When me and my friend Laura decided to head for Spain at the beginning of the summer of 2013 to look for a seasonal job, we had no idea how challenging it would be. We thought if we would choose a touristic place like Salou, it would be easy to find a job. Well, it wasn’t. Truth is finding a job in Spain with the unemployment rate higher than 25% was quite a struggle. Even my more than basic Spanish didn’t help so much. Now it seems a little bit silly that I thought a good Spanish knowledge was all I needed.
Finding a job wasn’t even our biggest problem. As a surprise for us it appeared that finding a short term apartment to rent wasn’t easy at all. Should have dig into more details about finding a job and living in Spain before booking the tickets! Keep on reading and I will tell you the biggest problems we faced while moving to Spain and some tips to avoid these difficulties.