In this post, you will find tips for working from home with a toddler, during the current coronavirus crisis. While all schools and daycare centers are closed in Germany due to the virus, this is a survival guide for parents who are working from home. Continue reading “13 Tips for Working From Home with a Toddler”
Are you stressed about filing your tax return in Germany? How does it work and what if you do not know German? In this post, you will find an overview of the tax return in Germany including different ways to submit your tax return and how you can get help if you do not speak German.
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”
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)”
It is possible to find a job in Germany without speaking German. There are indeed English speaking jobs in Germany. I am the best example of this. It is possible, but VERY DIFFICULT. In the end, it depends a lot on your field. Continue reading “How to find English speaking jobs in Germany?”
When I first came to Germany, I had no idea how much salary I should expect. Salary in Germany is normally not a common topic that you can openly discuss with your friends and compare. Besides, it is hard to compare as every industry is different. People who have different educational backgrounds and years of experience also get a different level of salary in Germany. Continue reading “Salary in Germany: Are you getting paid enough?”
Have you ever had a job interview in Germany? I wrote about how I got my permanent full time job in Germany without speaking German in another post. It is not easy to find an English speaking job, but it is possible. So, in this post, I am going to share with you the interview process in Germany, and also some tips on how you can increase your chances of getting a job. Continue reading “Job interview in Germany: 6 tips to boost your chances of getting hired”