‘up to 10,000 jobs’

Explained: Why are Hartz IV benefits so controversial in Germany?
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Explained: Why are Hartz IV benefits so controversial in Germany?

One in three people in Germany ‘will have migrant background in 20 years’

One in three people in Germany ‘will have migrant background in 20 years’

Working in Germany: Why you should apply for a job in November

Working in Germany: Why you should apply for a job in November

Revealed: This is the extent of sexual harassment in Germany’s workplaces
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Revealed: This is the extent of sexual harassment in Germany’s workplaces

Do ‘foreign-sounding names’ trigger racism in German HR?

Do ‘foreign-sounding names’ trigger racism in German HR?

Deutsche Bank set to cut 9,000 jobs in Germany

Deutsche Bank set to cut 9,000 jobs in Germany

Good knowledge of German results in ‘better pay’ for foreigners
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Good knowledge of German results in ‘better pay’ for foreigners

Stark divide in wages between east and west Germany persists 30 years on

Stark divide in wages between east and west Germany persists 30 years on

Wind power giant Vestas to cut 600 jobs in Denmark and Germany

Wind power giant Vestas to cut 600 jobs in Denmark and Germany

Working in Germany: It’s a myth you need to speak German to land a job

Working in Germany: It’s a myth you need to speak German to land a job

How Bavaria plans to shake up German working time rules
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How Bavaria plans to shake up German working time rules

How to reach out to German employers on LinkedIn or Xing

How to reach out to German employers on LinkedIn or Xing

VIDEO: Seven jobs you can only do in Germany

VIDEO: Seven jobs you can only do in Germany

Jobs in Germany: Four out of 10 new employees hired on a limited contract

Jobs in Germany: Four out of 10 new employees hired on a limited contract

A few months till Christmas – and why this matters for finding a job in Germany

A few months till Christmas – and why this matters for finding a job in Germany

German unemployment stable despite recession warning

German unemployment stable despite recession warning

How to get a job in Germany if you don’t fit all the criteria

How to get a job in Germany if you don’t fit all the criteria

Working in Germany: The three tricks to impressing managers

Working in Germany: The three tricks to impressing managers

Car market slowdown ‘threatens jobs’ at Germany’s Bosch

Car market slowdown ‘threatens jobs’ at Germany’s Bosch

Refugees integrating ‘faster than expected’ into Germany’s labour market

Refugees integrating ‘faster than expected’ into Germany’s labour market

Here’s where employees earn the most (and least) in Germany
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Here’s where employees earn the most (and least) in Germany

Explained: Who are the foreign workers coming to Germany?
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Explained: Who are the foreign workers coming to Germany?

How to get hired in Germany when your qualifications aren’t recognized

How to get hired in Germany when your qualifications aren’t recognized

‘Employees have a right to work from home’: Calls for German heatwave action plan

‘Employees have a right to work from home’: Calls for German heatwave action plan

How embracing Germany’s naysayers could help you get a job

How embracing Germany’s naysayers could help you get a job

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’

‘It’s a restart’: Why Deutsche Bank is slashing over 18,000 jobs

‘It’s a restart’: Why Deutsche Bank is slashing over 18,000 jobs

What you need to know about filing your tax return in Germany
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What you need to know about filing your tax return in Germany

How to be seen as the best candidate for that job in Germany

How to be seen as the best candidate for that job in Germany

Deutsche Bank could slash up to 20,000 jobs

Deutsche Bank could slash up to 20,000 jobs

Chemical giant BASF to slash 3,000 jobs in Germany

Chemical giant BASF to slash 3,000 jobs in Germany

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

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

Is it ever legally too hot to go to work or school in Germany?
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Is it ever legally too hot to go to work or school in Germany?

East German workers push for same reduced hours as west

East German workers push for same reduced hours as west

Which German companies want to hire foreigners?

Which German companies want to hire foreigners?

