Published On: November 29th, 2023Categories: Employment

Want to Move to Europe? Here Are 16 In-Demand Jobs and How to Apply

Want to Move to Europe? Here Are 16 In-Demand Jobs and How to Apply

Can you guess the most in-demand jobs in Europe? The European Labour Authority has released a report on job shortages in the European Union, along with how many countries have those shortages. 

At least 15 countries reported shortages in these fields—click through to see the roles and see the portal to search jobs and apply:

Bricklayers

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Bricklayers work with bricks and concrete blocks, laying both with mortar. Work can be private or commercial.

Carpenters

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Carpenters work with wood, plastic, metal and other materials to build and install frameworks.

Truck Drivers

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Truck drivers pick up and deliver goods and load and unload cargo. They can transport long distances or on short hauls.

Tool Setters

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Tool setters work with CNC machines to cut and shape tools and dies.

Nurses

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Nurses provide and coordinate patient care in hospitals, homes, and clinical settings. There are many different levels of training and specialities.

Plumbers & Pipefitters

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Plumbers and pipefitters install and repair piping systems. Pipefitters typically work in industrial settings.

Electricians

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Electricians install and repair wiring and lighting systems. They often use blueprints or schematics.

Welders

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Welders build and repair metal items with heat to exact specifications.

Concrete Workers

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Concrete workers pour, smooth, and finish concrete to forms, often on construction sites.

Sheet Metal Workers

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Sheet metal workers measure, cut, and weld metal together to engineering specifications.

Floor Layers & Tile Setters

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Floor layers install subfloors and floor coverings like wood, tile, or carpet. Tile setters specialize in applying tile to walls and floors.

Software Developers

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Software developers design and build software applications using coding languages.

Cooks

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Cooks prepare and cook food in restaurants and institutional settings.

Construction Workers

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Construction workers prepare job sites, load and unload tools, and clear debris. They use heavy equipment to move dirt and dig trenches.

Electrical Fitters

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Electrical fitters install and maintain electrical systems, usually in industrial settings.

Applications Programmers

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Applications programmers build or source computer systems to client specifications.

Where to Apply

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Other in-demand roles include generalist medical practitioners, bus drivers, mechanics, servers, early childhood educators, painters, bakers, healthcare assistants, cleaners, and more.

The EU has a job portal with 4,578,359 available jobs.

Apply online

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Jen Barnett Expatsi
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Jen is the co-founder of Expatsi, a company that helps Americans move abroad. She created the Expatsi Test, an assessment that recommends countries for aspiring emigrants based on lifestyle data. Jen has an MBA from Emory University with concentrations in marketing and innovation. She's written for BusinessWeek, Health, Cooking Light, and Southern Living. Prior to Expatsi, she created Freshfully and Bottle & Bone—two businesses in the local food space—and spoke at TEDx on being brave. She's moving to Mexico in 2024, along with her husband and co-founder Brett, pitbull mix Squiggy, and three rotten cats. How can she help you move abroad?

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Jen Barnett Expatsi
Co-founder at Expatsi | Website | + posts

Jen is the co-founder of Expatsi, a company that helps Americans move abroad. She created the Expatsi Test, an assessment that recommends countries for aspiring emigrants based on lifestyle data. Jen has an MBA from Emory University with concentrations in marketing and innovation. She's written for BusinessWeek, Health, Cooking Light, and Southern Living. Prior to Expatsi, she created Freshfully and Bottle & Bone—two businesses in the local food space—and spoke at TEDx on being brave. She's moving to Mexico in 2024, along with her husband and co-founder Brett, pitbull mix Squiggy, and three rotten cats. How can she help you move abroad?