Frankfurt has Germany’s only really stunning city skyline, earning it the nickname Mainhattan. Skyscrapers might be enough to tantalise some job seekers, but there’s more to Frankfurt than what meets the sky! The Hessian metropolis was the home of many great thinkers, perhaps the most famous being Johann Wolfgang von Goethe, Schopenhauer and Theodor W. Adorno.
Frankfurt is Germany’s fifth major city and mixes metropolis with lovingly-preserved half-timbered houses. It also has the largest urban forest in Germany, which combined with the international flair of the city makes it extremely attractive to job seekers. Frankfurt is one of the most important financial centres in Germany, and indeed, in Europe. The Frankfurt Stock Exchange, the European Central Bank, the Bundesbank as well as many international financial institutions are based in the city and offer exciting job opportunities in the financial sector.
Several major corporations in sectors such as transport, logistics and telecommunications also mean that Frankfurt is constantly in need of talented professionals. Companies like Lufthansa AG, Fraport, Deutsche Telekom and Deutsche Post are also big employers.
Frankfurt is a big player in international finance, which means there are many jobs in fiscal services. Professionals experienced in financial planning have particularly good job prospects in Frankfurt. But the span of sectors isn’t by any means limited in the city on the river Main. Jobs in marketing and project management are plentiful, and industrial enterprises in the Hessian capital also provides fantastic opportunities for SAP experts, and product or software developers. People just stepping on the career ladder won’t be short of internship and junior opportunities. It’s a great city to discover if you’re interested in changing careers, as many companies offer fantastic re-skilling programmes.
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