The world of work
As a technological region with future potential and a healthy economy, Jena boasts a constant increase in employment.
In the processing trade, in the field of health and social care, in retail and the services sector, business for the next few months is expected to be good, and staff recruitment is planned. Thanks to joint efforts by all partners working in the job market, it has been possible to reduce unemployment figures drastically. In February 2009, 4,799 people in Jena were unemployed, a drop of 4.2% compared with the same month last year. The unemployment rate is currently at 9.2% (same month last year: 10.0%). This page provides help in starting up your career, and with questions about working life.
Important points relating to working lifeWorking rights and collective bargaining
Labour protection and industrial medicine
Jena immigration authorities
Returning to your career
Information on promotion from the Federal Employment Agency
Balancing work and family life
Employment promotionJena Employment Agency (Agentur für Arbeit)
Society for the Promotion of Work and the Economy (GFAW)
Further educationVolkshochschule (adult education centre)
Educational activities, education providers in Jena