How to get a job abroad before moving? You are dreaming to move to France. You have responded to numerous job ads, you have spent your evenings writing cover letters, maybe even in French, and you scan daily the douzaine of websites you are receiving job openings. But nothing! No response, not even a rejection! Is the French job market so difficult? You know there is a solution (or maybe not, but you soon will) but you think it can’t help you as a foreigner. This is where you are wrong!
Finding a job is a challenging task in most countries! However, as a foreigner, it gets a bit more difficult to find a job in France, and even more, if you are looking for an English speaking job in France! Language proficiency is also an important element that will impact your job search in France. International professionals often do not know the cultural codes and the local job market.
It is not part of French culture to talk about money. There might be some remains of the catholic culture where it is taboo to talk about money. “We do not show our payslip to anyone, and we do not tell how much we make”.
Day 1 / Article 1: This is the first article of my 30 articles – 30-day challenge! I hope this will help you understand the current difficult situation and the last paycheck you have received during this Coronavirus outbreak! Working