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Living and Working in Slovenia, presented by EURES

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Living and Working in Slovenia, presented by EURES

  1. 1. Zavod Republike Slovenije za zaposlovanje
  2. 2. Zavod Republike Slovenije za zaposlovanje Slovenia - Living andSlovenia - Living and Working TodayWorking Today
  3. 3. Zavod Republike Slovenije za zaposlovanje SloveniaSlovenia “The“The SSunnyunny SSide of the Alps”ide of the Alps”
  4. 4. Zavod Republike Slovenije za zaposlovanje SloveniSloveniaa “The“The SSunnyunny SSide of the Alps”ide of the Alps”
  5. 5. Zavod Republike Slovenije za zaposlovanje Bordering Countries
  6. 6. Zavod Republike Slovenije za zaposlovanje Slovenia in Brief -1 • Full name: Republic of Slovenia • Population: 2,010,377 • Capital: Ljubljana (258,873) • Area: 20,273 km² • Official languages: Slovene; in nationally mixed areas also Hungarian and Italian • Religion: Roman Catholic • Climate: Alpine, Continental, Mediterranean
  7. 7. Zavod Republike Slovenije za zaposlovanje Slovenia in Brief - 2 • Currency: Euro since January 2007 • Country Dialling Code: +386 • EMERGENCY TELEPHONE NUMBERS Ambulance: 112 Fire Service: 112 Police: 113 Road Assistance: 1987 25 June 199125 June 1991:: Slovenia declares its independence 1 May 20041 May 2004:: Slovenia becomes a member of the EU
  8. 8. Zavod Republike Slovenije za zaposlovanje Slovenes often joke that everybody knows everybody in this country.
  9. 9. Zavod Republike Slovenije za zaposlovanje 1. BEFORE COMING TO SLOVENIA
  10. 10. Zavod Republike Slovenije za zaposlovanje EURES Network Contact EURES advisor in your country! Contact EURES adviser in Slovenia: eures@ess.gov.si Use EURES portal for basic information: eures.europa.eu
  11. 11. Zavod Republike Slovenije za zaposlovanje LABOUR MARKET IN SLOVENIA? JOB OPPORTUNITIES? POSSIBILITIES?
  12. 12. Zavod Republike Slovenije za zaposlovanje Free Movement of Workers Slovenia does not apply any restrictions on the access to its labour market by citizens of the EU member countries and EEU countries.
  13. 13. Zavod Republike Slovenije za zaposlovanje Employment of EU citizens 2007-2009 State 2007 2008 2009 Bulgaria 3.376 3.788 1.678 Romania 758 1.314 547 Slovakia 1.593 973 680 Hungary 616 597 229 Poland 302 259 206 Italy 155 193 271 Other less than 100 All 7.267 7.489 4.125 Source: Registration on health insurance
  14. 14. Zavod Republike Slovenije za zaposlovanje Registered Unemployment Figures Rate of unemployment: 10,5% Jun 2010Rate of unemployment: 10,5% Jun 2010 Registered unemployed:Registered unemployed: 73.91173.911 in Jan.2009 →in Jan.2009 → 99.032 Jun 2010Jun 2010 Unemployment rate – ILO survey (Unemployment rate – ILO survey (AugAug 20201010)):: 7,3%7,3%
  15. 15. Zavod Republike Slovenije za zaposlovanje Employment Possibilities -Employment Possibilities - ShortagesShortages • Analysts and information systems designersAnalysts and information systems designers (IT(IT expertsexperts)) • Medical doctorsMedical doctors • DentistDentist • PharmacistPharmacist • NursesNurses • CooksCooks • Heavy truck and lorry driversHeavy truck and lorry drivers • Electro-technical engineerElectro-technical engineer
  16. 16. Zavod Republike Slovenije za zaposlovanje Surplus of Workers • Secretaries etc. • Library and filing clerks • Tellers and other counter clerks • Economist • Sociologist • Philosopher • Tailors, dressmakers, hatters, etc. • Sewing-machine operators (textiles, leather, fur etc.)