German pools cut opening hours amid lifeguard shortage

German pools cut opening hours amid lifeguard shortage

Siemens to cut 1,400 jobs in Germany

Siemens to cut 1,400 jobs in Germany

Why it’s a myth you need to know German to get a job

Why it’s a myth you need to know German to get a job

What Germany’s new controversial immigration laws mean for foreign workers
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What Germany’s new controversial immigration laws mean for foreign workers

Explained: How Germany plans to fight its drastic shortage of care workers
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Explained: How Germany plans to fight its drastic shortage of care workers

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German unemployment rate rises for first time in five years

German unemployment rate rises for first time in five years

REVEALED: These are the best and worst paid jobs in Germany
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REVEALED: These are the best and worst paid jobs in Germany

Do internationals face discrimination in the German workplace?
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Do internationals face discrimination in the German workplace?

‘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

German workers should be paid for overtime: EU court

German workers should be paid for overtime: EU court

Brexit drives British firms to Germany: Report

Brexit drives British firms to Germany: Report

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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?

Yoga can count as vocational training: Berlin court

Yoga can count as vocational training: Berlin court

Bayer to cut 4,500 jobs in Germany

Bayer to cut 4,500 jobs in Germany

FOCUS: How Italians are filling the gaps in the German job market

FOCUS: How Italians are filling the gaps in the German job market

Ford to slash over 5,000 jobs in Germany

Ford to slash over 5,000 jobs in Germany

‘10,000 jobs in grave danger’: Unions warn of Deutsche-Commerzbank merger

‘10,000 jobs in grave danger’: Unions warn of Deutsche-Commerzbank merger

Volkswagen set to cut up to 7,000 jobs

Volkswagen set to cut up to 7,000 jobs

‘Negative effects will occur’: No-deal Brexit threatens German jobs

‘Negative effects will occur’: No-deal Brexit threatens German jobs

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Study: German job market needs immigration from outside of EU

Study: German job market needs immigration from outside of EU

No-deal Brexit could cost Germany 100,000 jobs, according to study

No-deal Brexit could cost Germany 100,000 jobs, according to study

German software giant SAP to slash 3,000 jobs

German software giant SAP to slash 3,000 jobs

My German career: ‘Learning German should just be the side effect of a really fun activity.’

My German career: ‘Learning German should just be the side effect of a really fun activity.’

German military looks to recruit in other EU nations

German military looks to recruit in other EU nations

‘Historic day’ as Germany takes step forward in relaxing rules for foreign workers

‘Historic day’ as Germany takes step forward in relaxing rules for foreign workers

Rolls-Royce to switch work to Germany over Brexit

Rolls-Royce to switch work to Germany over Brexit

VW says it can’t rule out job cuts amid plans for electric new start

VW says it can’t rule out job cuts amid plans for electric new start

German firm Bayer to cut 12,000 jobs, many of them in Germany

German firm Bayer to cut 12,000 jobs, many of them in Germany

German competition watchdog launches probe against Amazon

German competition watchdog launches probe against Amazon

German unemployment hits fresh record low

German unemployment hits fresh record low

Pandemic to ‘cut thousands of banking jobs’ in Frankfurt

Pandemic to ‘cut thousands of banking jobs’ in Frankfurt

How Germany plans to fight worker shortage with new immigration law

How Germany plans to fight worker shortage with new immigration law

How the Greens co-leader wants to ditch Germany’s controversial benefits system Hartz IV

How the Greens co-leader wants to ditch Germany’s controversial benefits system Hartz IV

100 years later, Germany calls the 8-hour working day into question

100 years later, Germany calls the 8-hour working day into question

Schnappsidee! Meet the Berlin barman serving up laughs as well as cocktails

Schnappsidee! Meet the Berlin barman serving up laughs as well as cocktails

Why Brexit is a double-edged sword for Germany: Special report

Why Brexit is a double-edged sword for Germany: Special report

My German career: How a Syrian soap shop owner in Berlin cleaned up his act
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My German career: How a Syrian soap shop owner in Berlin cleaned up his act

Employers must pay for travel time on the job, German court rules

Employers must pay for travel time on the job, German court rules

Tough CO2 targets ‘could cost 100,000 jobs’: VW chief

Tough CO2 targets ‘could cost 100,000 jobs’: VW chief

German car industry warns CO2 targets put jobs at risk

German car industry warns CO2 targets put jobs at risk

‘I want to encourage people to leave the city and take their kids outside’
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‘I want to encourage people to leave the city and take their kids outside’

