Due to recent economic situation and high rate of unemployment in Spain, it is not easy for expatriates to find a job in Spain, especially if you do not speak or understand Spanish. Knowing Spanish will increase your job opportunities dramatically so try to learn it before moving to Spain even just basic Spanish will help. If you are looking for job opportunities in Cataluña, then Catalan is a must to get a job even with basic knowledge. But this is not an easy task for expatriates in Spain.
If you are a native English speaker, then finding an English teaching job will be much easier than other jobs.This way will increase your job opportunities in Spain. Although you can try to find jobs like skilled engineer, senior accountant or international trade workers which will more be probably available for expatriates in Spain. Other jobs often have restrictions about foreign workers so it is very tough for expatriates in Spain to enter these areas.
NIE (Número de Identidad de Extranjero): NIE is a number issued by the immigration service once you get your residence card. Both EU and non-EU citi
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