Newsletter 04/2022: The benefit of foreign qualified professionals to hospitality industry
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
Zoran Zaremski -
It is becoming increasingly difficult for hospitality companies in Germany to fill any open employment positions. Recruiting qualified professionals from abroad can help counter the growing problem of filling vacancies in the industry. Learn here what options are available to do so.
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Did you know that…?
191,878 third-country nationals
were employed in Germany under a residence permit for the purpose of employment in February 2022. Of those, 53,648 were EU Blue Card holders.
(Source: Federal Employment Agency, 2022)
Updates on 'Make it in Germany'
Within 10 years, 'Make it in Germany' has reached over 43 million people worldwide. Success stories involving international qualified professionals, companies, and a strong partner network were accompanied. To mark this occasion, you are given an insight into the development of the portal. 
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The anabin database provides information on foreign universities and their higher education qualifications. It also helps authorities, employers, and private individuals to classify foreign qualifications within the German system. For a quick introduction to anabin, watch the explanatory video.
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Make it in Germany’s YouTube channel was launched 8 years ago in 2014. The channel has generated more than 40 million video views so far this year alone. The top 5 countries are India, Brazil, Vietnam, Mexico and Germany.
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Guest article
Logo Hand in Hand
A banquet manager from Hanoi, a receptionist from São Paulo, a chef from Ho Chi Minh City – the workforce in hotels in the region of Rostock on the northern coast of Germany has become even more international in recent months. These new qualified professionals were recruited with the support of the pilot project "Hand in Hand for Internationals Talents".
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