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  1. 1. WORKING ABROAD LABOR MARKET DACH Countries • Germany • Austria • Switzerland
  2. 2. WHO ARE WE ? Sylvia Taudien | Founder and Director  52 years old  Cologne / Barcelona  Economics  Master in Marketing (ESADE)  10 years experience in Marketing in Multinationals  18 years experience in HR Management in Headhunting and Career Orientation
  3. 3. WHO ARE WE ?  Advantage Consultores was founded in September 2003 by Sylvia Taudien  10 Consultants in Barcelona, Madrid and Frankfurt am Main  We offer practical and flexible solutions to companies undergoing changes
  4. 4. THE LABOR MARKETS OF GERMANY, AUSTRIA AND SWITZERLAND The German labor market is currently in its best condition since 1992 41.8 millions of active work force vs. 2.9 millions of job seekers (2013) Economic growth 2013 0.40 % (with basically all sectors growing). In the first quarter of 2013… … there were 949.900 vacancies in Germany. The hiring outlook in Germany is positive in 2013 with 29% of employers expected to increase vs. 15% likely to cut down their workforce. In 2013 the economic growth and creation of jobs in Germany and Austria has slowed down compared to 2012, but prospects remain promising. Sources: Manager Magazin / Deutscher Industrie- und Handelskammertag / Handelsblatt / Bank Austria / UBS
  5. 5. STATISTICS: ECONOMIC GROWTH Real GDP growth rate - volume Percentage change on previous year 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 Germany Austria Switzerland -5,10 4,00 3,30 0,70 0,40 -3,80 1,80 2,80 0,90 0,60 -1,90 3,00 1,80 1,00 1,40 Spain EU 27 Euro Area -3,80 -0,20 0,10 -1,60 -1,50 -4,50 2,00 1,70 -0,40 -0,10 -4,40 2,00 1,50 -0,60 -0,40 Sources: | / UBS
  6. 6. STATISTICS: UNEMPLOYMENT (July 2013) EU Unemployment rates Source: Unemployment Switzerland: 3 % in 2013
  7. 7. MOST REQUIRED PROFILES Which professions and functions are most sought for?        Healthcare Engineering IT Logistics Sales, Administration, Banking and Finance, Marketing and Product management Pharmaceutical Industry Project Management What are the key target cities? DE Berlin, Hamburg, Munich, Frankfurt CH Basel, Bern, Zürich A Vienna
  8. 8. MOST REQUIRED PROFILES Industrial industrial engineers, civil engineers, computer engineers, health engineers and mechanical engineers, telecommunications engineers, graphic designers, computer analysts. Health nurses, odontologists, othorhinolaryngologists, gynecologists, oncologists, geriatric with studies in therapy and rehabilitation. Education pre-school, primary and secondary teachers, especially in science courses, and university professors with fluency in German. Other economists, scientist financial advisors and managers, professionals in logistics and transport technicians, electricians, painters, welders, mechanics… The least accessible jobs for immigrants in Germany are lawyers and accountants, as well as journalists and writers.
  9. 9. INITIAL REFLECTIONS BEFORE GOING ABROAD  Do I understand this presentation? Most placements abroad require at least basic English skills  Countries which most need qualified personal: Germany, Austria, Switzerland, Scandinavian Countries, UK, India, China, Brazil  Professional requirements: - Qualification for the position - CV, certificates/diplomas and recommendation letters in English (at least) - Languages - Intercultural competence - Real mobility - Support from your family
  10. 10. GLOBAL LABOR MARKET Which are the most required profiles/jobs/function/industry/cities? DACH COUNTRIES (DE, AT,CH) Finance, Healthcare, Ingenieur, IT, Logistiks, Sachbearbeiter, Sales, Administration, Banking und Finanz, Marketing und Produkt, Pharma , Projekt Management , Sales (DE: Berlin, Hamburg) (CH: Basel, Bern, Zürich), Tourism, UK Administration, Engineering, Finance , IT, Marketing, Retail, Sales, (Birmingham, London, Manchester) FRANCE Buyer, Internal Auditor, Department Manager, Sales, Community Manager, Change Management Consultant, Sustainable Development, Developer for mobile applications, Energy , Traffic Mgr. CHINA Sales, IT, Software, Finance, Manufacturing (Hong Kong). INDIA Sales, IT, Software, Finance, Engineering. USA Courier, Delivery Driver, Dental Assistant, Electrician, Medical Assistant, Paralegal, Pharmacist, Pharmacy Technician, Receptionist, Security Guard, Sales
  11. 11. HOW TO START IN THE NEW COUNTRY?  Registration with local authorities Einwohnermeldeamt  Housing  Schools  Relocation organisms  Public authorities  Bundesanstalt für Arbeit Employment office  Intercultural training  Language training  A lot of positive attitude and tenacity  Integration phase
  12. 12. SALARY STRUCTURE Compare Entry-level Salaries Engineers € 40.000 - 48.000 € 18.000 – 28.000 Physicians € 45.000 - 55.000 € 28.000 - 48.000 Business Administration € 25.000 - 45.000 € 15.000 – 25.000 Caution: Germany has a greater gross/net differential than Spain! In Switzerland, gross income tends to be 15-20% above German salaries, with lower tax rates but higher living expenses
  14. 14. THE JOB MARKET (I) GERMANY  For many foreigners, Germany has amazing working conditions. German employees enjoy some of the highest salaries in the world, generous benefits and state-mandated job protection. In some industries, working hours have been reduced to 35 hours/week and holiday of up 30 days/year is not uncommon.  If you plan to work in Germany you will need to get a residence and a work permit. Only if you are an EU national these may not be necessary.  There are lots of places to look for jobs in Germany and many can be contacted before you arrive. To get you started, we have gathered together some of the more effective resources.
