Jobs in Düsseldorf reflect the fact that the city has long managed to attract a wide variety of firms. International corporations and national companies that operate internationally have headquarters or regional offices in Düsseldorf and nearby locations. Popular fields of business include media and telecommunications. The university and university clinic draw upon a worldwide pool of academics too.
As a popular expat destination, employment figures in the state capital reflect a strength beyond that of many other cities in North Rhine Westphalia.
Large companies located locally
Big corporations in Düsseldorf, Neuss and surroundings include 3M, Air Liquide, Amazon, Asics, Bayer, Beko, BBDO, C&A, EON, E-Plus, Ericsson, Esprit, Evonik, Fiege, Gerresheimer Glass, Grey, Grohe, Haniel, Henkel, Johnson Control, Johnson & Johnson, Knauf, Lanxess, L’Oréal, MAN, Metro, Mitsubishi, Mitutoyo, Oracle, Pierburg, RWE, Schenker, Siemens, Sitel, Smirfit Kappa, Sony, Tata, Telefonica, Thyssen Krupp, Toshiba, Trivago, Ubisoft, UPS, Uniper, Vodafone, Volunteer World, Xerox, Yakult.Many employ English speakers.
Several online job offer sites are available and, of course, there is the local employment agency (Agentur für Arbeit).