Job seeking

There are also other recruitment agencies besides those mentioned above, but not all of them are authorized by the Ministry of Labor. The list of the authorized companies, indifferent of the county in which they operate, can be consulted on the ministry’s website by accessing the link bellow:

The National Agency for Employment is an institution directly subordinated to the Ministry of Labor; its main objective is to increase employment and decrease the unemployment rate.  Its services are addressed to both economic agents and the unemployed. In order to achieve its objectives, the National Agency for Employment also has tasks like:

  • organizing, providing and financing, under the law, of vocational training services for people not in work;
  • targeting unemployed people and mediating between them and employers in the country;
  • organizing services for determining, paying and recording the aids, allowances and allowances funded from the unemployment insurance budget, etc.

One of the most important projects developed through the National Agency for Employment is EURES – The European Job Mobility Portal. The main objectives of EURES are:

  • to inform, guide and advise the potential mobile workers on the opportunities to work in EU/EEA as well as the working and living conditions in the European space;
  • to help the willing companies to recruit workers from other EEA countries;
  • to provide advice and guidance to workers and companies from trans-border regions.

More information can be found on the website, at the following address:

Another project that runs through the aforementioned agency is called “Reactivate and relocate”; the main purpose of this project is to ensure the link between companies with hard to fill in vacancies with qualified candidates from all over Europe. More information can be found on the website:

Besides, the National Agency for Employment also provides advice regarding the documentation required for the employment file, such as resumes or letter of intent. Advice regarding these documents can be consulted both electronically, on the agency website, and in printed form in the local offices.

There are no strict rules when building a resume, as each one must be emphasize the experience of each applicant relevant to the chosen vacancy etc. nevertheless, there are a few general guidelines to be followed:

  • personal information – name and surname, date and place of birth, home address, telephone number, civil status, etc. This information is written in the first paragraph.
  • Relevant studies – studies are listed in reverse order, mentioning the name of the graduated schools, the year of graduation and the qualification obtained.
  • presentation of professional experience – this is usually listed in chronological order too, but it’s not mandatory; previous employers can be mentioned depending on their relevance to the present application. This section also concerns volunteering work and internships performed during school years.
  • more information – concerns the linguistic and computer skills of the applicant, and also other skills relevant for the vacancy.
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