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Calling in Sick to Work in Germany


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5 Things You Need to Know: Calling in Sick for Work in Germany?

By on September 16th, 2017

Let‘s say you have the flu and can‘t go to work. If you are insured with a public health insurance – like 90 percent of people who live in Germany – the German social security system comes into play now. Good thing Anja Büchner, Personal Consultant at

Social Securities in Germany


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An Introduction the 4 Social Securities in Germany

By on August 24th, 2017

Every person who earns money in Germany has to pay taxes and contribute to social security. Depending on where you’re originally from, you may be used to this system, but let’s break it down anyway.

 

In Germany, we have four different social securities:

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Hair Salon Dusseldorf


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The Best (English Speaking) Barber Shops and Hair Salons in Dusseldorf

By on August 17th, 2017

The great thing about finding a talented hair salon in Düsseldorf is that besides explaining what kind of cut you would like, you really don’t have to talk at all. Unfortunately, that short description about what cut you really want can make the outcome of your barber shop or…

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The Health Insurance Choice: Public or Private?

By on August 10th, 2017

It’s one of the first choices you have to make when moving to Germany. By law, all legal residents must have health insurance coverage. So, we’ve teamed up with James Meads, British expat and Founder of LiveWorkGermany, to look at the options…

Psychologist in Dusseldorf


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How to Find the Right Psychologist in Dusseldorf

By on January 4th, 2017

Growing up in North America often meant that illnesses such as anxiety or depression were fairly open subjects for discussion. While living in Germany, I’ve often noticed that it’s a much more taboo subject that should only be discussed in the comfort of your home.

So, let this post serve…

Jenna Davis
Düsseldorf, Germany

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