Looking for work in Spain? Read on to find your ideal career
Looking for a job in Spain has become more difficult in the past few years. Finding employment on the Costa del Sol pre-2008 was relatively straightforward provided you were prepared to work hard and chance your arm at a variety of careers.
Since the subsequent economic downturn, though, jobs have been increasingly scarce throughout the country, with unemployment reaching 26% and thousands of young, educated Spaniards heading overseas to work as waiting staff, cleaners and bar tenders in countries all over northern Europe.
But recent labour reforms in Spain have helped make the market more competitive again, and although unemployment is only falling very slowly, the red jagged line is going in the right direction once more. So if you are looking to move to Spain for work but fear that you may not be able to gain meaningful employment, all is not lost – human resource consulting company Adecco has recently put together its top 15 in-demand positions for Spain this year, based on current skills shortages and anticipated growth areas…