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

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

Good news for waiters: minimum wage set to rise twice

Good news for waiters: minimum wage set to rise twice

Deutsche Telekom to slash 10,000 jobs worldwide at subsidiary

Deutsche Telekom to slash 10,000 jobs worldwide at subsidiary

Minimum wage is about to ‘rise significantly’, labour minister says

Minimum wage is about to ‘rise significantly’, labour minister says

This is how much politicians earn in Germany’s various parliaments

This is how much politicians earn in Germany’s various parliaments

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

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

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Deutsche Bank to cut more than 7,000 jobs over profitability

Deutsche Bank to cut more than 7,000 jobs over profitability

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

Deutsche Post under fire for penalizing employees who call in sick too often

Deutsche Post under fire for penalizing employees who call in sick too often

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

How The Local can help recruit your dream colleague
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How The Local can help recruit your dream colleague

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?

‘Best deal in years’: 2.3 million public workers get big pay rise after weeks of strikes

‘Best deal in years’: 2.3 million public workers get big pay rise after weeks of strikes

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

Everything you need to know about setting up a business in Germany
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Everything you need to know about setting up a business in Germany

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

LinkedIn to open second German office in Berlin

LinkedIn to open second German office in Berlin

Study: What’s in a name? A six-figure salary for these names in Germany

Study: What’s in a name? A six-figure salary for these names in Germany

Strikes in Rhine region bring public transport to halt: what you need to know

Strikes in Rhine region bring public transport to halt: what you need to know

Berlin mayor backs ‘basic income’ to tackle capital’s unemployment

Berlin mayor backs ‘basic income’ to tackle capital’s unemployment

Zalando to cut 250 staff and replace them with algorithms

Zalando to cut 250 staff and replace them with algorithms

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

German economic growth will remain constant or speed up in 2018: analysts

German economic growth will remain constant or speed up in 2018: analysts

Digitalization will destroy every tenth German job within five years: survey

Digitalization will destroy every tenth German job within five years: survey

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

Thousands of metalworkers to down tools this week

Thousands of metalworkers to down tools this week

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

Industrial strikes loom as talks with German union collapse

Industrial strikes loom as talks with German union collapse

Europe roots for German union in battle for higher pay

Europe roots for German union in battle for higher pay

Time over money? Germany’s largest union defends 28-hour week

Time over money? Germany’s largest union defends 28-hour week

Lufthansa to hire 8,000 new workers in 2018

Lufthansa to hire 8,000 new workers in 2018

Metalworkers start strikes for pay rise and 28-hour work week

Metalworkers start strikes for pay rise and 28-hour work week

Record low German unemployment rounds off strong 2017

Record low German unemployment rounds off strong 2017

ThyssenKrupp steelworkers seal job security deal ahead of Tata merger

ThyssenKrupp steelworkers seal job security deal ahead of Tata merger

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

10 ways to optimize your application in the German job market
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10 ways to optimize your application in the German job market