  17. 17. Zavod Republike Slovenije za zaposlovanje The Most Frequent Education of Graduates, Dec. 2009 • ECONOMIST (VS) • LAWYER – (UNIV DEGREE) • COMMERCIALIST (VSŠ) • ECONOMIST – (UNIV DEGREE) • ADMINISTRATIVE ORGANISATOR (VS) • BUSINESS SECRETARY • POLITOLOGIST (UNIV. DEGREE) • ADMINISTRATIVE ORGANISATOR MANAGER
  18. 18. Zavod Republike Slovenije za zaposlovanje The Most Frequent Occupations of Graduates, December 2009 Seller Administrator Commercial agent, wholesale Lawyer Business secretary Primary school teacher Nurse Waiter Accountant
  19. 19. Zavod Republike Slovenije za zaposlovanje FINDING A JOB?
  20. 20. Zavod Republike Slovenije za zaposlovanje Finding a JobFinding a Job Employment service of Slovenia –Employment service of Slovenia – http://www.ess.gov.sihttp://www.ess.gov.si Eures mobility portal –Eures mobility portal – http://eures.europa.euhttp://eures.europa.eu Private employment agencies ( must bePrivate employment agencies ( must be registered atregistered at the Ministry, free services for jobthe Ministry, free services for job seekers )seekers ) Newspapers, TV, radioNewspapers, TV, radio
  21. 21. Zavod Republike Slovenije za zaposlovanje Private Employment Agencies • ADECCO www.adecco.si • KADIS www.kadis.si • MOJE DELO www.mojedelo.si • ATAMA www.atama.si • MANPOWER www.manpower.si • HILL INTERNATIONAL http://www.hill-int.si/
  22. 22. Zavod Republike Slovenije za zaposlovanje Newspapers • DELO (daily news) www.delo.si • VECER (daily news) www.vecer.si • DNEVNIK (daily news) www.dnevnik.si • PRIMORSKE NOVICE (daly news) www.primorske.si • DOLENJSKI LIST www.dolenjskilist.si • GORENJSKI GLAS (daly news) www.gorenjskiglas.si • FINANCE (daily economy) www.finance.si
  23. 23. Zavod Republike Slovenije za zaposlovanje Job AJob Applicationspplications 1-2 pages1-2 pages - s- short, precise, structuredhort, precise, structured Motivation letterMotivation letter ++ CVCV If you don`t speak Slovene, you should write a CVIf you don`t speak Slovene, you should write a CV in Englishin English Use also Europass CVUse also Europass CV
  24. 24. Zavod Republike Slovenije za zaposlovanje MUTUAL RECOGNITION OF QUALIFICATIONS?
  25. 25. Zavod Republike Slovenije za zaposlovanje Mutual Recognition of QualificationsMutual Recognition of Qualifications • RECOGNITION OF QUALIFICATIONS: Ministry of Labour, Family and Social Affairs: www.gov.si/mddsz/ • RECOGNITION OF UNIVERSITY DIPLOMAS: Ministry of Higher Education, Science and Technology http://www.enic-naric.net
  26. 26. Zavod Republike Slovenije za zaposlovanje 2. GETTING A JOB IN SLOVENIA
  27. 27. Zavod Republike Slovenije za zaposlovanje RegistrationRegistration ProcedureProcedure 1.1. Entrance in Slovenia with a valid IDEntrance in Slovenia with a valid ID 2.2. After 3 days from arrival you have to registerAfter 3 days from arrival you have to register at the policeat the police stationstation.. 3.3. After 3 months you should apply for aAfter 3 months you should apply for a residence permit ifresidence permit if you have:you have: - employment contract or enough resources for- employment contract or enough resources for livingliving - health insurance- health insurance - evidence of impunity- evidence of impunity
  28. 28. Zavod Republike Slovenije za zaposlovanje Employment ProcedureEmployment Procedure 1.1. Job vacancy is noticedJob vacancy is noticed 2.2. Job applicationJob application 3.3. InterviewInterview 4.4. Health certificateHealth certificate 5.5. Employment contract (Employment contract ( permanent, temporary)permanent, temporary) 6.6. Tax and identification numberTax and identification number 7.7. Social insurance within 8 daysSocial insurance within 8 days from the startfrom the start of work ( arrangedof work ( arranged by employer ) – healthby employer ) – health insuranceinsurance cardcard
  29. 29. Zavod Republike Slovenije za zaposlovanje Working TimeWorking Time Full time - 40 hours, but not less than 36Full time - 40 hours, but not less than 36 Extra hours – allowed up to 170 hours / yearExtra hours – allowed up to 170 hours / year Night work- 11 p.m.- 6.a.m.Night work- 11 p.m.- 6.a.m.
