KNOWLEDGE BASE Building Your Workforce In Germany



If you are expanding into Germany, you are now faced with how you will staff your operation. You may be able to do it from your home country, but chances are you are going to need people on the ground. This is an area where you will want to obtain assistance from someone familiar with local laws and regulations to ensure that you completely understand your options and are in compliance with HR laws and regulations. 


Know Employment Law In Germany and your options for Hiring Options In Germany as you build your workforce

Familiarize yourself with Employment Law In Germany
Decide who you would like your first employees to be in Germany - Will you go? Send people from the home office? Hire locally?
Determine if they will be they be permanent or temporary, and if temporary, freelance, consultants, contractors
For any employee going into Germany, know your Visa options, which are summarized on the Hiring Options In Germany page
Determine where you need help with understanding your options and any applicable regulations and get the legal and HR assistance you need


Globig Knowledge Base

Learn more about your options for building your workforce in these related Globig Knowledge Base sections.

Employment Law In Germany

Hiring Options In Germany


Globig Resources

Use these related resources if you would like to learn more on your own. 

German Laws Online

German Civil Code

Works Constitution Act

Federal Employment Agency

Working Time Act

Federal Holiday Act

Maternity Protection Act

Act on Parental Benefits and Parental Leave

Labour Court

Anti-Discrimination Act

Make it in Germany


Business trip to Germany

KNOWLEDGE BASE Building Your Workforce In Germany