Unemployment in Germany rock-steady at historic lows

Unemployment in Germany rock-steady at historic lows

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

Row breaks out over draft German law that uses only feminine titles

Row breaks out over draft German law that uses only feminine titles

Pay gap also affects gay men in Germany, study reveals

Pay gap also affects gay men in Germany, study reveals

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

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

Court rules that crunching another man’s nuts at work is sexual assault

Court rules that crunching another man’s nuts at work is sexual assault

Spaniards find El Dorado in Germany, but only temporarily

Spaniards find El Dorado in Germany, but only temporarily

Demand for employees in Germany reaches record high

Demand for employees in Germany reaches record high

Germany to have up to 760,000 new jobs by year’s end: report

Germany to have up to 760,000 new jobs by year’s end: report

Report reveals why it’s never been better to find work in Germany

Report reveals why it’s never been better to find work in Germany

Why Germans need far less supervision at work than Americans

Why Germans need far less supervision at work than Americans

Why German is dominating the European job market

Why German is dominating the European job market

Berlin startup offers a year with no money worries

Berlin startup offers a year with no money worries

German unemployment hits record low despite Brexit gloom

German unemployment hits record low despite Brexit gloom

This is how much you should earn for your age in Germany

This is how much you should earn for your age in Germany

Germany to see record ‘job boom’ in 2017: report

Germany to see record ‘job boom’ in 2017: report

German wages rise strongly for third year in row

German wages rise strongly for third year in row

These German jobs pay women the least compared to men

These German jobs pay women the least compared to men

Amazon seeks 2,000 new techies in Germany – and they’re advertising in English

Amazon seeks 2,000 new techies in Germany – and they’re advertising in English

This map shows where in Germany professionals earn the most

This map shows where in Germany professionals earn the most

Speak German? Want to work from home? Here’s a job for you
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Speak German? Want to work from home? Here’s a job for you

‘Signs of improvement’: Here’s the current outlook on jobs in Germany

‘Signs of improvement’: Here’s the current outlook on jobs in Germany

Why there’s never been a better time to find a job in Berlin

Why there’s never been a better time to find a job in Berlin

These German companies have the happiest workers

These German companies have the happiest workers

Germany will soon have more refugees in work than out: report

Germany will soon have more refugees in work than out: report

Germany puts refugees to work … for one euro

Germany puts refugees to work … for one euro

German men STILL paid 20 percent more than women

German men STILL paid 20 percent more than women

When is it right to address a colleague as ‘Du’?

When is it right to address a colleague as ‘Du’?

One in three firms plan to hire a refugee

One in three firms plan to hire a refugee

Small German firms hope to get refugees working

Small German firms hope to get refugees working

Germans prefer contentment to career and money

Germans prefer contentment to career and money

‘Modern slavery’ firm must pay intern €50k

‘Modern slavery’ firm must pay intern €50k

Refugees will struggle to find jobs, bank warns

Refugees will struggle to find jobs, bank warns

A Brit’s life as a German crime scene cleaner

A Brit’s life as a German crime scene cleaner

No end in sight to record low unemployment

No end in sight to record low unemployment

Unemployment level stays at record low

Unemployment level stays at record low

Fitting in with Germans key to finding work

Fitting in with Germans key to finding work

Technology clouds line between work and play

Technology clouds line between work and play

Unemployment hovers at historic low

Unemployment hovers at historic low

German unemployment hits historic low

German unemployment hits historic low

How Germany fell in love with the ‘company run’

How Germany fell in love with the ‘company run’

MP wants 24-hour care for late workers’ kids

MP wants 24-hour care for late workers’ kids

Is the minimum wage killing off ‘minijobs’?

Is the minimum wage killing off ‘minijobs’?

Siemens to cut 4,500 jobs worldwide

Siemens to cut 4,500 jobs worldwide

Germany falls behind neighbours in hourly pay

Germany falls behind neighbours in hourly pay

South Germany has lowest EU unemployment

South Germany has lowest EU unemployment

Minimum wage after 100 days: the verdict

Minimum wage after 100 days: the verdict

Getting the work-life balance right

Getting the work-life balance right

Merkel backs equal pay transparency law

Merkel backs equal pay transparency law

Employees feel workloads ‘out of control’

Employees feel workloads ‘out of control’

Bringing positivity to German workplaces

Bringing positivity to German workplaces

‘Only person you have to please is the customer’

‘Only person you have to please is the customer’

Minister draws fire over wage transparency plan

Minister draws fire over wage transparency plan

France or Germany: The best country to work in?

France or Germany: The best country to work in?

The startup getting men properly dressed

The startup getting men properly dressed

‘Give it a try’ says data company founder

‘Give it a try’ says data company founder

‘Something had to be done’ says founder

‘Something had to be done’ says founder

Siemens axe 7,800 jobs as part of €1-billion plan

Siemens axe 7,800 jobs as part of €1-billion plan

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Jobless numbers rise to top 3 million

Working in Germany: How is the pandemic affecting jobs?
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Working in Germany: How is the pandemic affecting jobs?

