Questions tagged [employment]

Questions regarding obtaining employment for an expat or in a different country.

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Does it make sense for foreign research assistants (HiWis) in German universities to voluntarily contribute to Rentenversicherung (pension scheme)?

I am about to sign a contract with the university that I'm currently studying in as a research assistant (HiWi). It seems that since the hours and salaries are below a legal standard, I am not ...
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Remote Work in Norway

Currently I work remotely in the US as a salaried employee for a US company. My wife is considering a job in Norway which will last at least 3 years. Other than the obvious timezone change, what legal,...
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Permanent residency catch 22 : Can't get a job for PR, can't get PR without a job

I'm currently studying business (marketing) in Australia and I think I've hit a snag. I love it here and want to work here after graduation on a full time basis, but nobody wants to hire me because I ...
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Quitting a job after signing the contract in Germany

I have completed my Master's in Germany. I have got an offer from a company, which I should accept within 5 days. There is positive feedback from another company, but no offer has been made yet and it ...
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Salary structure in Canada

For a permanent employee position, I received an offer letter from an Employer. This is my first job in Canada. Offer letter mentions, Annual base salary as 1234 CAD subject to statutory ...
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Is proof of fund not required if you have arranged employment in Canada?

I read here that previously one either needed proof of funds or arranged employment. However, when I took the online evaluation of whether I can move to Canada without funds but with arranged ...
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Graduating Canadian F-1 Student: TN vs. OPT [closed]

I am a Canadian student graduating from a US university. As far as I know, I have two visa options when it comes employment in the industry: F-1 OPT and TN. What are the advantages and disadvantages ...
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Changing employer while on TN

I am a Canadian citizen working in the U.S. on a TN visa. I am changing my job (employer). Would I need to reenter the U.S. on a new TN visa? There is a gap between the end date of my previous job and ...
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Internship in Netherlands

I have received interest from a Dutch company in the Netherlands that wishes to hire me as an Intern. The company is in civil engineering research and development. I am not a student and a non-EU ...
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Do I need to change my residence status in the NL?

I am in the Netherlands as a Skilled Migrant worker (Kennismigrant). My residence permit expires in 2020. Since moving here, I've decided to change employers. My new employer is not set up to sponsor ...
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In the Netherlands, am I obligated to refund a previous employer for missing deductions?

The situation is next one. My previous employer made a mistake and instead of deducting 300 EUR a month for my train subscription, they were paying me it extra. I treated this amount as their ...
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Can I legally back out on a job offer after accepting?

I'm a US citizen living in the Netherlands with an indefinite work contract and work permit. I'm looking for new work, and I want to understand my legal rights once I have either verbally accepted a ...
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Can a US citizen work remotely for a US company while studying in Czech Republic on a student visa?

I am a US citizen wishing to study for my master's degree in the Czech Republic. I have BS in computer science, so I would almost definitely qualify as a skilled worked for a Blue Card if that would ...
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Employment Continuation if UK Tier 2 Sponsor/Company in Liquidation

I have a Uk Tier 2 Sponsorship visa from Employer. However recently I have seen that the company status has changed to IN LIQUIDATION from Active . However still I have never received any confirmation ...
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Moving to the Netherlands while working for a UK company

I work for a company based in the UK but I'm very fortunate to be in a position where I work predominantly from home (with a meeting or two at the office each month). As I can do my job from anywhere ...
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Working as a freelancer in France

I am an EU citizen (not French) currently living in France and working for a French employer. I do not need or have a work permit or residence card to do this. My non-EU-citizen spouse (who needs a ...
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Forgot to notify Immigration Bureau of Japan about job transfer

Today I find out that I'm supposed to notify the Immigration Bureau of Japan within 14 days of my job transfer. I'm about 1 month late now, am I toasted?
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Can stateless individuals in the European Union legally reside and work there?

I am curious if anyone has found a solution to staying in the E.U. as a stateless person, with rights to reside and work? A U.S. citizen is allowed to formally renounce their U.S. citizenship at any U....
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Can I teach maths classes for children in my apartment?

I have US H4 EAD. Can I take maths classes in my apartment. If so,is there any limit of children. Mine is a single bedroom apartment.
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Student on F1 visa. May I accept reimbursement for interview travel expenses?

