Coronavirus Masks – A HongKonger’s Experience in Germany

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Do you wear face masks during the Coronavirus outbreak? As a Hong Kong woman who lives in Germany, I followed the news about Coronavirus closely in both Hong Kong and Germany. There are some differences in mentality between the two countries, especially regarding the face masks. In this post, I will share my experience and opinion regarding the Coronavirus outbreak in Hong Kong and in Germany. Continue reading “Coronavirus Masks – A HongKonger’s Experience in Germany”

Sick Leave In Germany – Everything you need to know

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Do you know your rights as an employee in Germany? How many paid sick leave can you take in Germany? Do you know you may change your annual leave to sick leave if you are sick on your vacation? What happens if you need to take a long term sick leave? Do you know you can take sick leave as well if your kid is sick? In this post, you will find everything you need to know about taking sick leave in Germany. Continue reading “Sick Leave In Germany – Everything you need to know”

Decoding your Reference Letter in Germany (Arbeitszeugnis)

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Do you know that there are hidden meanings behind each sentence in your reference letter in Germany which can be translated to a rating? How can you decode your reference letter and improve the wordings so that you will be seen more positively by your future employers? In this post, I will talk about the reference letter system in Germany, how you can decode your reference letter and why it is important to do so. Continue reading “Decoding your Reference Letter in Germany (Arbeitszeugnis)”