What are the dos and don'ts of finding a job in Spain?

Hello everyone,

Where is the best place to start when looking for a job in Spain? Is it better to job-hunt by directly contacting the company of your interest, or should job-seekers rely on a recruitment agency, for example?

Are there any unique aspects that job-seekers should consider when preparing their CV/résumé and cover letter? Should a photo be included?

Do you have any tips on interview conduct in Spain? Are there any particulars, such as greetings or behavioural customs?

In you opinion, is knowledge of the local language or a regional language necessary to successfully apply for a job? What level of the language should job-seekers have mastered?

Thank you for sharing your experience.


The best place.. for jobs... is Info jobs...and the spanish unemployment office
and word of month...there are not really many
job the part of spain where I live...

Interview.. conduct .. same as England.. however I normally follow .. the other person
if they shake hands.. then I would ...


Unfortunately i have not be contacted by anyone, I am looking to improve my Spanish and then become an English teacher. I really would like to work in the autism field, but no one has offered me the chance here in Spain and I am sure I would be able to contribute with my knowledge and experience in many ways, as I did in the UK.

Thank s for asking

i am a student, i've lived here for 4 months, i still dont have any experiences for seeking a job in Spain :)

Be careful using internet recruitment companies. A lot are just trying to sell you their CV services. They advertise false made up jobs that don't exist.

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