I recently bought the air plane ticket to attend an interview. The company says they will give me a check for it. I am in F1 visa status. Can I accept this money from the company, as I remember that ...
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Is it legal for UK Tier 2 General migrant to have extra income by means of online services like Udemy? [closed]

I am currently in the UK on a tier 2 general visa. This visa prevents you from undertaking a second employment unless you satisfy some rules. But the policy guideline does not say clearly whether such ...
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How to complete I-9 form?

I'm going to US to get TN visa and employer sent me email to complete I-9 form: ***Please complete the following process for filling in the I-9 form prior to Day 1 as you will not have access to ...
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Is it a breach of etiquette to ask a French company if they've received my job application?

I am an Australian citizen trying to move to France. I found a job advertised on the weekend that has visa sponsorship for overseas applicants (very rare, the only one I've seen so far). The job is at ...
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Can I get a job if I dont know the local language? [closed]

I am a non-European citizen and I want to work in Germany though I do not understand nor speak nor write German language. I am wanting to know if I can get a job in IT industry if I don't know German. ...
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Are we allowed to switch between full-time internship and RA in the middle of semester?

I am a PhD student on F1 visa (applies work authorization restrictions). I am paid as RA in our department (20 hours/week). I have an internship offer for summer which extends through first few weeks ...
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Long-term visits to other Schengen countries for US residents

I'm an American working in Finland. This Fall, I'll be in Germany from Sept.–Jan. for work. Since it's longer than 3 months, I know that I need to register my local address. Do I also need to do ...
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Work for a Canadian company, but reside legally in the US

My current employer is offering the option of working remotely with a corporate restructuring this summer. As someone that is starting to get pretty tired of Canada's cold winter, I was looking to ...
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Can my employer change the conditions of our verbal contract or cancel it even though we both agreed on starting day, salary and all conditions? [closed]

I applied for a managerial position, to which the job posting had been displayed online officially by the hotel company. I interviewed with the GM of the hotel and was offered a job right away, we ...
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With a K1 visa waiting for the green card, can I go back to Germany and work there until I am allowed to work in the US?

Is it possible to work outside of the US on a K1 fiance Visa until you are allowed to work (receive I-765) in the United States? Or do I have to stay in the United states for that time?
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UK NARIC Statement of Comparability for Spouse Job Seekers

The UK NARIC site states... The UK NARIC Statement of Comparability is an officially recognised document that confirms the recognition of an overseas qualification and its comparable level in ...
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Can I look for work in Germany as a visitor?

Is it possible to apply for jobs if I come to Germany as a visitor ? The details: I'm a Canadian citizen and I work in tech (which I've been told is a less regulated field to get into). I'm aware of ...
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How can I work on my own startup on H1b visa without green card?

Here's the situation: I have been in the US for ~8 years (4 years on H1b) and I want to Incorporate or create a LLC either in my name, or be a sole stake holder /partner in the company with an XYZ ...
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How to find a job in New Zealand or Australia without work visa?

Employers will offer Job only if I have Work Visa, I can get Work visa only if I have valid offer letter. I am in this deadlock situation. I am from India having 4 years of experience in IT industry....
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Unemployment and health insurance in Germany

I am a German citizen who has been living abroad since I was ten years old. I am planning on moving back to Germany in a few month with my family. I have a daughter and non EU citizen husband. I am ...
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USA - Singapore, What do I need to know? [closed]

I'm a younger US citizen with a higher-tier job in the tech sector. My fiance and I have decided that we would like to explore the idea of moving to Singapore in the next five years or so. By that ...
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Working for foreign employer between arrival on K-1 (fiance) visa and granting of employment authorisation (I-765)

I will shortly be relocating to the United States on a K-1 (fiance) visa and will most likely continue working with my current (Australian) employer. My salary will continue to be deposited into my ...
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How to get a job in Australia before I go there?

I have been granted permanent residency in Australia (i.e. I can live and work there). I intend to relocate from Ireland in October. Ideally I could have a job line up before I go, as it's a high-risk ...
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Holidays in US for close relative's funeral in EU?

I live in Hawaii and my grandfather in Czechia had died. I would like to come to the funeral. I can manage to get the plane tickets, but 1) I'll be away for at least 5 days, and 2) I will be coming ...
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“Minus hours” in Germany labour law

I was employed by a German company. They told me not to go to Germany on the first day of the contract, because they need time to find a project for me (they are selling developers to other companies)....

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