Finding jobs in Germany

How to find an English-speaking job in Germany from India

If you’re an Indian job seeker aspiring to work in Germany but are concerned about the language barrier, don’t worry. Germany offers numerous opportunities for English-speaking professionals. In this blog post, I will guide you on how to find an English-speaking job in Germany from India, providing you with valuable resources and job portals to kick-start your job search.

This post is for you if you are looking for answers to any of the below questions:

  • How to find a job in Germany
  • Where to Find a Job in Germany
  • What are the ways to find a job in Germany
  • How to find English-speaking jobs in Germany
Finding a Job in Germany
Finding a Job in Germany

Before starting your job search, it’s crucial to research the job market in Germany. Identify the industries and sectors where English fluency is highly valued, such as information technology, engineering, finance, consulting, research, and multinational companies. Understanding the demand for English speakers in these sectors will help you focus your efforts and target the right job opportunities. Because honestly, not all industries need just English speakers, they need fluent German speaking skills as well.

Tailor your resume and cover letter to highlight your relevant skills, experiences, and qualifications for the specific job you’re applying to. Emphasize your English language proficiency, multicultural experiences, and any international work or study experiences you’ve had. Consider using the Europass CV format, commonly used in Europe, to present your qualifications effectively.

Now I will subdivide the complete post into different categories of the website which you need to keep a check for while finding Job in Germany.

Do I need German to find a job in Germany?

Learning German is crucial for finding a job in Germany due to several important reasons. First and foremost, German is the official language of the country, and having a strong command of the language is highly valued by employers. Fluency in German enables effective communication in the workplace, fostering better collaboration and understanding with colleagues, clients, and superiors.

Moreover, knowing German opens up a wider range of job opportunities, as many positions require proficiency in the language. It demonstrates your commitment to integrating into the local culture and shows employers that you are willing to adapt and immerse yourself in the German work environment. Enrol now and learn German fast with this course.

Additionally, learning German provides a competitive edge over other candidates, especially in sectors that primarily operate in the local language, such as customer service, healthcare, legal, and government sectors. Overall, mastering the German language significantly increases your employability and enhances your prospects of finding a rewarding job in Germany.

The official Websites of the German Government for finding Jobs in Germany

If you are looking for a permanent job or Internship you must not miss taking a look at the Federal Employment Agency. It is always recommended to know the German language if you are planning to relocate to Germany, however, there are still some English-speaking jobs in Germany. Honestly speaking, the competition for those English-speaking jobs is very high.

The Networking Portals

Business networks offer an important advantage when you are applying for jobs: connections. You can market yourself, get in touch with companies, or catch up with former colleagues. The German platform Xing and its American counterpart LinkedIn are the Facebooks of job boards. Now I didn’t mention Facebook for Jobs here because I haven’t noticed much around that. It helps only sometimes like when you are looking for Mini Jobs or Part-Time Jobs in Germany.

As I mentioned in the video, do consider connecting with professionals on Xing and Linkedin to know more about the company apart from applying for jobs published on these portals.

The General List / Job Boards

General job boards cover all occupations, sectors and regions of Germany. All types of companies publish their ads in them. The best generalist which you need to keep a check for, are StepStone Germany and Several job portals and online platforms are dedicated to connecting job seekers with English-speaking opportunities in Germany.

I personally found my job on Indeed, so if you are looking for a Job in Germany then I am sure you will find something below.

  1. StepStone
  2. Indeed
  3. Monster
  4. Jobrapido
  5. Glassdoor
  6. Joblift
  8. Staufenbiel
  9. Jobvector
  10. TheLocalDE
  11. Workwise
  12. English Jobs DE
  13. Jooble

The Start-up Jobs

Finding a job in Germany is really tricky when it is the case when you don’t know where and how to look for it. If you are looking for getting a VISA sponsorship then many Startups in Germany do give you this option of VISA sponsorship to move to Germany from India.

After all, all you need to have is a job offer in your hand before applying for Employment Visa in the German Embassy of your country.

Finding Jobs in Germany: Complete Course

Complete Course for Finding Jobs in Germany by Bharat in Germany (BIG Academy). Even though times are tough, there are still hundreds of students and professionals getting hired in Germany because they are applying to jobs, the German way and this course teaches you exactly that and much more!

How to find Jobs in Germany for Indians (Hindi Vlog)

Finding an English-speaking job in Germany from India is indeed possible with the right approach and resources. Conduct thorough research, enhance your English and German language skills, tailor your application materials, and leverage job portals and networking opportunities. With persistence and dedication, you’ll increase your chances of securing a rewarding professional opportunity in Germany.

Remember, the job market is constantly evolving, so stay proactive, adaptable, and open to new opportunities. Good luck with your job search!

I hope you liked my list of places where you can look for a Job in Germany. If you have encountered some other website which helped you to land a job in Germany then drop that in the comment box below so that it can help other people who are looking for jobs in Germany.

If you want to read about Moving to Germany then you can check my other post. Don’t hesitate to drop a message to me if you have any questions by reaching out on Contact Page.

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  1. Hi Eri,

    Greetings !!

    I am your subscriber and regular viewer of your Youtube channel. hope you are doing good. I think it’s going to be the first comment on this blog.
    the way you connects with all, is really great. so, please be the same just the way you are.

    keep it up !!


    1. Hello,

      Thank you so much for being the first person to comment on the blog post.
      I am really glad to read this and I will try to stay the same as I am.

      Thanks again!

  2. Hello Eri,
    I am Dr. Suhail Hakeem Khan from India. I had completed my Ph.D in biochemistry from NDRI (National Dairy Research Institute), Karnal, Haryana. After completing my research I had joined a well renounced premedical institute that is Aakash institute (joined with Byjus) as assistant professor for Zoology since 2019. Recently I am just trying to search academic job in Germany and others, so Eri, there is any opportunity to get a similar (Academic job) in Germany..
    Thank you

  3. Hallo Eri, My self Manjunath and I am from India.Thank you for sharing such diverse information with us and thank you for your efforts. I have a bachelor degree and have been working for US Healthcare for the last ten years. Are there employment opportunities available to me in Germany. If you could provide me with some information about that, it would be very helpful.

    1. Hello Manjunath,

      Yes the opportunities are available, Request you to please check the website which I have shared and start applying for jobs which doesnt require any German language requirement in the starting.

  4. Hello Eri
    Thanks for putting detail information regarding job search from India.I am working professional in Automotive sector from India having 10 years of experience.I am using LinkedIn,Xing,Stepstone to get job so for not positive response.Please show me some steps or suggestion where I am lacking.Please reply me on [email protected] if possible.

  5. Hi Eri,

    For JSV it’s mentioned that 5 years of minimum experience is required in suitable domain. I’m working in Pharmacovigilance (pharma sector) so do I need to complete first my 5 years or I can directly apply.

    What do you suggest?

    Thank You

    Yuvraj Yadav

    1. For Job Seeker Visa, people always recommend coming with 5 years of experience. This work experience criterion is not mentioned anywhere on the Visa checklist. So, it is not a mandatory rule to come with an exact 5 years of experience, sometimes you can also get JSV with 3-4 years of experience.

  6. Hi Eri,

    The way you have attempted to explain the details in your blog and vidoes about moving to Germany is really helpful.
    I am a working finance professional in a Multinational bank with 10+ years of work ex. I do not have any professional degree, I am a commerce graduate thats it. Could i still attempt for finding a job in Germany? Please share your opinion/ guidance. Wish you good luck.

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