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?
Finally there was some good news on the employment front for France this week, with the national job agency predicting businesses will create 1.7 million jobs in 2014, that's a 5.4 percent rise on 2013. Find out which sectors will be recruiting.
The French Economy should pick up in the coming months and the rate of unemployment stablise after a gloomy start to the year, it was predicted on Thursday as France hopes to renegotiate its defecit targets with Brussels.
After months of hard work, American expat Jason McDonald is poised to open his US firm's European outpost in Paris. He tells us how French school holidays and a difference in client relationships made the process a hugely challenging one.
A new standings table was released on Wednesday that ranks the best companies in France to work for. Although Anglo multi-nationals took many of the higher places, it was a French company with an aversion to meetings that grabbed the prestigious top spot.
Men are by far the main breadwinners in most French households, with three out of four women earning less than their other halves - in many cases a lot less - according to figures released on Thursday. The government has taken steps to try to redress the balance.