Cities of Opportunities

by Lucas Migray – our brand new columnist! In a rapidly developing world, cities need to reinvent and modernise themselves in order to remain relevant and attract qualified staff. According to the “law of globalisation”, only innovative cities have a future. At the so-called “war of talents”, cities fight for talented people. Therefore cities investContinue reading “Cities of Opportunities”

You Don’t Need to Meet Every Qualification to Apply for a Job

Are you that kind of person that thinks that you can only apply for a job if you are able to offer everything listed on the job ad? You should not! Please go ahead and try to get a job you dream of, even if you think you don’t have the entire qualification for thatContinue reading “You Don’t Need to Meet Every Qualification to Apply for a Job”

Probation Period in a German Work Contract

How long is the probation period in Germany and what does it mean for the employer and the employee? The probation period is regulated by law in Germany and can last for a maximum of six months. During this period the employee can finish the contract within two weeks. If the employer wishes, he canContinue reading “Probation Period in a German Work Contract”

Learn German for free with Deutsche Welle

There are many ways to learn a language nowadays. I know people who download apps and have a great experience with it. Others look for what is called in German “tandem” experiences (offering their language knowledge to another person and learning from him/her the other language as a conversation). There are really good face toContinue reading “Learn German for free with Deutsche Welle”

German consumer sentiment during the coronavirus crisis

Which is the German consumer sentiment during the coronavirus crisis? How do Germans evaluate the changing arena? Find this out here. In case you would like to understand other consumer sentiments in other European countries – and also around the globe, including Argentina and Brazil in South America – click here. Source: McKinsey research, articleContinue reading “German consumer sentiment during the coronavirus crisis”