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Employees Secretly Leaving Germany To Work Abroad, Taking A One Year Educational Leave, & Other News

Guten abend Reader - Happy Sunday! I hope you all had a lovely weekend. Let's get right into this week's newsletter. Community news: Our community keeps growing as we have 8,295 Facebook fans and 1,594 on the mailing list. As always, thanks for following us! 🥳 If you love what we do, the biggest...
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6 days ago • 2 min read

The Berlin Life Has A New Website, AI powered Cover Letters, & Other News

Guten tag Reader - Hallo from Berlin! Super stoked about this week's newsletter as I've lots of exciting information to share. 💕 News on The Berlin Life front: I've redesigned the website from top to bottom! It has a whole new look and feel, and is organized to help you easily find the content...
13 days ago • 2 min read

Unsolicited (or Cold) Job Applications In Germany

Hallo there Reader - Greetings from Berlin! Today we're back talking about unsolicited (or cold) job applications In Germany. Let's Dive In Before starting your job search in Germany, it’s a good idea to know which industry you’d like to work in and then start researching companies within that...
22 days ago • 3 min read

How You Might Be Able To Get An Inflation Bonus, More German Citizenship Developments, and More

Guten tag Reader - Wow, it's our last newsletter for 2022. Thanks for being part of The Berlin Life community. We now have more than 8,000 members on Facebook, 1,500 on the mailing list, and about 10,000 monthly website readers. 🎉 1) I've created two brand new Berlin Life guides: A Rundown On...
about 1 month ago • 2 min read

An Aquarium Explosion, Companies Hiring, New Immigration Laws Approved, & More

Guten tag Reader - Hope you're having a great weekend so far. Today's newsletter highlights everything from our recently updated content, to news in Berlin, companies hiring, and all sorts of updates about working and living in Germany. 1) Although I haven't added any new content to The Berlin...
about 1 month ago • 3 min read

When You've Changed Employers Multiple Times in Germany

Guten tag Reader - Hope you're all having a great weekend so far! Today, we're here to talk about when you've changed employers multiple times in Germany and how that can impact your job search. Let's dive in: Companies tend to look unfavorably at candidates who've changed employers multiple...
about 2 months ago • 3 min read

Should you negotiate when you get a job offer in Germany?

Guten tag Reader - Greetings from a snowy Berlin! 🇩🇪 Hope you're all enjoying your Sunday. This past week, I came across some terrible advice about finding work in Germany, and frankly, it shocked me. The person doling out the advice said that when you‘re given a job offer, you shouldn’t...
2 months ago • 3 min read

Updates on Dual Citizenship in Germany ... & Other News

Hallo Reader - Hope your week is getting off to a good start. Here's some of the latest and greatest news at The Berlin Life. 1) We've updates some of our Berlin Life guides: Best Berlin Meetup Groups For Meeting New People - New to Berlin & looking to connect? A long veteran looking for the...
3 months ago • 1 min read

Finding A Job In Germany ... The Struggle Is Real

Hallo there Reader - Have you struggled when you were searching for a job in Germany? I know I have. Let me re-share part of my career journey in Berlin. I moved here in November 2014, with a job contract already secured. Some months into the new job, I saw the company wasn't doing well. It was...
3 months ago • 3 min read

The Best Cover Letter Advice You'll Ever Get ... Like, Really

Guten tag Reader - Hope you’re having a good week so far! Today we’re back with some rock-solid advice about how to create a really good cover letter that will help you land a job. We know that creating a cover letter can be really stressful, so we're here to take that away and make your job...
3 months ago • 2 min read