Looking for employment, how to find a job?

You are looking for a job or an internship in Luxembourg? Finding a job on Luxembourg territory can sometimes turn out long and difficult.
There are numerous intermediaries and tools to help you during your steps. We listed them for you below.

Organizations dedicated to the employment in Luxembourg

You need support for your steps? You would like some advice to improve your searches or stack all the odds in your favour in order to find your dream job in Luxembourg?

ADEM, Agence pour le Développement de l’Emploi

Registration as a job-seeker in Luxembourg

To join as a job-seeker, address the agency of your place of residence (see list of agencies on the website of ADEM). You can also register online or by calling the agency. Beware: your registration as a job-seeker takes effect on the date of your first personal presentation with ADEM.

Who can register with ADEM?

Any person who meets the conditions necessary to exercise a professional activity in Luxembourg may register with ADEM. This means that cross-border commuters can also register, whether they already have a job or are looking for one.

The “Accueil” office will give you a “Guide du demandeur d’emploi” file which contains all the useful and necessary information as well as the questionnaire to be completed. You will be proposed a meeting with a councillor who will be in charge of your file.

What advantages when applying for unemployment benefit?

When registering with ADEM, you can benefit from an assistance in your job search (individual interviews, workshops,…), from orientation advices and numerous job offers corresponding to your profile with the aim of helping you to find a job.

ADEM makes every effort to help you find a job and plans various action plans, in particular via your employers, according to your age and your situation.

ADEM also supplies vocational trainings to help you find a position quicker. Job seekers can benefit from the reimbursement of training costs under certain conditions.

ADEM is the official body in charge of compensating the unemployed. To benefit from it, you must meet the conditions for compensation and complete a file with this administration.

The amount of compensation, if any, will be calculated based on your last salary and any additional income you may have received. These may be deducted from your theoretical compensation.

For more information www.adem.lu

Other bodies for job search

However, there are other numerous associative bodies specialised in employment that can be helpful to facilitate your job search.

Among them, Zarabina, an association the purpose of which is to offer trainings (in particular in languages) and advice to job searchers free of charge.

Initiativ Rëm Schaffen asbl offers free orientation advice on appointment, as well as the Young Economic Chamber, specialised in advice for young entrepreneurs and in support for workers.

Websites specialised in job searches in Luxembourg

In Luxembourg, numerous websites list job offers. This is the case for numerous sectors and jobs. 

One of the best ways to obtain a complete, up-to-date and potentially corresponding to your profile list of job offers is to subscribe to job portals specialised in job offers and searches in Luxembourg, and other jobboards, or at least, to consult them frequently.

Some of them even send you every week by e-mail a personalised selection of offers corresponding to your profile. In order to access these job offers, visit the following websites (non-exhaustive list):

  • www.jobs.lu
  • www.efinancialcareers.lu
  • www.ictjob.lu
  • www.jobfinder.lu
  • www.monster.com
  • www.moovijob.com

These sites remain one of the best ways to find a job adapted to your profile and to your requirements in Luxembourg.

EURES European Job Mobility Portal for Europe

Consult the European Commission’s EURES employment portal. You will find a lot of information about employment in Luxembourg (and the other European countries) and you can even post your CV to Luxembourg and European employers.

Recruitment agencies in Luxembourg

You are arriving in Luxembourg and looking for a job? Call upon the recruitment agencies which know perfectly the Luxembourg labor market and can help you with your job search steps. Their goal? Serve as a relay (often free of charge) between the employers and the people looking for a job .

Subscribing with them allows you to be registered in their database and increase your chances to find a job in adequacy with your profile and your skills.

Fairs dedicated to employment

Shows for employment are regularly organised in Luxembourg. You can meet there the companies that recruit in Luxembourg and apply for the posts offered with an opportunity of a personal first contact with your potential future employer.

It’s also a good occasion to distribute numerous CVs in person. Keep yourself regularly informed about the current events of these l”carriers” shows in Luxembourg and in the border countries, they can turn out to be a good support in your job searches!

  • February: Salon Etudes & Carrières enables students to meet the country’s main employers as well as France’s largest higher education institutions
  • March: Moovijob Tour DeLux, the biggest recruitment fair in Luxembourg and the Greater Region
  • In September: Unicareers.lu, employment and internship show for young graduates and students
  • In November: Plug&Work, a recruitment night in Luxembourg.

Recruiting sectors in Luxembourg, compensation grids

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