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A guide for employment seeker in Spain

by on Apr.06, 2011, under spain

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If you are aiming to work and live in Spain, but do not know how to acquire one. Then, you will find this simple guidelines and tips that you can use to start. European Nationals can easily find a job in Spain, as they are not required to get any permit or working visa. In reality, this is valid to all European Union members. The case is different if you are a US National or other foreign nationality; the country requires that you get a working permit from the Spanish consulate in your origin. They can also assist in providing you requirements that you will need to be able to work in Spain. These are on top of the general prerequisite in applying for a visa like: a.) Proof of Employment (job offer from Spain) b.) Company details (registration number and social security number) c. Criminal Record Certificate d.) medical certificate d.) valid Passport e.) Three passport sized photos.

It is important that you have a ready work and can live accordingly when you move to Spain. This is very important as the cost of living, and lifestyle is high comparing to other European countries. Before you move, consider your abilities and skills because there are many possibilities for a job without having to leave your current location. In these times where everything is connecting through the internet, it is easy to get an online freelance job especially if you are good in graphic designing, website design, and software programmer. This will be your starting point to improve your financial aspect. Another popular job is to teach
English to businesspersons and students, you should be a TEFL certificate holder to be able to instruct this in Spain.

Here are some helpful tips in finding a job in Spain:

1. Learn Spanish – having a basic knowledge of the language is good enough for you to get an employment.
2. Detailed CV/Resume – include all the skills and qualifications that you have. Ensure that you list specifics to make it more precise.
3. Online Job sites – there are many websites that offers job and assistance for job seekers like you.
4. Classifieds – this type works best if you are already living in Spain, as the daily newspaper ads vacancy and job openings from various companies.
5. Job Seeker Publications – it is like a magazine type, which is helpful for those looking for employment, and employers where they can post their requirements for employees.
6. National Employment Office
7. Employment Agencies

These helpful guides in finding job in Spain are important for you to accomplish before moving to Spain. It is not advisable for a person to move without definite income, it is a reality that you cannot stay long in the country with only your savings, as your source of earnings because it will eventually run out.

Sam Tonzenger pens largely for http://www.spain-tips.com , a web page on the topic of working conditions in spain and find a job in spain. His writings on working conditions in spain are published on http://www.spain-tips.com/ar/news/working-conditions-in-spain.shtml .

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