#LifeInCzechia She is one of the two people behind the birth of Foreigners.cz. CEO Andrea Tkačuková runs a successful business that has grown to include five more branches in the Czech Republic. In the interview, she talks not only about her experience with establishing a startup and renting apartments to foreigners, but also about what it’s like to be a businesswoman and mother in one.
ABSL – the Association of Business Service Leaders – connects companies from all over Czechia operating centres of shared business services, outsource information technologies or focus on research. The Foreigners agency recently joined this association so that we can more intensely share our know-how regarding the employment of foreign workers and their integration into the Czech society. Our common goal is to make sure that you feel at home in these companies.
Are you planning on coming to Czechia on a temporary residence permit for a family member of an EU citizen? Unfortunately, with the recent immigration law amendment, this has become more complicated. It is now necessary to distinguish between so-called “close” and “distant” family members. And distant family members will have to adhere to tougher conditions to get this residence permit.
Our Relocation Consultant Martin was recently promoted to the position of a PRO(fessional) at Foreigners. We caught up with him at the Brno office over a cup of coffee to discuss his career growth, how he’s survived and thrived during the pandemic, his favorite part of working with people, and what he enjoys doing in his free time.
Are you a third-country citizen from a country where the epidemiological situation has gotten much worse? And do you want to come to Czechia? As of 4 May, the Czech Ministry of Health released a new measure amending the old decision concerning the travel of citizens from countries with extreme or low risk of infection. The new rules are slightly more convenient, so more third-country citizens will be able to enter Czechia.
Some of us go abroad for studying, working or perhaps when following our life partner to their homeland. Some of us like to travel far and long to discover unfamiliar corners of the world. Reasons for leaving a home country are many but they all have connecting elements, not all of them necessarily being pleasant and commonly talked about – cultural shock, loneliness, even depression can hit once you root yourself out of the familiar land and try to plant yourself in a new geographical and cultural environment.
Arriving in a new country, for most people, is not an easy task. You are leaving your comfort zone, and you have a lot of questions and uncertainties hovering in your head, right? However, for someone like me who has started living abroad recently, the first big question that came up was how to find a place to live during my stay in the Czech Republic. This process isn’t always easy. So, to simplify that, it is important to be as well informed as possible. Therefore, in this article, we will tell you some recommendations, rights, and obligations that concern you as a tenant to ensure that everything runs smoothly during your stay in the country.
Working in the Czech Republic can give a whole range of possibilities: starting from an entertaining job in a pleasant working atmosphere and ending with relatively low cost of living, dynamic environment and lush nature. Jessica from Italy sure knows that: she has been working for Lufthansa InTouch Brno for two years and couldn’t be happier about her decision of moving to Brno.
If you’re planning to purchase an apartment in the Czech Republic in order to rent it out, we strongly recommend you to draw your attention to such things as furnishing, facilities, building, big or small rooms and so on. It can play a major role in the rental price you’ll establish for those who would want to live in your apartment.