Access to talent in Barcelona-Catalonia

Want help finding the right talent you need in Barcelona-Catalonia?

We identify and facilitate access to all sources of available talent– local and international - for foreign companies with investment projects in Barcelona-Catalonia.

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We connect you to top talent in Catalonia.

Access to a skilled labor force is key when investing in a foreign country and in Catalonia we’ve got what you need. Our deep knowledge of the business ecosystem and our extensive network of connections will help you find the right staff for you.

After analyzing your needs, we will introduce you to potential sources of talent – both public and private - that will make your talent recruiting process easier and faster:

  • Recruiting agencies
  • Public employment offices and local job boards
  • Professional associations
  • Coding academies
  • Research and R&D centers
  • University employment services and alumni associations
  • Vocational training centers
  • Business incubators

Your process of talent recruiting in Barcelona-Catalonia, as well as migration and mobility in Catalonia, will be speeded up with the help of Catalonia Trade & Investment.

5 steps for talent recruitment in Barcelona-Catalonia

Once we know your required talent profile, our investment team will:

  • Elaborate a mapping of talent sources that best suit your needs.
  • Introduce you personally to the talent sources of your choice.
  • Connect you with talent-related initiatives in Barcelona-Catalonia, such as 22@ Network Barcelona, Barcelona Tech City, or Mobile World Capital Barcelona, among others.
  • Provide institutional support in migration and mobility issues through our International Mobility for Executives service, if needed.
  • Offer on-going support and follow up with you regularly after your company is successfully established.

Trust our service to find talent in Spain and start your talent recruiting process in Barcelona-Catalonia with our help.

  • 9th in the world

    Barcelona is the 9th preferred city in the world in which to work

  • 2nd in Europe

    Barcelona is the 2nd preferred city in Europe among startup founders

  • 5th startup hub

    Barcelona stands #5 as an EU startup hub

“Barcelona is a hub of talents and attracts very good professionals”

Amanda Gilabert, Head of Respimat factory at Boehringer Ingelheim

Success Stories in Barcelona-Catalonia.

  • logo-veepee

    Veepee sets up a digital hub in Barcelona

    The French marketplace Veepee has a team of more than 1,000 people in Spain and has built a distribution center and a digital factory in Catalonia for all Southern Europe.

    Albert Serrano, Managing Director of Spain Veepee Group, thinks tech companies should choose Barcelona to grow their businesses: “A-players attract A-players, and this is what is happening in Barcelona”, he says.

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  • LOGO- Ypsomed

    Simon Michel, Ypsomed CEO: “There is a large pool of qualified people in Barcelona”

    The Swiss medtech company Ypsomed is a world leader in manufacturing insulin pens, and has chosen Barcelona to open its first R&D center outside Switzerland.
    Finding the best talent pool in Catalonia was a determining factor for the new investment, as well as sharing the same cultural values.
    Simon Michel, Ypsomed CEO, highlights the support received from Catalonia Trade & Investment to find the right location and to undergo the recruiting process.

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