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American needs Job/Residence Permit ANYWHERE in Europe
Posted March 20th, 2013 - 4:06 am by from Santa Monica, United States (Permalink)
Hello All :)

I hope someone might have some tips for this because Europe must really hate Americans. Its just about impossible to find an employer who will hire me direct instead of the "independent contractor" route. You cannot get a residence permit unless you are hired directly into a company.....or come in the country with over $250k in the bank.

So, If anyone on this job group can give me some tips, company names, individual entrepreneurs.....anybody that can help me get around this massive red tape for Americans please reply to this post or msg me privately. I can be ready to go in just a few weeks.

As far as what I am looking for it doesnt really matter SO much. If I can avoid the telemarketing companies or commission only jobs so much the better.

Id be willing to take a job just about anywhere. Ideally Id like to go to Scandinavia. The Netherlands, Germany, Austria, Czech and Hungary for that matter are great options. But like I said Im open to just about anywhere if it accomplishes my goal

Basically the only skill Im bringing to the table is that Im a native English speaker.....which I know is a pretty lame resume by itself. I have some background in the hospitality industry and currently work at a luxury apartment building in Westwood, CA. USA. I'd love to learn a new skill and work with people that love what they do. Its not all about the money for me...Ive learned that lesson in life.

So please Msg me or reply with any ideas....no matter how unconventional.

Posted March 20th, 2013 - 4:00 pm from Berlin, Germany
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Posted March 20th, 2013 - 8:20 pm by from Santa Monica, United States (Permalink)
Didnt mean to come off as demanding but I read your reply and I appreciate you advice. I am starting to learn some German in fact. It seems to me to be the most useful language to learn as it crosses borders with other countries well. As far as what Im seeking in Europe, the main thing is the ability to experience many different cultures that are within a few hours train ride. Travel seems to be a basic lifestyle in Europe and I like that. You are right about the Financial crisis happening worldwide.....but those things are out of my control. I dont think we can let stupid governments and banks run our lives. Yes....moving to Greece is probably not the best idea right now. But I refuse to let them steal my life from me by scaring me into not doing things and hiding in a hole.