Networking the world’s expats

Networking the world’s expats

Not your usual job website

Not your usual job website

German jobless rate lowest since unification

German jobless rate lowest since unification

‘Don’t be skimpy in rewarding top talent’

‘Don’t be skimpy in rewarding top talent’

‘Relentlessly networking with cool people’

‘Relentlessly networking with cool people’

Greasing the wheels for Berlin’s expats

Greasing the wheels for Berlin’s expats

Using big data to make a difference

Using big data to make a difference

States can’t decide Sunday openings: Court

States can’t decide Sunday openings: Court

Women executive quota coming in 2016

Women executive quota coming in 2016

From flea markets to an online garage sale

From flea markets to an online garage sale

‘You need to learn to manage emotions’

‘You need to learn to manage emotions’

Germany to pay €150m to unemployed to work

Germany to pay €150m to unemployed to work

How to replace retiring baby boomers

How to replace retiring baby boomers

A third of the world wants to work in Germany

A third of the world wants to work in Germany

How to get hired at a Berlin startup

How to get hired at a Berlin startup

VW looks to robots to replace retiring boomers

VW looks to robots to replace retiring boomers

What you can get out of a German job expo

What you can get out of a German job expo

Immigrant firms create 2.2 million German jobs

Immigrant firms create 2.2 million German jobs

‘Three types of firms are hiring foreigners’

‘Three types of firms are hiring foreigners’

Germans work most overtime in Europe

Germans work most overtime in Europe

‘German bosses need to praise more’

‘German bosses need to praise more’

Anti-stress law moves step closer in Germany

Anti-stress law moves step closer in Germany

Germans fill spare time with work

Germans fill spare time with work

80,000 trainee jobs empty as Germans opt for uni

80,000 trainee jobs empty as Germans opt for uni

Few workers in on new visa rules

Few workers in on new visa rules

What are the triggers for work stress?

What are the triggers for work stress?

Labour minister calls for ‘anti-stress law’

Labour minister calls for ‘anti-stress law’

Can you escape work emails on holiday?

Can you escape work emails on holiday?

Job seekers frustrated with application wait

Job seekers frustrated with application wait

Should we all get €12,000 a year?

Should we all get €12,000 a year?

Germany lags rivals in innovation rankings

Germany lags rivals in innovation rankings

The workers Germany needs the most

The workers Germany needs the most

Ten best expat jobs in Germany

Ten best expat jobs in Germany

Migrants held back in German job market

Migrants held back in German job market

German workers ‘don’t have time for breaks’

German workers ‘don’t have time for breaks’

Germany gains foreign talent from rivals

Germany gains foreign talent from rivals

‘Artists need an online presence’

‘Artists need an online presence’

Elderly German workers just keep on going

Elderly German workers just keep on going

German hourly labour costs outstrip EU rivals

German hourly labour costs outstrip EU rivals

Ten things you should do in a German office

Ten things you should do in a German office

The jobs most likely to make you sick

The jobs most likely to make you sick

Germany shuts scheme for young unemployed

Germany shuts scheme for young unemployed

The ten best German firms to work for

The ten best German firms to work for

Jobless foreigner rise puts plans in doubt

Jobless foreigner rise puts plans in doubt

Nine job application buzzwords to avoid

Nine job application buzzwords to avoid

Deutsche Bank to shut down one in five German branches

Deutsche Bank to shut down one in five German branches

German car parts maker Schaeffler to cut 4,400 jobs

German car parts maker Schaeffler to cut 4,400 jobs

Corona generation in Germany ‘faces drop in income’ due to school closures

Corona generation in Germany ‘faces drop in income’ due to school closures

My path from India to German citizenship

My path from India to German citizenship

Gender pay gap hits working women

Gender pay gap hits working women

Battle to water down minimum wage

Battle to water down minimum wage

‘Learning German gets you closer to people’

‘Learning German gets you closer to people’

Welcome to Germany: Land of one million jobs

Welcome to Germany: Land of one million jobs

JobTalk: The Local’s guide to working in Germany

JobTalk: The Local’s guide to working in Germany

‘The predictability here can be comforting’

‘The predictability here can be comforting’

