Is it hard to get a job if I speak only English at first? I'm an interior designer, specialised in 3D visualisation. I also have a European passport. I can easily learn German, since I've already studied before, but haven't practised for ages.
Honestly, I think it's more difficult to find a flat in Berlin than a job.
But I think that all depends on what job do you want to, but I would say that you will be fine here You can check some offers here:https://de.indeed.com/
Thanks, Sofia. Very clarifying. Would you mind telling me why it's hard to find a flat there?
Call it gentrification, call it speculation or maybe there are to many people and few flats... perhaps it's the combination of all. The true is that ideas like "Berlin is poor, but sexy" or "flats are super cheap in Berlin" are not the reality anymore.
Most Startups will employ people with the technical skills required rather than checking your German skills. I have met people that worked in Berlin for already 6 years and at each company the main language was English. But that means that you need to actively learn German outside work.
If you work in anything but IT, more specifically Development then good luck finding high paying jobs. Or really any qualified work at all. Most companies require at least a good lvl (b1-b2) of German. If you are fine waiting tables, working at cafés or things like that you will be fine. Anything outside of that? No dice! To be fair though: that holds true for pretty much every country.
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