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What does (m/w) mean on German job adverts?

m stands for männlich (= male), w stands for weiblich (= female). Exceptions aside, job advertisements have to be formulated in a ‎gender-neutral way. There are three common ways how to do this: Use ...
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What is the proper clothing for a job interview in Australia?

You should always assume formal unless you have been advised otherwise. It's generally ok to end up a little overdressed, but it's not ok to end up underdressed. However, software companies can vary. ...
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How to get a job in the USA or Australia when I live in Iran?

In order to emigrate to either the United States of America or Australia, based on employment, the company, and you, have to prove that you have the required skills and expertise, and that hiring you ...
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UK Tier 2 visa sponsorship for an IT role by a small or large organisation

Yes, fewer than 250 employees is the official mark for a SME (Small or Medium Enterprise), and there are often policies aimed at assisting this end of the market. Points b and c on that document are ...
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What is your legal status as PhD researcher in Spain?

The answer is complicated, in general the time counted for permanent residence depends on the kind of residence permit that you have. If you have a student residence permit, then that time does not ...
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What is a good job site to get a job abroad with a PhD degree?

Sorry, I'm not answering the question, but a piece of advice. If you have applied to 50+ places without any replies, than something is probably wrong either with your resume/profile or your job ...
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What happens if I have two visas?

Germany and the UK are separate countries with separate immigration systems (despite the fact that they are both EU countries). If Germany approves your blue card application then you simply will not ...
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Job Offered in UK - is it legit?

Assuming the job qualifies as a Tier 2 general work visa, the first step is you must obtain a Certificate of Sponsorship. The UK keeps a list of legal sponsors. It doesn't look like Maple Energy is a ...
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living cost in London

Information on the median income in the UK is available for 2013-2014. The data are for personal income and not household income. For the inner boroughs of London, an income of £30,000 would put you ...
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What is the proper clothing for a job interview in Australia?

Based on my australian experience, a formal suit is the best choice unless stated otherwise in an interview invitation.
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Is there a personal recruiter/agent service in Madrid/Spain?

If you're a native English speaker and don't have much Spanish, teaching English is the obvious thing to do. Right now (the first week of September) is precisely the time to visit the private ...
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Education and work experience sync for Germany job seeker visa

It depends how far away are related your degree and your laboral experience... I mean e.g. if you are a Hardware Electronic developer but have been doing Embedded Software for years, then they ...
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How do you find jobs with sponsorship?

I think the answer depends greatly on what your field is. For software developers, web developers, and others in the IT field generally, Stack Overflow Jobs (https://stackoverflow.com/jobs) is an ...
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How to get a job abroad with a PhD Degree but without strong publication lists?

If you want to continue in academia, you should look for post-doc positions. There you will do more research and can bolster your record. That would enable to apply for a beginning academic position ...
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Can a US citizen work remotely for a US company while living in Germany?

Your residency permit includes a work permit. You can take on any type of work you want, in this regard you are no different from a German citizen. That includes working for foreign companies, which ...
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Non-compete clause or Wettbe­werbs­verbot im Arbeits­vertrag

In Germany (and some other — but not all — European countries), non-compete clauses after the end of your employment are strictly regulated by law (statute and case law). They have to be agreed to in ...
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Sending your CV in Germany when you don't have Arbeitszeugnisse (certificates)

It depends on the employer. If your employer is familiar with hiring non-Germans, then reference letters may be fine. I went from working in academic and government jobs in Sweden, Canada, and ...
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Sending your CV in Germany when you don't have Arbeitszeugnisse (certificates)

TL;DR: Ask them what exactly they need and when. If you guess what they want, there is a good chance you are wrong and waste everybody’s time. I am here writing as a German who has applied some jobs ...
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Is it possible to leave LMIA job for a better offer upon getting express entry (Canada) visa

There is no "express entry" visa. Express Entry is a process to select immigrants (permanent residents) to Canada under certain programs. If you application for permanent residence is ...
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Where to find IT freelancers, willing to relocate to join security cleared projects at EU agencies?

I’m going to go with “no”. Please read the Tour and Help pages to see which kind of questions are appropriate for this site. There are sites aplenty for posting job ads - I suggest that you use those. ...
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Work with German BlueCard

Can I work in other EU countries with the bluecard I got when I came to Germany? No, you need to apply for a residence permit from the country in which you would be living and working. You cannot ...
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Processing time for German job seeker visa

From the Visa : Frequently Asked Questions - Federal Foreign Office the general answer is: How long will I have to wait for my visa? The processing time for visa applications (short stay) takes ...
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How can you register in another EU country as a job seeker?

First, there are two kinds of registration here. One is the registration of your residence with the municipality, which some states do not have. For example, there is no such registration in the UK. ...
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How to get software development job offer in Australia before immigrating (to get 5 extra points)?

LinkedIn is the best way to get a Job for professionals. There are chances (very low) that you get a interview call from Linked despite having no PR. This would require your skills in particular field ...
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Teaching in India

In India there are both government and private colleges. While recruitment to private colleges take place as per their needs, govt college recruitments take place through a national level examination ...
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Education and Experience are not in Syn for Germany Job seeker visa

For the German Blue Card you need either a job offer in the field of your university degree or a job offer in a field you have at least 5 years experience in Not necessarily both. See § 19a ...
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Job-seeker visa or work permit visa for a low-paying job

Just to help others, in case they are in similar situation. For question 3: Yes, one can change job whenever he/she wants. However, if you have been in your for two years with your current permit, ...
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Getting a job in Switzerland - EU academic background

I work in a software house in Zürich where it is absolutely not a problem that some people have essentially no German. On the other hand, one of my colleagues returned to Hungary because his wife was ...
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Getting a job in Switzerland - EU academic background

She should definitely look for a job in banking/finance. There is a huge demand of skilled data analysts. English is a condition sine qua non in this field, and depending on your location (french or ...
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