- First steps
- Handbook for Immigrants
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a) Looking for work
Register with your local Employment Agency (Agentur für Arbeit) or jobcenter (Jobcenter) as looking for work. Employment Agency and jobcenters arrange jobs and apprenticeships , further education and training opportunities and advise employers and those looking for work.
Agentur für Arbeit
Agentur für Arbeit
|Jobcenter at the district Schwäbisch Hall|
74523 Schwäbisch Hall
Tel.: 0791/9758 582
Jobcenter at the district Schwäbisch Hall
(* Costs in accordance with your local telephone network price list)
Also try to find work as quickly as possible by acting on your own initiative. Look through the job offer advertisements (Stellenangebote) in your local newspapers, community newsletters (Gemeindeblättern), as well as in the “Kreiskurier” and the “Wochenpost”. Ask friends and acquaintances and search the Internet (you may use the Internet Centre of the Employment Agency.
It may also be a good idea to apply directly to companies in the region. Many personnel departments collect such applications until they need someone.There are statutory regulations for many foreigners regarding employment. Check with your Foreign Nationals Registration Office to avoid criminal prosecution.
b) Self-Reliance/Setting Up a Business
The basis for a good start and successful self-reliance are comprehensive information and advice, many contacts and good qualifications. The Heilbronn Chamber of Trade (Handwerkskammer), The Heilbronn-Franken Chamber of Commerce and Industry (Industrie- and Handelskammer), the Technology Centre and the WGF Schwäbisch Hall (local business development association) offer seminars and surgeries on setting up a business, consolidating one’s livelihood and safeguarding a company’s existence. Appointments for the Administrative District can be made with the service team in the Haus der Wirtschaft: Tel. 0791/5801-24.
Additional information under www.wfgonline.de
c) Services for Service Providers
If you wish to become active as a service provider in the Schwäbisch Hall Administrative District, you may be provided with information, contacts and advice on how to proceed via the.
Landratsamt Schwäbisch Hall