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Job seeking in Slovenia

In Slovenia, you can find employment via:

Publish your CV in the EURES CV database.

Complete your application for a job vacancy in the Slovene language. Employers may also collect applications in other languages, most frequently English and German.

Submit your EUROPASS CV with a cover letter.

You may also find help preparing your Slovene-language CV on the Poišč portal.

If you are thinking of starting your own business in Slovenia, please check out useful information on Slovenia Business Point web page.

Transferring unemployment benefits while looking for a job in Slovenia

If you want to look for a job in Slovenia, you may carry on receiving your unemployment benefits from your local employment office under certain conditions for a period of three months (which can be extended up to six months). 

In order to transfer unemployment benefits successfully you will need to apply for a portable document U2 (authorisation to export your unemployment benefits) at your national employment service and submit the form to the Employment service of Slovenia once you arrive. 

Read the publication Finding a Job in Europe

Find out more about your pension rights, healthcare rights, unemployment benefits, family benefits and other social security rights in different European countries

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Complete your EUROPASS CV

Create your Europass CV online or download the CV template.  

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