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Employment Agencies

Posted by Ang40 - Created: 9 years ago
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Posted by kazanddave - 8 years ago

There are more job opportunities in Limmasol and Nicosia, next comes Larnaca, Paphos is the worst.
Some agencies charge a fee to join, this does not always guarantee employment.

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Posted by zippy-684991 - 8 years ago
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Posted by cyprustk - 8 years ago
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Posted by JCGX-689138 - 8 years ago

Hi. there

West End Travel in Limassol at the seafront near Debenhams is also a recruitment agency. However, the previous posts tell you the real picture. On the whole not good.

Good luck

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Posted by stellaluna-664983 - 8 years ago

Hi

I'm afraid Spanner is right. It is not like Western Europe here.

'Normal' jobs have Cypriot people working there - in the business world. Speaking Greek.

Low-paid, undesirable jobs, supermarket workers etc are filled by eastern europeans. (They quickly learn Greek albeit with a weird accent). Brits 99% find it impossible.

I think the employment agency route wouldn't throw up much. If you were teachers, you could find something in English-medium schools.

So bes to really get to know the situation, not to be disappointed. This website is an excellent place to get advice.

Good luck.

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Posted by Spanner-666908 - 8 years ago

It depends a lot on what kind of jobs you are looking for. If you are UK Council/Government employees, forget it. You will need specific skills to find a reasonable job and it would help if you could read and write Greek, otherwise you will be competing for low-paid work with many Eastern Europeans who are willing to work a lot cheaper than those from the UK (presuming you are from the UK).

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Posted by gfashion - 8 years ago