Working in France

House sitting in France

Written by on June 3, 2013 in Work in France with 0 Comments
House sitting in France

Janine Marsh discovers a way to have a holiday in France for free…house sitting in France It is a dilemma that many of us expats in France face – how to go on holiday when you have beloved pets that can’t come with you. For some animals there are kennels, sometimes neighbours can help but […]

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Volunteer in France for a Free Holiday with Workaway

Written by on May 21, 2013 in Work in France with 0 Comments
Volunteer in France for a Free Holiday with Workaway

If you’re looking for a chance to visit France on a limited budget and you don’t mind mucking in, then becoming a volunteer in France through Workaway may be just what you’re looking for. Workaway brings hosts together with volunteers in an extensive range of different countries and is the brain child of David Milward. […]

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Summer jobs in France

Written by on May 16, 2013 in Work in France with 0 Comments
Summer jobs in France

Seasonal work in France is a popular option for those who want to spend time in France, for adventure and cultural exchange and to earn some money at the same time. If you are an EU citizen, you are automatically entitled to work in France. If you are from outside the EU you may need […]

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Opportunistic Expats in France – Top Tips for Success

Written by on May 3, 2013 in Work in France
Opportunistic Expats in France – Top Tips for Success

In challenging economic times, more and more people are looking overseas in search of lucrative or rewarding employment opportunities. In the past, securing employment would be one of the first steps on the emigration checklist and few people would move overseas without knowing they had a job waiting for them, or at least some promising […]

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Ten tips to help you find a job in France

Written by on April 27, 2013 in Work in France
Ten tips to help you find a job in France

Even for the most qualified applicants, finding a job in France for an expat has never been harder than in these days of recession hit Europe. One American expat we know told told us that she had sent her CV out to more than 250 companies – she did not hear back from a single […]

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How to find work in France

Written by on April 27, 2013 in Work in France
How to find work in France

The majority of expats who work in France are self-employed, not necessarily because they want to be but because finding a job in France can be very difficult for anyone but especially so for expats. Finding a job in France is not easy at the best of times and these difficult days of recession and […]

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Finding jobs in France

Written by on April 27, 2013 in Work in France
Finding jobs in France

Everyone will tell you that finding jobs in France isn’t easy – and it’s true, most of the time it isn’t. Often people have found it more difficult when they live in rural areas or towns and areas where unemployment is known to be high, so you may want to factor in your plans to […]

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Top sites and resources for jobs in France

Written by on April 27, 2013 in Work in France
Top sites and resources for jobs in France

Working in France: we’re often asked – where do I start looking for jobs in France? Here is our comprehensive and full list of places to start your search for job vacancies in France – both private and state agencies, specialist and general. Remember that if you apply for jobs in France – send a […]

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Useful tips for finding jobs in France

Written by on April 27, 2013 in Work in France
Useful tips for finding jobs in France

Whether you come to France for a short term or forever – if you need to find a job, you’ll need to prioritise how, what and where. Many people arrive in France from around the world with a dream to live and work in France but in these recession hit days – it really isn’t […]

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Going to a French job interview

Written by on April 27, 2013 in Work in France
Going to a French job interview

So, you’ve submitted your CV (European style and in French of course) and your lettre de motivation (letter of motivation) and you are summoned to a French job interview. Try not to panic! Practice what you’re going to say to make sure you don’t stumble over words.  Get friends to go through a mock interview […]

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