Why Find a Job in the Czech Republic?

Have you ever considered working in the Czech Republic? With a stable and dynamic economy and a convenient central European location, the country is full of opportunities for expats all over the world. Whether you are considering a move to the Czech Republic or already live here and are planning to grow your career, check out our article and find out more advantages of working in this marvelous country.

Unemployment is Historically Low

Unemployment in the Czech Republic is currently the lowest across the EU. Due to the huge influx of large corporations, thousands of jobs appear on the market, but there are not enough people to fill them. The low unemployment and a high number of available positions, of course, increases your chances of finding the perfect job.

The Perfect Place to Start a Career

Prague – the Czech capital city, as well as other cities in the Czech Republic, are home to numerous headquarters of major international companies. These companies are more than ever interested in foreign workers. The Czech Republic is an ideal country where you can find a job even without knowing the Czech language.

You Can Really Enjoy your Vacation Time

No matter if you are a Czech citizen or an expat working in the Czech Republic, you still can benefit from having among the greatest number of public holidays in Central Europe. In 2019, the Czech Republic will have 13 bank holidays in comparison with Belgium that will have only 10 or the Netherlands with 11 bank holidays. Moreover, in the Czech Republic, full-time employees have at minimum 20 paid days per year in their vacation package while the majority of big corporations offer 25 paid days plus sick days.

You Can Take Advantage of Multiple Job Privileges

Pet-friendly offices, guitar lessons, gyms, flexible working hours, meal vouchers, home offices and much more — the majority of local companies offer these great perks to employees. The most popular benefits among workers are meal vouchers – a voucher for a meal given to employees as an employee benefit, allowing them to eat outside at restaurants, cafes, and canteens. The main advantage of these vouchers is that they cannot be spent on cigarettes or alcohol.

One of the Most Generous Countries for Maternity Leave

According to recently published data from the OECD, the Czech Republic is among the top 10 countries in the world for paid maternity leave, offering new mothers just over 60% of their salary for 28 weeks. The amount of money mother will receive is based on her prior earnings (e.g. if her salary is 19 000 CZK, in 2019 she will receive approx. 13 140 CZK a month).

So, are you willing to build a career in the Czech Republic but do not know where to start? Visit our website www.jobsinczechia.com and buy the e-book ”How to find a job in the Czech Republic?” – a perfect guide for an expat looking for a job in this flourishing country!

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Veronika Khyzhniak

Hello, readers! My name is Veronika, and I come from Ukraine. I have been living in the Czech Republic for five years and definitely know many interesting and useful facts about this country! It is a pleasure to share them with you. Hopefully, you will like my posts! Enjoy :-)

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