Wages fall for first time since crash

Wages fall for first time since crash

Freelancing in Germany – nine tips to survive

Freelancing in Germany – nine tips to survive

‘Minimum wage could encourage moonlighting’

‘Minimum wage could encourage moonlighting’

A third could miss out on minimum wage rise

A third could miss out on minimum wage rise

‘Rules are the best and worst part of life here’

‘Rules are the best and worst part of life here’

Why young foreigners choose Germany

Why young foreigners choose Germany

German parental leave – your guide

German parental leave – your guide

Six top tips for job seekers in Germany

Six top tips for job seekers in Germany

MPs spar over eastern EU immigration fears

MPs spar over eastern EU immigration fears

‘Put in the effort to know what your firm wants’

‘Put in the effort to know what your firm wants’

How should expats invest in Germany?

How should expats invest in Germany?

Telekom puts up to 8,000 jobs in firing line

Telekom puts up to 8,000 jobs in firing line

Poverty rises despite more people in work

Poverty rises despite more people in work

‘Landing a start-up job is about contacts’

‘Landing a start-up job is about contacts’

How to get (and keep) a German visa

How to get (and keep) a German visa

Union plans Christmas Amazon strikes

Union plans Christmas Amazon strikes

Energy giant RWE to slash 6,700 jobs by 2016

Energy giant RWE to slash 6,700 jobs by 2016

‘It’s easier to be sacked here than you think’

‘It’s easier to be sacked here than you think’

Germany predicts record number of jobs

Germany predicts record number of jobs

Jobless EU citizens can claim benefits – court

Jobless EU citizens can claim benefits – court

Swedes snub German apprentice scheme

Swedes snub German apprentice scheme

‘The work-life balance is fantastic’

‘The work-life balance is fantastic’

Unemployment rate rises in surprise spike

Unemployment rate rises in surprise spike

‘I fell for a German and started my dating site’

‘I fell for a German and started my dating site’

Half of Germans have ‘never pulled a sicky’

Half of Germans have ‘never pulled a sicky’

‘Don’t let your lack of language skills stop you’

‘Don’t let your lack of language skills stop you’

Siemens to cut 15,000 jobs worldwide

Siemens to cut 15,000 jobs worldwide

Headscarf photo ‘ruins job interview chances’

Headscarf photo ‘ruins job interview chances’

Firm sacked woman as she ‘might get pregnant’

Firm sacked woman as she ‘might get pregnant’

Labour Ministry: we won’t call staff after work

Labour Ministry: we won’t call staff after work

‘Starting my own firm was my best decision’

‘Starting my own firm was my best decision’

Germany’s ten best gap year jobs

Germany’s ten best gap year jobs

Staff shortage costs German firms €30 billion

Staff shortage costs German firms €30 billion

Do benefits harm the unemployed?

Do benefits harm the unemployed?

Germans say ‘nein danke’ to retiring at 67

Germans say ‘nein danke’ to retiring at 67

Teacher wins fight to work past 65

Teacher wins fight to work past 65

Outdoor sex fine lower for jobless ‘unfair’

Outdoor sex fine lower for jobless ‘unfair’

Study: German graduates rarely jobless

Study: German graduates rarely jobless

Germany lists the non-EU workers it needs

Germany lists the non-EU workers it needs

Office seduction scores among young Germans

Office seduction scores among young Germans

‘Working mothers get special privileges’

‘Working mothers get special privileges’

Merkel’s election rivals promise minimum wage

Merkel’s election rivals promise minimum wage

Older volunteers fill community service gaps

Older volunteers fill community service gaps

Record number of Germans work two jobs

Record number of Germans work two jobs

Fairer wage spells higher haircut bills

Fairer wage spells higher haircut bills

Lights out for solar cell makers Conergy

Lights out for solar cell makers Conergy

Merkel’s unemployment drive under fire

Merkel’s unemployment drive under fire

Merkel targets Europe’s youth unemployment

Merkel targets Europe’s youth unemployment

Protest torpedoes forced freelancer pensions

Protest torpedoes forced freelancer pensions

Builders see slow thaw after winter freeze

Builders see slow thaw after winter freeze

Nearly half fear working until later pension

Nearly half fear working until later pension

Study: foreigners rarely high earners

Study: foreigners rarely high earners

State powerless to boost crawling birth rate

State powerless to boost crawling birth rate

Germany joins EU youth unemployment fight

Germany joins EU youth unemployment fight

Poorer pensioners forced to work into 70’s

Poorer pensioners forced to work into 70’s

Outlook brightens as German trade picks up

Outlook brightens as German trade picks up

Part-time work ‘makes men ill’

