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Job Resources
There are several resources that can help an expatriate secure a position in France.
Employment Trends
While a strong economic force, France’s economic fortunes depend, in large part, on the economic health of the EU.
Information Technology
Social networking in France this has created an ecosystem for IT workers.
Engineering
After several years of declining employment, the demand for engineers in France is now heating up.
Accounting and Finance
Hiring has begun again in finance and accounting functions, with the best opportunities within corporations.
Tourism and Leisure
The global recession negatively affected tourism in France, which is the most visited country in the world. It is only now beginning to bounce back.
Top Companies
The following list represents companies reporting the largest assets/revenues in the country. More than 400,000 additional corporate profiles can be found in Going Global's Employer Directory.
Financial Considerations
The French health care system is considered to be one of the best in the world.
Work Permits/Visas
All visas must be issued in the applicant's country of residence and cannot be renewed or changed after arrival in France.
Resume/CVs
When writing to a prospective employer in France, it is important not to send an exhaustive résumé/CV. Two pages can be justified when the applicant has at least eight years of professional experience.
Interviewing Advice
During the job interview process, a candidate should not be surprised to be asked very personal questions, which in some countries would be considered discriminatory and illegal.
Cultural Advice
Rank most definitely has its privileges in France. Hierarchy is something to be respected.
Business and Networking
French labor law plays an important role in employee representation and organized labor, so trade councils are important.
General Business - Sales & Marketing
Sales executives are in demand, especially in IT, energy, aerospace and insurance banking.
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