Finding a job in Prague.
Many foreigners find themselves in Prague having followed a Czech girlfriend back to their native land. Or, having overstayed a long hazy summer weekend, find themselves in a desperate love affair with the country and are determined to remain by finding a job in Prague. Once personal funds run dry (which happens much quicker than 10 years ago) then the only option is the long walk home, or stay and get a job.
What Type Of Job Can I Get In Prague?
In Prague, due to low unemployment and a growing SSC sector (Shared service centres for global companies), there are many positions available from basic customer service roles through to consulting and world-class IT positions. So at the moment finding a job in Prague is really not that difficult.
Online Job Databases:
One option is to visit job-posting websites, such as our own jobdog.cz site which contains hundreds of great opportunities for foreigners.
An idea of the salaries can be found in the tables below. However, before you look at the salaries and faint, don’t forget the cost of living is significantly cheaper here than in many countries which is why Prague continues to hit the top 5 most desired countries to live in within Europe.
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Click to see our selection of MANUFACTURING, LOGISTICS AND ENGINEERING positions for Prague and the Czech Republic.
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Click to see our selection of BANKING AND FINANCIAL SERVICE positions for Prague and the Czech Republic.
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Click to see our selection of CUSTOMER SERVICE/ SSC/BPO SERVICES positions for Prague and the Czech Republic.
Whilst Jobdog.cz has a vast array of current job opportunities, most are both permanent and have great career advancement. However, if finding a full-time job in Prague ruins your idea of getting the most out of your stay – you could perhaps try your hand at freelance English Teaching. You can add your Teachers Classified advert here, and the following table gives you an idea of what you can earn with your language in Prague:
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If however, you are a highly specialised senior applicant and want to continue to climb the ladder whilst living in Prague, you’re in luck as Specialized Recruitment Firms and Employment Agencies are very active in the market on Job Portals. This is in part due to the country’s well-educated population and incredibly low unemployment rate. Along with a lower cost of living, compared to its neighbouring country Germany, the Czech Republic is a great option for skilled workers.
So no matter if you want to live a free life as a Language Teacher or become the next Senior Manager of a Multi-Corp – then finding a job in Prague is not as hard as you may think!