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Austria
Job Resources
There are several ways to find a job in Austria, including online job boards and company websites, as well as more traditional forms of job searching.
Employment Trends
Austria’s economy has a large services sector, accounting for 71 percent of GDP.
Information Technology
Mechatronics, a blend of electronics, IT and machine construction, has become one of Austria’s key areas.
Engineering
Mechanical engineers and graduate engineers specialized in communications, finance and data processing are in demand.
Accounting and Finance
Austria’s economy is considered safe and stable, with sound financial policies.
Tourism and Leisure
Resort and city tourism are on the rise in Austria. Vienna is a top travel destination.
Top Companies
The following list represents companies reporting the largest assets/revenues in the country. More than 400,000 additional corporate profiles can be found in Going Global's Employer Directory.
Financial Considerations
Overall, prices in Austria are 5 percent above the average price level of EU countries.
Work Permits/Visas
As Austria is a member of the Schengen Agreement, visitors from other Schengen countries planning to stay in Austria for fewer than 90 days do not need to apply for a visa or entry permit.
Resume/CVs
Due to stringent work permit restrictions, it is recommended that you mention if you possess an Austrian work permit or are an EU citizen.
Interviewing Advice
When preparing for an interview, it is essential to dress appropriately.
Cultural Advice
It is useful to know some of the basic Austrian expressions, in addition to the German language. A good deal of business is conducted in English.
Business and Networking
Austria has many professional and social networking organizations.
General Business - Sales & Marketing
The creative industries (architecture, multimedia, design, film, music, advertising and public relations) are significant contributors to the Austrian economy.
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