We Help People Move to Berlin and Find Work
The Berlin Life is a community-minded hub of information and services that makes moving to Berlin and finding work easier.
We provide guides to life in Berlin, career coaching services, and connections to a community.
Hi, I’m Cheryl. My mission is to help you move to Berlin and find work.
A Canadian in Berlin for 10+ years, I have the unique experience of moving to Berlin – not once, but twice. During my time in Berlin, I’ve had five different visas and worked as both a freelancer and a permanent employee for a number of Berlin companies. I even managed to find a new job during the pandemic.
Over the years, I’ve shared my personal experiences by publishing a series of helpful blog posts, creating a thriving community of job seekers, and hosting events to help people find work in Berlin. In 2021, I decided to my coaching and recruiting talents to use by creating The Berlin Life, bringing my existing content and community together in one spot.
The combination of my personal and professional experience means I know exactly what it takes to move to Berlin and find work.
How We Can Help
Browse Our Guides
We cover everything from moving to Berlin, living and working in Berlin, as well as eating and drinking.
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Connect with over 8,000 fellow job seekers, find out which companies are hiring, get answers to your questions, and more.
Find out when new guides are published, get exclusive career advice from Cheryl, as well the latest news about Germany.
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Featured Berlin Life Guides
This moving to Berlin guide will help you settle in like a local. We cover finding a flat, kita, getting a bank account, SIM card, and more.
Follow our top tips about how to save energy and money in Germany, while helping the planet at the same time.
Our Berlin Life hacks advise you on where to get groceries, best transit options, where to open a bank account, find a locksmith, & more.
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Our core values reflect who we are and guide everything we do.
We strive to be authentic, honest, and realistic when discussing difficult and complex topics.
We foster a sense of community with our partners and customers.
We care about the quality of the content we create and the services we offer.
We make our content and services accessible and relevant to a diverse group.
We focus on our customers and not on ourselves.
We welcome feedback and willingly engage in dialogue.
What People Are Saying About Us
This is such a thorough and comprehensive article, as are your other articles. Thank you for sharing your helpful insights for those who are job hunting.
Thank you first of all for writing to every enquiry in such detail and with so much patience.
Another great post, Cheryl! I’ve gone down rabbit holes over the years reading everything I could about living and working in Berlin. This is one of the best articles I’ve come across addressing key issues people and resources fail to mention when giving advice about how to make it here.