Part-time work ‘makes men ill’

Berlin company counts on the autistic

Berlin company counts on the autistic

BASF to invest €10 bln in Asia-Pacific region

BASF to invest €10 bln in Asia-Pacific region

One in four Germans work in low-wage sector

One in four Germans work in low-wage sector

Cold weather chills German job market

Cold weather chills German job market

Rösler: Germany needs top qualified immigrants

Rösler: Germany needs top qualified immigrants

Job centre Facebook spying ‘is illegal’

Job centre Facebook spying ‘is illegal’

Immigrants ‘more skilled’ than many Germans

Immigrants ‘more skilled’ than many Germans

Spain and Germany fight youth employment

Spain and Germany fight youth employment

Au pairs rules relax for non-German families

Au pairs rules relax for non-German families

Anaemic economy feels winter chill

Anaemic economy feels winter chill

ThyssenKrupp bins 3,000 admin jobs

ThyssenKrupp bins 3,000 admin jobs

Pay deal for metal workers averts strike

Pay deal for metal workers averts strike

Eighty percent of Germans apply for jobs online

Eighty percent of Germans apply for jobs online

More working Germans need social support

More working Germans need social support

German graduates crave big name car careers

German graduates crave big name car careers

‘You can get pension payments back’

‘You can get pension payments back’

‘Germans are nice thanks to my Ami accent’

‘Germans are nice thanks to my Ami accent’

Germany ‘optimistic’ on growth despite crisis

Germany ‘optimistic’ on growth despite crisis

EU jobs chief: wages should rise in Germany

EU jobs chief: wages should rise in Germany

Fading confidence fuels ECB rate cut talk

Fading confidence fuels ECB rate cut talk

SAP to hire hundreds of autistic IT experts

SAP to hire hundreds of autistic IT experts

Chemical giant BASF to axe 500 jobs

Chemical giant BASF to axe 500 jobs

Merkel quashes revolt over female exec quota

Merkel quashes revolt over female exec quota

‘Speaking German gives you an edge’

‘Speaking German gives you an edge’

General Motors to invest €4 billion in Opel

General Motors to invest €4 billion in Opel

Job centre’s advisor speaks the right lingo

Job centre’s advisor speaks the right lingo

‘There is a huge demand for nannies in Munich’

‘There is a huge demand for nannies in Munich’

‘Germany is the Mecca of the car industry’

‘Germany is the Mecca of the car industry’

German Amazon workers vote to strike

German Amazon workers vote to strike

Lufthansa strikes hit German airports

Lufthansa strikes hit German airports

Germany recognizes skills of 30,000 foreigners

Germany recognizes skills of 30,000 foreigners

Glass ceiling intact in most top German firms

Glass ceiling intact in most top German firms

Bundesbank: German wage hike will hurt euro

Bundesbank: German wage hike will hurt euro

German labour market feels winter chill

German labour market feels winter chill

Risk of poverty lower in Germany than in EU

Risk of poverty lower in Germany than in EU

German ‘wise men’ slash growth forecast

German ‘wise men’ slash growth forecast

Job centre official: unemployed aren’t lazy

Job centre official: unemployed aren’t lazy

Opel to end Bochum car production in 2014

Opel to end Bochum car production in 2014

Bosch pulls plug on solar business

Bosch pulls plug on solar business

Corporate Germany lacks foreign execs for success

Corporate Germany lacks foreign execs for success

Top German CEOs earn below European average

Top German CEOs earn below European average

Job centre goes to court over 15 cents

Job centre goes to court over 15 cents

Porsche to hire 1,000 workers in Leipzig

Porsche to hire 1,000 workers in Leipzig

Merkel: fat cat packages must slim down

Merkel: fat cat packages must slim down

Bahr: ‘Germany needs more foreign nurses’

