Matching Talent makes it easier for you and other newcomers to find a job in the Flemish labor market. Thanks to our direct contact with the municipalities, OCMWs, VDAB and companies, we quickly identify opportunities and can help you find a job in one of our dynamic sectors. Enjoy free training and guidance and get started in one of our companies in no time.
To increase the chances of success for the integration of newcomers and Ukrainians, five partners joined forces for the Matching Talent project. The cross-sector initiative is supported by representatives of the food, woodworking, textile, plastics, and chemical industries.
Matching Talent appeals to their member companies to open vacancies to you, so that you can be quickly hired for one of their open positions, provided you receive training. With Matching Talent, you can enjoy free training and guidance.
Working in the country, where you’re eligible for temporary EU protection, not only promotes your mental well-being, but it also ensures that you integrate faster, have a steady income, and build a social network at record speed. And that network is important to actually feel at home.
In Belgium there are still a lot of jobs that are difficult or impossible to fill. To overcome the acute shortage, companies are happy to appeal to your work ethic and spirit. Below you can find a brief overview of the current vacancies and examples of jobs in various sectors.
“Have courage and be strong”, that is one of the pieces of advice that Ukrainian English teacher Svitlana Fedorova gives to her compatriots. During an interview, she talks about her forced departure from the occupied Melitopol (Ukraine), the challenges of her staying in Belgium and the work she found for the Matching Talent project. Read her story and that of others who, after a free training, found a job here as an operator or production worker.