Facts to Know Before Planning to Work in Germany

Study-in-GermanyPursuing MS in Germany can help you to have a great career option ahead. So, if you are planning to work in Germany & complete your studies, you are on a right track. Having one of the lowest unemployment rates in the European Union, Germany attracts a large number of qualified professionals from around the world. After completing the degree in Germany you have approximately, 18 months on hand to find your job.  But if you return to your county soon after completing your degree then this duration is reduced to six months. Popularly known for its Research and Development; Germany assures constant innovation for the people working over there. Therefore, it is a great country to learn and work in.

Most Prominent Industries to approach in Germany are:

•    Healthcare
•    IT and Telecommunications
•    Aerospace
•    Automotive
•    Chemicals and Pharmaceuticals
•    Medical Technology
•    Mechanics
•    Electrical and Electronics
•    Steel and Metal
•    Precision Engineering and Optics
•    Energy and Environmental Technology
•    Construction
•    Nanotechnology

In-Demand Careers in Germany are:

  • In-demand-careers-GermanyMechanical Engineers
  • Automotive Engineers
  • Electrical Engineers
  • Building Engineers
  • IT Specialists
  • Telecommunication Engineers
  • Doctors
  • Scientists
  • Mathematicians
  • Geriatric Caregivers
  • Nursing Professionals
  • Business Administrators

Here are some facts you should know before planning to work in Germany:

1.     Quick and Formal Greetings

Greetings are usually formal and quick in Germany. Whenever a person enters a room it is a custom to shake hands with everyone even with the children; if there are any in the room. Addressing a person with titles and surnames in your conversations is what German’s usually follow. However, you should not be calling a person with its first name until you are not asked to do so.

2.    Communicating with Germans

German’s tend to be ‘ideas’ people and likes sharing their thoughts on political or philosophical subjects.  They are the very effective communicators and pay close attention to detail even if it is a casual conversation. Therefore, you should brush up your political and philosophical knowledge before starting a conversation with them.

3.     Quality of work life

Quality-work-Life1Quality of work life is extremely good in Germany. Usually, the German employees are not allowed to work for more than eight hours a day allowing a time to pursue interests other than the official work. Getting bonuses in the form of cash or trips is quite common, resulting in a better quality of life in Germany.


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