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Work - any work (manual labour, driving, admin etc)

Question

Recently arrived in Belgium (Brussels) and whilst I look for permanent employment, I cannot just be sitting around. If you need or know of anybody who needs assistance with work( anything from cleaning to driving to manual labour) I would appreciate the info. Thnx!

If you know of a company recruiting account managers, operations staff (finance field) or training facilitators, that would also help. Language is limited to English and basic Dutch.

Answer
xl Nov 12, 2015 10:50

Hi gdetroch,
get your CV ready (in English and in Dutch, proof-read by spouse/neighbor/friend) and show up at all major interim employment agencies as a start into the Belgian job market.
They are around Avenue Louise between Place Stephanie and Bailli, and much more downtown around Place De Brouckere / Bd. Anspach. Some are agencies specialized in your finance / admin field, others (e.g. Manpower) in manual labor.
Re to driving - do you have the (Belgian) permission re to truck / taxi driving?

Good luck, xl

Answer
CC_R Nov 12, 2015 14:39

Hi Gdetroch I believe that you might be able to get some free language training too, I believe if your unemployed you are elligble here for some. Sorry not sure how I'm sure another person on this forum can point you where to get that. Also people to people have kind of job club for English speakers might be worth a visit. http://www.meetup.com/socialNIB/
Good luck

Answer
Handy Man Jan 14, 2016 11:02

Hi there may be you are the person we are looking for...
Want to help people to solve their urgent problems quickly or to improve their home or business buildings? This may be for you... We are looking for someone who will performs a number of administrative task to support our operational team of technicians.
Your responsibilities may include taking inbound calls from new clients; managing calendars; setting up appointments, managing emails (mainly request from clients); preparing short reports and sometimes offers to client;
The job requires reasonable computer and Internet research skills, flexibility, excellent interpersonal skills, project coordination experience, and the ability to work well with all levels of people within a small staff, as well as outside clients and suppliers. Sensitivity to confidential matters may be required.
What we offer is an environment where the people can grow with the company in a friendly and value based business environment.
If you are interested please do not hesitate to contact me.
Olivier Benoit
www.handymanforyourhome.info
Tel. 32 472 88 08 66

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