Qualified professionals from abroad: both sides stand to gain

International teams are an asset: by recruiting staff from abroad, employers not only bring highly qualified employees into the company. With their new approaches and their experience of other cultural backgrounds, international qualified professionals also enrich corporate culture.

By searching for new employees beyond your national borders, you cover your own needs for skilled labour with qualified immigrants and also, thanks to the specific knowledge of markets, countries and languages of your new recruits, gain intercultural skills that can open up new opportunities for you on international markets.

You can find out how to successfully recruit and integrate international qualified professionals on our web pages.

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Here, we explain the regulations applying to qualified migrants for entering and working in Germany that businesses need to take into account – and how you can support your new recruits, for example in obtaining a visa.

The International and Specialised Services (ZAV) of the Federal Employment Agency (BA) supports German companies actively in search for suitable applicants from abroad. Here you will be able to find the latest top-applicants of the (ZAV), categorized according to the respective professional branch.

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Do you want all the information at a glance? Here are our guidelines on all issues related to recruiting and integrating international qualified professionals. Just download it or print it out.

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Many businesses have already successfully recruited and integrated international qualified professionals. You can view their stories here.