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Searching for job opportunities

There are various ways to search for positions in Germany.
The most popular option is to register and apply directly on the relevant company’s website.
The second option is to make use of job sites or employment agencies.

For each application you will have to submit your CV or resume, a cover letter, proof of education and any testimonials.
Vocational qualifications can be certified to assist in the process. See the section on Recognition of Studies
You also need to apply for the correct of Visas/Residence Permits.

Company Websites

Startups

If you are interested in working for a startup company, you can find a list here
Some interesting ones are:

Job search sites

Our Job exchange board

We started a job exchange board.
You can find some great opportunities here 

Specific Professions

Information Techonogy

Academics

Engineering

Doctors

Nursing

Best companies to work for

These sites have the latest ratings

Salary comparison

You can find a comparison of salaries on the Gehalt website

Resources on the web

Vocabulary

CV Der Lebenslauf
Cover Letter Das Anschreiben
Testimonial Das Zeugnis
Recognition Die Anerkennung
Interview Das Bewerbungsgespräch / Vorstellungsgespräch
Study curriculum Das Studium
Degree Der Abschluss
e.g Bachelor Degree is Der Bachelorabschluss
Matric / Grade 12 / High 
School graduation / A Levels
Das Abitur

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