Under a reform that removes one of the inequalities between men and women in France, all of mothers' time on maternity will now count toward their retirement. It's a 'major step for women," says the French health minister.
When it comes to finding a job in France there are some like English teaching, being a nanny, or serving pints that are more easy to find. But there are other jobs out there that we may not always think about doing. Here's a reminder of ten.
Benefits for employees in France can sound too good to be true for many expat workers and in some cases they are. So The Local asked an expert in labour law to give us the lowdown on which perks should be yours under law and which others you might have to ask your boss for.
A recent study found French managers spend on average 16 years of their lives holed up in meetings. So given that you could face such a lengthy period of your expat life in a French 'reunion' here's a guide on everything you need to know about meetings in France.
Working as a freelancer in France, especially in the world of writing, is considered a dream job. But it is not always easy to succeed. So The Local has spoken to three experienced France-based freelancers and put together a list of vital tips.
Always dreamt about landing the perfect job but never quite made it or were too scared to take the risk? Well France may have its problems with unemployment but it also offers a wide range of dream jobs for expats. Here's our top Ten. What's yours?
It might be a good time to think about a career change, because according to a report from a leading Brussels think-tank, half of the jobs currently being done in France could be taken over by robots in the next 20 years.
French President François Hollande's hopes of thrashing out a deal to create more jobs were scuppered when two unions said they would boycott an annual jobs summit on Tuesday. The labour groups accused Hollande of siding with employers.
Despite promises made by the President François Hollande to stem the rise in unemployment, the number of registered jobless in France jumped significantly in May,the latest figures reveal. The figures are bad, France's PM Manuel Valls admitted.