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Finding work in the Netherlands with no experience

I'm an 18-year old French citizen looking forward to working and living in Amsterdam. Given that I don't have any work experience nor degrees and a very limited amount of money (I'll barely have ...
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How to become an expat at 22 in a stable 1st world country

I am not quite sure about this but I was wondering I am currently 22 years old and I am a software developer in South Africa. The recent political tension and instability in the country is forcing ...
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Can I quit my job in Dubai and go to my home country?

I have been working for a company for the last 5 months. Can I quit this job and go to my home country? As I want to leave Dubai and go to my country. I have heard that, I have to pay visa fees or 1.5 ...
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What is the proper clothing for a job interview in Australia?

What is the common clothing for a job interview in Australia (as an engineer or technician)? A friend of mine says that you rarely see a man in formal suit in Sydney streets (including any of the ...
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Minimum requirements to get visa and work permit in Canada

I am an Indian. Working as a Software Engineer(Java Developer). I wish to work in Canada. I haven't got any job opportunity in this country. If i supposed to get job in Canada. How can I get visa and ...
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How to rent an appartment in Germany as a fresh settler?

When I've arrived to Germany, the first thing I've need to do was to search for an appartment. What striked me, was hard for me to comprehend 'excentrity' of the landlords who required job contract (...
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What does (m/w) mean on German job adverts?

I see a lot of German job adverts with "(m/w)" after the title: Web Developer (m/w) Please could someone tell me what it means? And also what "(m/f)" means in the same context.
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Is German mandatory for Job seeking in Germany?

As being part of IT industry, I am currently working as Senior Software Engineer in India. I learnt that, Germany is the biggest IT market in Europe. I am not a German language speaker. I have a ...
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Job Offered in UK - is it legit?

I am USA Citizen and a guy from Texas. Simple minded in all my days in a complex profession. would have preferred to be a Farmer! I have traveled to many Countries over the years but primarily on ...
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What is the UK correspondence to this job

In my home country, Portugal, there is a job title that translates into something like "Health and Safety at Work Technician". This technician is someone that works for a company and knows about ...
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Sending your CV in Germany when you don't have Arbeitszeugnisse (certificates)

A position requires written CVs with Arbeitszeugnisse. How can candidates who have worked their entire life outside Germany normally deal with this? As I understand it, in Germany you always get one ...
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UK Tier 2 visa sponsorship for an IT role by a small or large organisation

Background Various IT jobs were recently added to the Tier 2 Shortage Occupation list. However, a set of additional requirements for sponsoring organisations is included on Page 14. My question ...
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What is your legal status as PhD researcher in Spain?

I have a question that I have not found any related source, and my question is mostly focused on these group of people: "People of origin from Ibero-American countries, Andorra, the Philippines, ...
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Working in Switzerland with French residence permit

Is it possible to work in Switzerland with a French residence permit?
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Should I find consulting contracts before or after moving to the UK? [closed]

I'm seriously thinking about moving from Canada to the UK for two years, to work as an IT consultant. I want to get a contract before leaving Canada, but pretty much every recruiter I talked to seem ...
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Finding a job in the UK while abroad

I am a British-born man who emigrated to Switzerland in 2008 and I am looking at returning to England as life here is not as I thought and simply finding work after being laid off is proving very very ...
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Is there a personal recruiter/agent service in Madrid/Spain?

Both me and my girlfriend are EU nationals (same country) and recently I moved to Madrid/Spain to work at a big company. For the last several months we are trying to find her a job as well, but given ...
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Education and work experience sync for Germany job seeker visa

I'm exploring options to apply for German job seeker visa and stuck with below question. I've a graduate degree of Bachelor of Technology in Electronics and Communication stream. Currently, I'm ...
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Moving to Netherlands. Job required documents

My husband was invited to move to the Netherlands to work as IT specialist. We are moving with him (me and 2-year old son). I need to know what documents are required to be translated/apostilled/ ...
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More than one job/type of work as EU citizen in the Netherlands

I'm going to move to the Netherlands. I have a full-time working contract valid 1 year. I will not be able to join the "Higly skilled migrant" scheme. Is it possible for me to also work as a ...
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Working in the Netherlands as a Spanish resident

I am a Spanish resident (not a Spanish citizen yet) that would like to work for the summer up to 6 months in the Netherlands. Can I do it and what it will be the procedure?
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Can a US citizen work remotely for a US company while living in Germany?

I am US citizen that moved to Germany with my wife who is a German citizen. She works in Germany.I am new to the country and would like to apply for for a remote US job. Would I need any special ...
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Job-seeker visa or work permit visa for a low-paying job [closed]

I already have a job in a German company, but the salary is lower than the blue card limits. I know that there is a work permit visa, which does not have salary limits. However, I am trying for ...
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Job hunting in Netherlands for a foreigner (while abroad)

I am a UK citizen but have been living in Asia for awhile. Recently I wanted to relocate back to EU for an mechanical engineering career, and Netherlands is one of the place that I am considering. I ...
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Chance of finding a job as a programmer in Istanbul, Turkey, without knowing the Turkish language?

Is it possible to get a programming job in Istanbul without knowing the Turkish language? Or knowing the basics of communication, say 400 words and maybe 20 sentences. I intend to travel to Istanbul ...
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Starting point to find a job and place to live in Sweden while being abroad?