  15. 15. THE JOB MARKET (II) GERMANY  Germany is quite a bureaucratic country; this generalization also tends to be true for the job application process. You may be required to provide more than a CV (curriculum vitae/résumé) and cover letter common to applications in many countries (referred to in German as a (Kurzbewerbung).  Many foreigners need some time to adapt to the German attitude to work. People don't tend to work long hours; in many offices, especially in the public sector, the day ends at around 4 pm.
  16. 16. SELECTED SOURCES OF RECRUITMENT GERMANY Other resources to find a job: Labor offices (Arbeitsamt), Eures Network, Recruitment agencies (Arbeitsvermittlung), Career fairs, Speculative applications, Chambers of Commerce
  17. 17. JOB PORTALS (I) BY PROFESSION Engineers IT Sciences
  18. 18. JOB PORTALS (II) BY PROFESSION Architecture Design Arts & culture Journalism Freelance
  19. 19. THE JOB MARKET (I) AUSTRIA  You can find almost any type of job in the Austrian job market. However, certain industries have higher demand so it is easier to find employment there.  There are many routes to find out about job opportunities: newspapers, internet, agencies, friends and relatives. A good combined use of the available channels will help you to find a job quickly.  Once you have managed to get the required permits, the hardest part is over. The economic situation in Austria is relatively healthy and it is therefore possible to find a good job within a reasonable time.
  20. 20. THE JOB MARKET (II) AUSTRIA  Your job application is of crucial importance in the process of getting a job. A professional application will eventually lead to a personal interview, which is the next step in the process.  Austria has a rather traditional working environment with not a lot to complain about from the employee’s perspective. Your job security will depend on the type of contract you have.
  21. 21. SELECTED SOURCES OF RECRUITMENT AUSTRIA Other resources to find a job: The Austrian Employment Services (AMS), Classifieds, Personal contacts, Agencies
  22. 22. THE JOB MARKET (I) SWITZERLAND  For most foreigners, Switzerland appears to be a paradise for working conditions. Swiss employees enjoy some of the highest salaries in the world. Despite widespread job losses in Switzerland during the early 1990s recession, unemployment is still among the lowest in Europe.  There are many ways and places to look for a job in Switzerland. Many can be contacted before you arrive. To help you get started, we have gathered together some of the more effective Swiss resources for searching for employment.  Since 1998, Switzerland has a dual priority system for the issuance of work permits: this means priority is given to workers from EU member states and a more restrictive admission policy is operated for non-EU citizens.
  23. 23. THE JOB MARKET (II) SWITZERLAND  Your job application acts as your ‘business card’ for your job search as well as being your passport to a first contact with potential employers. Job applications and the selection process in Switzerland might look and work differently than what you’re used to at home.  Many jobs in Switzerland are subject to regulation and can require some formal qualifications. Foreign qualifications are recognized in many trades and professions, as long as the training is similar to the equivalent Swiss qualification.  Switzerland has a very high costs of living when compared with countries in the European Union, but also relatively high levels of pay. However, be prepared to work a lot for your money!
  24. 24. SELECTED SOURCES OF RECRUITMENT SWITZERLAND Other resources to find a job: Labor offices (Arbeitsamt), Eures Network, Recruitment agencies (Arbeitsvermittlung), Career fairs, Speculative applications, Chambers of Commerce
  25. 25. MARKETING TOOLS  CV finish with date and signature  Professional photograph highly recommended though no longer mandatory  Cover Letter with handwritten signature  Letters of Recommendation · Job References  Certificates and Diplomas Sample CVs
  26. 26. JOB APPLICATIONS Your Curriculum Vitae Lebenslauf Include: Written job application CV (curriculum vitae) Passport photo Certifications from previous activities or/and employers  Certifications from further trainings or seminars  The letter of application    
  27. 27. JOB APPLICATIONS Your Curriculum Vitae Lebenslauf Include: Written job application CV (curriculum vitae) Passport photo Certifications from previous activities or/and employers  Certifications from further trainings or seminars  The letter of application    
  28. 28. JOB APPLICATIONS Your Curriculum Vitae Lebenslauf
  29. 29. KEYS TO CONVINCE DURING THE INTERVIEW  Coldness: the atmosphere of an interview in Germany always seems much more "cool" than in Spain. Actually it is more neutral, as the Germans give this type of meeting a very formal character.  Respect: always exists in an interview with a German high mutual respect among participants, the candidate is also considered a possible future "client", and dealing with it is balanced, placing it at the same height as their partners.  Reliability: in return for a sense of commitment, the Germans need to feel that a candidate has been thought and prepared very seriously as you can represent your new job, it is essential.  Prohibited: it may seem common sense in Germany are grounds for elimination of a selection process: criticize their current or former colleagues or bosses, change of position regarding the negotiation of economic conditions, show undue impatience, and give the feeling of having participated in an interview just "to see what I’m offered“.
  30. 30. HOW DOES A HEADHUNTER OR RECRUITMENT AGENCY WORK?  What is the difference between headhunting and recruiting?  What is the profile of a headhunter?  How does a headhunter get new assignments?  How does a company decide to mandate a headhunter, recruitment agency or search for staff on their own?  What is the internal process of my CV?  What are headhunters looking at in my CV?  How do I behave when they contact me directly?  Why do they never contact me?  How will they evaluate my job interview?  Shall I do a follow-up?
  31. 31. THANK YOU for your attention! ¡MUCHAS GRACIAS por su atención! VIELEN DANK für Ihre Aufmerksamkeit!
  32. 32. AND GOOD LUCK!