To find a job in Indonesia, you can start from Jobstreet.co.id and disnakerja.com. Everyone who wants to find a job in Indonesia must first look for a job in Indonesia. You can look for recruitment agencies in Indonesia. And you can look for jobs on Facebook groups in Indonesia.
Once you find a job, you may need a work permit. You can do this from abroad or in Indonesia. Indonesian citizens and residents do not need a work permit to find a job. In most cases, every other nationality wants to apply for a work permit to work with regular documents. You can do this together with your new employer or employment agency. Or you can find a work visa scheme to come to Indonesia without a job offer. Read more below on how to find a job in Indonesia.
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First, find a job, and then you will worry about a work permit if you need it.
How to get a job in Indonesia
You can find a job in Indonesia by searching online for job opportunities. You can find a job with a company or a recruitment agency.
Indonesian citizens and residents do not need a work permit to find a job. In most cases, every other nationality wants to apply for a work permit to work with regular documents.
Job websites in Indonesia
To find a job, try using search engines like Baidu, Google, Naver, Sogou, or Yandex. For example, try searching “Construction Manager in Jakarta” or “Production Engineering in Bekasi,” and don’t limit yourself to the first few pages of results.
Try different job websites until you find what you’re looking for. You can also look for organisations with job openings, like “Electrical Engineer in Kerawang” or “Field Management Trainer in Makassar.”
Many job websites can help you find work in Indonesia. Some of them are focused on specific professions and industries.
Search for a job on these popular job websites below:
Facebook groups and other social media to get a job in Indonesia
Facebook groups help you to connect with people about jobs in Indonesia. I found these groups talking about jobs in Indonesia. You can look for more.
Recruitment agencies in Indonesia
You can look up a recruitment agency that can help you.” You can type “recruitment agency near Jakarta” on Google Maps or any other map app. There, you can find a list of relevant agencies that you can contact. You can search your area for local recruitment agencies if you are not in Indonesia. They can help you find a job in Indonesia.
Be aware that you should not pay an agency when they find you a job. Therefore, be careful when an agency asks for money.
Ask around you for jobs in Indonesia
To find a job in Indonesia, speak with anyone who may have travelled or worked there. Some of your friends or family will know someone who can help you. Ask around and find opportunities among your contacts.
Below is, for example, a Google Maps search for “Factory near Chennai.”
Walk around anywhere in Indonesia for possible jobs
If you are somewhere in Indonesia, you can explore the area and see what job opportunities are around you. You can look for organizations and businesses around you and visit them. For example, below is a search on Google Maps for “market near Jakarta Barat.” You can see these places to ask for job opportunities.
Search for employment schemes
You can apply for an employment scheme or an employment support program to help you find a job. Those programs can be local or national. They can be open only to Indonesian residents, but they can also be available to foreigners. You can search for “Indonesia employment scheme” or “Indonesia employment program.” You can search for employment schemes at your local government or embassy.