As humans, we are faced with different life events, needs and wants which are mostly achieved through financial means. Jobs are being sorted to meet different aspects of life, jobs can be for meeting up financial needs, grow in a particular career path, for fulfilment and for knowledge. As a foreigner in a new country with a different cultural perspective, it is always a challenge to blend into the new society and also to get employment, Different countries have different criteria which one must meet in order to secure a job. It is advisable to make the necessary research in order to meet up with the legal backing for securing a job in a foreign country.

An option you might have as opposed to becoming an employee is starting a business. You can easily find partners on Freelancermap or other B2B platform. However, be sure you read about any of the B2B platforms you want to use on Erfahrungenscout before you use the service. This will help you to avoid scam platforms and provide you with tips to finding the right partner.

Germany as a country has a different checklist which you must meet as a foreigner in order to be employable in the country. The following are a list of them.

·Have recognized qualification

Any professional qualification obtained outside of Germany would have to go through comparability to ensure the certificates meets up the approved standard. Smooth recognition is given to members of the EU/EEF. To go through this process, you’ll be required to pay for it.

·Secure a job permit

Citizens from countries within the EEA (European Economic Era) are unrestricted access to job opportunities in Germany. While citizens of countries outside the European Economic Area (EU and EFTA) needs to be granted a work permit (residence permit) so as to be gainfully employed. A residence permit is needed in order to be employed whether you need a visa to enter Germany or not.

When the above prerequisites are met, the following are requirements for your employer.

1.Cover letter

A cover letter is used to introduce the resume it highlights your strength needed for the job, gives your employer a taste of who you are and demonstrates your interest. A cover letter is an opportunity to sell yourself because this is what would determine if you’ll be called for an interview or not. A cover letter consists of your contact information, salutation, and the body of your letter an appropriate closing and a signature. So you are advised to spend time constructing a standard cover letter.

2.Curriculum Vitae

This is used to communicate to your employer your qualifications in line with the job offer. It gives the employer history of your career and how beneficial it would be to the organization. Ensure your curriculum vitae is void of spelling errors.

3.Reference letters

This is a recommendation from your previous employer or colleague vouching about your proficiency in your skills and how beneficial you’ll be to the new organization. A reference letter is to ascertain that you actually worked and occupied a position at the company.

4.Copy of the school leaving certificate

Copies of your certificates would have to be presented for documentation purposes. Ensure that you have handy copies of all your certificates listed in your curriculum vitae as these would be requested.