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France
Job Resources
There are several resources that can help an expatriate secure a position in France.
Employment Trends
France is the eurozone’s second-largest economy and home to many large companies.
Information Technology
Social networking in France this has created an ecosystem for IT workers.
Engineering
Engineering has traditionally been a highly prestigious career track in France, with about 240 selective engineering schools.
Accounting and Finance
France’s insurance sector is Europe’s second largest, after the United Kingdom.
Tourism and Leisure
Tourism has a significant impact especially on the economic vitality of coastal regions and ski resorts.
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.
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
Jobseekers can acquire French business connections by joining professional, trade and social associations.
General Business - Sales & Marketing
The French business climate is uncertain but slowly regaining confidence.
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