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A job in Brussels

Several bodies can help you find a job in the Brussels-Capital Region. They can help you find your way around the job market and tell you about vacancies.
As a jobseeker, you have plenty of options. You will, however, first have to think about what you like doing. Several bodies can help you with this. Once you’ve done that you can start looking for a job that suits you.

Seek and you will find

There are many types of work. In addition to a wide variety of professional activities you also have the choice of various legal forms, each with their own advantages. See below for a brief survey.

Actiris is the employment agency for the Brussels-Capital Region. Register as a jobseeker with Actiris. The Actiris consultants will help you find the job that suits you best. There are also a lot of other options to find a job.

  • If you are looking for voluntary work, there are a lot of options to choose from.
  • Information about work permits is of interest to foreign nationals who want to work in Belgium.

Hiring assistance and programmes

The Local job centres (Missions Locales for French speakers and Werkwinkels for Dutch speakers) help residents of Brussels with little in the way of the qualifications demanded by the market. A number of pages in this section point the way to jobs and vocational training opportunities.

When you find work

First of all, congratulations. Do remember that various rights and duties go with a job. A brief survey of the general employment conditions in Belgium are presented here.

If you have any questions about work, get in touch with the competent bodies, who will be able to help you further.