Newsletter 3/2022: Vocational training opportunities
Dear reader,
Welcome to the new issue of the ‘Make it in Germany’ newsletter. Keep up to date with the key developments in the field of immigration of skilled workers in Germany. Your ‘Make it in Germany’ team wishes you an enjoyable read!
In the spotlight
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Due to a lack of applicants, vacant apprenticeship positions cannot be filled in some sectors in Germany. This is reason enough to also look for apprentices abroad. This article explains how German employers can recruit foreign trainees and what they need to bear in mind when hiring them.
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Did you know that…?
Almost 30,000 people
were living in Germany with a residence permit for vocational training as of 30 June 2021.
(Federal Office for Migration and Refugees, 2022)
Updates on Make it in Germany
Welcome to Germany! In a new video, Federal Minister for Economic Affairs and Climate Action Robert Habeck addresses international skilled workers and welcomes them to Germany.
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Are you looking for a job in Germany? From now on you can search for the right job on the Make it in Germany job listings in German, English, French and Spanish.
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Guest article
With the THAMM initiative, the German development cooperation promotes the fair recruitment of trainees and skilled workers from North Africa to Germany. In this interview, the THAMM project leader talks about her experiences and challenges. 
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