A good friend of mine, who lives in Switzerland, wants to leave her country and move to Sweden. The reasons for this are neither being job related, nor rooted in having a community or friends there ...
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Finding an expat relative/friendly forum for the UK

As far as I can understand, this stack is about posting questions relevant to bureaucracy issues and other technicalities. I am looking for other types of advice though. To be exact, I am looking to ...
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Teaching mathematics in Portugal [closed]

I little bit of my profile I'm a brazilian and I have a bachelor's degree in mathematics and I'm finishing a master degree in pure mathematics (algebraic geometry). I can speak English, German, ...
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How to get a job in the USA or Australia when I live in Iran?

I live in Iran and I'm a senior android developer in the company for which I currently work. There are tons of jobs in the US and Australia that I am qualified for, and for which I'd like to apply. ...
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Possible to get a British passport?

Two questions: 1: I want to ask if it is possible for my sister to get a British passport? She was born in England but we moved before she was one year old. Our parents are not British so is it ...
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What happens if I have two visas?

I got two job opportunities one from UK and another from Germany. For UK I needed exempt visa which I got easily but somehow I got confused and applied for blue card visa too for Germany. Last night ...
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Which European countries are good for part-time jobs for foreigner students?

I am in Wroclaw, Poland. Part time job is not that much available here. I am considering to change my university and go to somewhere else. I have a Schengen multiple entry visa. Where can I go to ...
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Non-compete clause or Wettbe­werbs­verbot im Arbeits­vertrag

I'm trying to find the non compete clause in my current contract however I haven't found any term or title that mentioned "Wettbe­werbs­verbot" or "Non Competing Clause". I read ...
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How do you find jobs with sponsorship?

I am a none European citizen, who lives in Estonia. Many HR contact me in Linkedin for vacant positions in Germany. But, later they notify me that, the employer cannot provide a sponsorship. I am ...
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How to get a job abroad with a PhD Degree but without strong publication lists?

On 25th Sept 2018, 2 days ago, I just officially graduated from doctoral degree program in structural engineering field. However, my phd record is not really outstanding. I mean, I only have two ...
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Getting a job in Switzerland - EU academic background

I have an excellent job opportunity in Switzerland. It would require me to relocate and bring my wife. We would like some info about how hard it is to find a job for her - it is hard to find anything ...
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Can I get a job in Canada with advanced degree but no work experience?

Currently, I am a PhD student in structural engineering. I am going to graduate this September, hopefully, and I am looking for job at the same time. I do not consider myself to be an academician, so ...
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Work with German BlueCard

I've been working in Germany for the past 3 years for the same company. I'm currently in the process of getting Niederlassungserlaubnis but the process is still in its infancy stage. I've been ...
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Processing time for German job seeker visa

I am applying for German job seeker visa at New York center on 1st week of December and I am planning to travel overseas towards the end of December. I need help to know what is the processing time ...
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How can you register in another EU country as a job seeker?

I'm a Dutch citizen who is receiving temporary unemployment benefits. I will receive these benefits for 3 months. At the end of the 1st month of my benefits, I will move to Italy to look for a job. I ...
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Finding an opportunity in a Canadian company without having the permenant recidency

I finished my PhD from a European country recently and I got an offer to do a postdoc (working contract) in a Canadian university for 1 year (can be extended two). I just heard that if my postdoc ...
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How common it is for the IT companies in US to hire candidates from abroad?

As the person would need to wait for a long time (several months to years) to get an H1B visa before s/he can start working in US. Usually not many companies would be interested to wait for long time, ...
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Traveling with a company to get work in Australia

I'm traveling for my first time, alone, to Australia. I'm combining travel and work. I want to work at a range or with cattle care. I'm looking for people with experience traveling with an agency or ...
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Work benefits in France

I got an offer as a data scientist in France. I am a bit puzzled by the fact that it includes only the raw salary. There are no signing bonuses, production bonuses or similar. Is it normal in France ...
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is job hunting in the UK harder than in the US [closed]

As a non-EU (non US either) person, is job hunting in maths/physics fields in the UK harder than in the US? The reasons I suspect: UK has a smaller market; UK has stricter interviews. I'm not asking ...
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Renewal of expired blue card (more than 2 years overseas)

I am a PhD graduate from Germany. Later, I worked in Germany for a year. I have had a blue card since 2015, which can be used to work in any company in Germany until 2020. But I left Germany and went ...
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Which is the best city in Canada for data science job opportunities? [closed]

Which city out of Toronto and Vancouver have better data science opportunities? Is there a different city with better data science opportunity other than the two above?
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Cheap base for job hunting in the US after relocation

I'm considering relocating to the US before finding a job there in order to improve the chances of getting one (yes, I am able to do that legally). However, this will of course cost a huge amount of ...
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Getting Tier2 visa in UK

I am an Indian citizen and I have already an exempt visa since I am working for an international organisation, I need to know what would be visa process if I want to switch job here in UK? Do I need ...
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Multiple visas, want to switch jobs and countries

I have two visa right now one is Tier 2 from UK and other is blue card from Germany, I haven't been to Germany yet. The problem is after joining in UK I am thinking that the job is not good fit for ...
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