Bahr: ‘Germany needs more foreign nurses’

Cabinet backs ‘white-washed’ poverty report

Cabinet backs ‘white-washed’ poverty report

Germany to block EU quota for women execs

Germany to block EU quota for women execs

Jobless sick ‘to face more official suspicion’

Jobless sick ‘to face more official suspicion’

Jobs centre advertises ‘escort’ position

Jobs centre advertises ‘escort’ position

German politicians call for fat cat cap

German politicians call for fat cat cap

German joblessness falls to five-month low

German joblessness falls to five-month low

New rules ‘open door’ to skilled foreigners

New rules ‘open door’ to skilled foreigners

Education ‘protects against unemployment’

Education ‘protects against unemployment’

Foreigner quota to fix ‘too German’ Daimler

Foreigner quota to fix ‘too German’ Daimler

Job vacancies reach record high

Job vacancies reach record high

Business confidence hits 10-month high

Business confidence hits 10-month high

Lufthansa orders new jets amid job cuts

Lufthansa orders new jets amid job cuts

Volkswagen creates 50,000 jobs outside EU

Volkswagen creates 50,000 jobs outside EU

Doctors: noisy offices ‘can make you ill’

Doctors: noisy offices ‘can make you ill’

Germany wants Amazon working conditions probe

Germany wants Amazon working conditions probe

Blue Card work permit scheme attracts 4,000

Blue Card work permit scheme attracts 4,000

Amazon accused of abusing Christmas staff

Amazon accused of abusing Christmas staff

German economy set for rebound after contraction

German economy set for rebound after contraction

Amazon sacks security firm amid scandal

Amazon sacks security firm amid scandal

Germans unwilling to take pay cut to work less

Germans unwilling to take pay cut to work less

Some teachers survive on benefits in summer

Some teachers survive on benefits in summer

ThyssenKrupp to axe 2,000 European steel jobs

ThyssenKrupp to axe 2,000 European steel jobs

Job centre offers teen work at brothel

Job centre offers teen work at brothel

ECB to create 2,000 new jobs in Frankfurt

ECB to create 2,000 new jobs in Frankfurt

Shifts and nights replace nine-to-five for Germans

Shifts and nights replace nine-to-five for Germans

‘Everyone thinks they can be a translator’

‘Everyone thinks they can be a translator’

Europeans try their luck in Germany

Europeans try their luck in Germany

Job market remains resilient despite crisis

Job market remains resilient despite crisis

More Germans than ever take early retirement

More Germans than ever take early retirement

The Local’s My German Career archive

The Local’s My German Career archive

‘A CV will get thrown out if not in German style’

‘A CV will get thrown out if not in German style’

Most Germans think fat cats get too much cream

Most Germans think fat cats get too much cream

German workers feel more stressed

German workers feel more stressed

Metalworkers’ union pushes for pay rise

Metalworkers’ union pushes for pay rise

Socialists back 30-hour workweek initiative

Socialists back 30-hour workweek initiative

Commerzbank to axe 4,000-6,000 jobs by 2016

Commerzbank to axe 4,000-6,000 jobs by 2016

Siemens earnings and orders dip in first quarter

Siemens earnings and orders dip in first quarter

Prospects for German economy brightening

Prospects for German economy brightening

Commerzbank ‘ready to cut 6,500 jobs’

Commerzbank ‘ready to cut 6,500 jobs’

Telekom cuts 1,200 jobs in reshuffle

Telekom cuts 1,200 jobs in reshuffle

‘Life would be difficult if I didn’t speak any German’

‘Life would be difficult if I didn’t speak any German’

Public holidays do not count for shift workers

Public holidays do not count for shift workers

Study: banks expect bad luck in 2013

Study: banks expect bad luck in 2013

New rules to ban secret spying on staff

New rules to ban secret spying on staff

Immigrant workers ‘paid less’ than native peers

Immigrant workers ‘paid less’ than native peers

‘Language doesn’t matter – kids are all the same’

‘Language doesn’t matter – kids are all the same’

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