How to find a job in Kosovo?

To find a job in Kosovo, you can start from ofertapune and kosovajob. Everyone who wants to find a job in Kosovo needs first to look for a job in Kosovo. You can look for recruitment agencies in Kosovo. And you can look for jobs on Facebook groups in Kosovo.

Once you find a job, you may need a work permit. You can do this from abroad or in Kosovo. Kosovo citizens, and residents, don’t need a work permit to get a job. Nationals of a European Union (EU) country also don’t need a work permit to work in Kosovo. That’s also true for Iceland, Norway, Lichtenstein, and Switzerland citizens. 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 Kosovo without a job offer. Read more below on how to find a job in Kosovo.

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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 Kosovo?

Kosovo is a small country in Europe, located in the south-east of the continent. As such, it has a unique job market that is difficult to understand for those not familiar with the area. It is important to understand the job market in Kosovo in order to be successful in finding a job there.

You can find a job in Kosovo by searching online for job opportunities in Kosovo. You can find a job either with a company or a recruitment agency.

Kosovo 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 Kosovo

Many job websites can help you find work in Kosovo. Some focus on specific professions and industries. Searching for a job on these popular job websites is a good start.

BaiduGoogleNaverSogouYandex, or any other search engine can be a good start for a job search. You can search for a job that you want. That can be, for example, “construction manager in Pristina” or “Electrical Engineer in Prizren.” Use the language that you feel most comfortable speaking. Go beyond the first few pages. Go deep with your search. You’ll get an immediate sense of what’s around and which job websites best suit your needs.

Google MapsBaidu MapsNaver Maps2GIS, or any other map app, can help you find employers near you or abroad. Look for an organization that might have job opportunities for you. For example, look for “IT Engineer in Peja” or “nurse in Mitrovica.”

Facebook groups can also be an option to start to see what’s around you. You can search for Facebook groups that talk about Kosovo and jobs.


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Facebook groups and other social media to get a job in Kosovo.

Facebook groups help you to connect with people about jobs in Kosovo. I found these groups talking about jobs in Kosovo. You can look for more.

NJOFTIME VETËM PËR VENDE PUNE is also a popular choice when networking for jobs in Kosovo.

Recruitment agencies in Kosovo.

You can look up a recruitment agency that can help you. You can type “recruitment agency near Pristina” 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 Kosovo. They can help you find a job in Kosovo.

Be aware that you should not pay an agency when they find a job for you. So be careful when an agency asks you for money.

Ask around you for jobs in Kosovo.

Speak with any person who may have traveled or worked in Kosovo. You will see that some of your friends or family know someone who knows someone. Ask around, and find opportunities among your contacts.

To find a job in Kosovo, look at local newspapers, bulletin boards, radio, and word of mouth. Local radio and newspapers are good sources of information about jobs in Spain.

You can email local businesses and companies for jobs in Kosovo.

You can search for companies and local businesses in Kosovo. An easy tool for doing that is any map app. Below is, for example, a Google Maps search for “factory near Prizren.”

Walk around anywhere in Kosovo for possible jobs

If you are somewhere in Kosovo, 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 Mitrovica.” 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 Kosovo residents, but they can also be available to foreigners. You can search for “Kosovo employment scheme” or “Kosovo employment program.” You can search for employment schemes at your local government or embassy.

Sources: I used Similarweb to check how popular are some of the job sites presented above. 

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