BMW, Volkswagen, Mercedes-Benz, Audi, Porsche, Heidelberg – All these are German products of extremely high quality. Known for their resilience the Germans have rebuilt themselves after the ravages of the second world war to become technological giants in the modern world. Working in such an environment is a wonderful, enriching, and pleasant experience.

Economy:

Germany’s social market economy is the largest in Europe. It is the fourth largest national economy by nominal GDP in the world. After a ten-year growth period, the GDP fell slightly during 2020 due to the pandemic. However, economists are sure that the economy will not just revive but thrive in a short span.

Job-Market:

With a strong focus on exports and heavy investment in research and development the job market in Germany is and will continue to be a haven for skilled workers. Several top brands have their home in Germany. Newly generated jobs, as well as skilled replacements for those who move on to other jobs or retire, will mean opportunities for job seekers. The aging population results in not just a shortage of skilled workers but also a great demand for healthcare professionals including nurses and caregivers.

Pandemic effects:

To help businesses during the pandemic slump the government has put in place a system where employees can work reduced hours and the company pays them for the hours worked. The government pays the employee 60% to 67% of the rest of the salary. This ensures that businesses do not lose skilled employees at times when the business is low. This also enables the economy to recover and rebuild itself faster.

Life in Germany:

A historic country with 43 cultural sites on UNESCO’s World Heritage list, Germany has much to offer in terms of quality of life. The natural beauty of the country is well-preserved thanks to the German’s respect for the environment. Food costs are reasonable, and Germany’s VAT is lower than those of other EU countries. There is a universal multi-payer healthcare system that is recognized as one of the best in the world. Clean and orderly, things run on time, and the infrastructure is good.

What are the requirements?

Language:

Well, the first thing that you would notice is the need to learn the German language. If you attain B1 level proficiency in German according to CEFR you will find multiple job opportunities opening for you. Our counsellors at Fabral Overseas can guide you to the right institutes/instructors so that language learning is a pleasant and successful exercise for you. Job applications: First, you would need to have your qualifications recognized in Germany. Then you must prepare an outstanding resume and a cover letter that is specific and drafted in line with the position you are applying for. This requires skill and experience and that is where Fabral Overseas can help you.

Other documentation:

Health insurance, proof of finances, educational documents, there is a plethora of documents that you will need to put together, and counsellors at Fabral Overseas will help ensure that you do it right.

Visa, travel, and relocation:

Our counsellors will lead you by hand in obtaining the visa, the necessary travel documents and will also assist you in ensure that your relocation is as comfortable and hassle-free as possible.

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