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Open letter to Leipzig Mayor: problem hiring foreigners

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Leipzig city center. (Photo: maeshelle west-davies)
Leipzig city center. (Photo: maeshelle west-davies)

“Years ago, we dismissed these experiences as isolated cases; however, we now have to admit that integrating qualified foreigners into the German labor market is undermined and sometimes even torpedoed by public authorities and lack of regulations.”

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New Year’s resolution: finding a new job

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Finding a new job or career could be within your reach as the new year comes.
Finding a new job or career could be within your reach as the new year comes.

Being in a crappy employment situation can easily deteriorate your health. If that’s your case, finding a new job ought to be your New Year’s resolution. If you happen to be a STEM professional, this article is especially relevant for you, on how to land the right job without having to move from the Leipzig area.

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CafĂ© Oink: carving one’s cozy vegan nook

in Business/Food/Leipzig tips/My Leipzig

“When I came to Leipzig five years ago for university, I immediately fell in love with the city… in order not to have to leave in search of a ‘proper’ job after finishing my studies, I decided to take matters into my own hands; I dug out my old dream of starting a cafĂ©.”

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LeipGlo Job Fair: Your feedback is in!

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LeipGlo Job Fair on stage, after TK Startup Pitch Contest. Photo: Justina Smile Photography)
LeipGlo Job Fair on stage, after TK Startup Pitch Contest. Photo: Justina Smile Photography)

With about 600 visitors and 28 exhibiting companies, the very first LeipGlo Job Fair was able to bring local employers and global talent closer. Read more for lots of statistics and all the love, and tough love, of visitors and exhibitors. #BeABiggerDot

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Female Founders Series: Marilu Valente

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Marilu Valente opens our Female Founders Series. (Photo courtesy of Marilu Valente)
Marilu Valente opens our Female Founders Series. (Photo courtesy of Marilu Valente)

In our small corner of the world, where the gap between the number of men and women leading businesses is also painfully evident, LeipGlo is doing its own interviews to highlight female founders, their wins and struggles. We start with Leipzig-based eco-design entrepreneur Marilu Valente.

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LeipGlo Job Fair at WERK 2: the full program

in Business/Fairs/LEIPGLO/LeipList/What's on
WERK 2 hosts many types of events, from fashion and art shows like City Crash (pictured here in 2015) to TEDx talks the past few years, to a Christmas market, concerts and dance parties. This is the first job fair they host, though. (Photo: Stefan Hopf)
WERK 2 hosts many types of events, from fashion and art shows like City Crash (pictured here in 2015) to TEDx talks the past few years, to a Christmas market, concerts and dance parties. This is the first job fair they host, though. (Photo: Stefan Hopf)

A speaker hailing from Silicon Valley, and now with 2bAHEAD Ventures, is among the highlights of the Leipzig Glocal Job Fair stage program. This Tuesday, 13 Nov, at WERK 2. Have a look at this article for the latest information. See you there!

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