  30. 30. Zavod Republike Slovenije za zaposlovanje Annual LeaveAnnual Leave At least 4 weeks ( full-time or part-timeAt least 4 weeks ( full-time or part-time ):): 5 days/week - 20 days5 days/week - 20 days 6 days/week - 24 days6 days/week - 24 days You are entitled to annual leave after 6 months ofYou are entitled to annual leave after 6 months of work + you acquire a financial supplementwork + you acquire a financial supplement
  31. 31. Zavod Republike Slovenije za zaposlovanje RemunerationRemuneration Minimum salary ( from March 2010 ): 734,15 € gross 562,07 € net Average salary (July 2010): 1480,69 € gross 960,14€ net
  32. 32. Zavod Republike Slovenije za zaposlovanje RemunerationRemuneration Salary supplement: - food allowance: 3,76 € / day - transport to work: refund of costs of public transport Social contributions: - employer: 16,10% - employee: 22,10% Taxes depend on salary ( 16 - 41 % )
  33. 33. Zavod Republike Slovenije za zaposlovanje Cost of LivingCost of Living Average costs - some examples ( July 2010 ) White bread 1 kg 1,79 € Fresh milk 1 l 0,74 € Patatoes 1 kg 0,65 € Women leather shoes 1 pair 60,97 € Washing machine ( 5-7 kg ) 513,14 € Electricity- day tariff 1 kwh 0,12 € Eating in a restaurant 8,26 €
  34. 34. Zavod Republike Slovenije za zaposlovanje Finding AccomodationFinding Accomodation Prices differ from location, size, age of real-estate, furnishment etc. Average rents in capital city per month: (June 2010) - studio 371 € - 1- bedroom apartment 416 € - 2- bedroom apartment 624 € - 3- bedroom apartment 923 € Source: www.slonep.net
  35. 35. Zavod Republike Slovenije za zaposlovanje 3. COMING HOME
  36. 36. Zavod Republike Slovenije za zaposlovanje COMING BACK HOME • Contact EURES adviser • Finding a new job or registration process at PES • Social security (use of PD U forms, E-300 forms) • Reference letter from previous employer • Taxes
  37. 37. Zavod Republike Slovenije za zaposlovanje Slovenes describe themselves as hard working, honest, good singers who enjoy a good glass of wine.
  38. 38. Zavod Republike Slovenije za zaposlovanje USEFUL ADDRESSES EMPLOYMENT SERVICE OF SLOVENIA: www.ess.gov.si THE HEALTH INSURANCE INSTITUTE OF SLOVENIA: www.zzzs.si TAX ADMINISTRATION OF THE REPUBLIC OF SLOVENIA: www.sigov.si/durs/
  39. 39. Zavod Republike Slovenije za zaposlovanje USEFUL ADDRESSES GOVERNMENT: www.vlada.si MINISTRY OF FOREIGN AFFAIRS: www.gov.si/mzz/ CHAMBER OF COMMERCE AND INDUSTRY OF SLOVENIA: www.gzs.si
  40. 40. Zavod Republike Slovenije za zaposlovanje USEFUL ADDRESSES ACCOMODATION: www.slovenia-tourism.si www.souhostel.com www.slonep.net TRANSPORT: Railway: www.slo-zeleznice.si Flying: www.adria.si, www.lju-airport.si Roads: www.dars.si Bus: www.ap-ljubljana.si
  41. 41. Zavod Republike Slovenije za zaposlovanje Slovenia is this …. and moreSlovenia is this …. and more
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  45. 45. Zavod Republike Slovenije za zaposlovanje Thank you for your attention!

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