“Should I stay or should I go now? If I go, there will be trouble. And if I stay it will be double. So come on and let me know.” The Clash
Job shadowing is perfect for introducing someone to a new workplace, allowing a comprehensive understanding of what roles, responsibilities and people within an organization are about. We were asked to accompany Zephania Shaidi, a representative from the Confederation of Tanzanian Industries (CTI), in Germany. His program was funded by the German Ministry of Economic Cooperation and Development and organized by the Hanover Chamber of Commerce. Instead of one company for one week, Zephania got an insight of several organizations and jobs. We are glad having been able to guide him throughout his intense schedule and, of course, found some time for an interview along the way.
When starting your own company you end up getting involved in daily details. Why is the internet not working? What’s for lunch? Who wants to go to that meet-up tonight? So it is important to recollect the essentials. And what would be more essential than to write about how and why we started AfricaWorks exactly three years ago in April 2016.
The authors of a recently published study by Bertelsmann Foundation are convinced: there is no way around increased immigration of skilled workers from outside Europe to Germany. Now what does that mean for Germany?
Interview with Ahijah Ndomba who wrote his bachelor thesis on market entry strategies in sub-Saharan Africa.
About the legal nitty-gritty when it comes to African staff in Germany
Relocating to Germany is tightly connected with one’s own citizenship or origin. Legal requirements therefore play the most important role. Here is where we give you an overview of the steps and criteria you need to take into consideration.
8 pieces of advice to prepare for your next online interview
At the German-French Institute for Technology and Business (DFHI) in Saarbrücken, African students are particularly successful.
What many do not know is that Germany is already one of the most popular countries for working immigrants worldwide. On a global scale, Germany ranks second right after the United States. That being said, an international workforce offers many advantages for German companies. Here are the most important ones.