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Top 10 Recruitment Sectors for Expats in France

Top 10 Recruitment Sectors for Expats in France

Finding employment, whether in your home country or elsewhere, can be a challenge. 

Availability depends on the state of the economy, the rate of unemployment and jobs in the system, and it can seem as though there are hundreds of applicants for just one position, no matter the pay grade.

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Je T'Aime, Me Neither: The anatomy of a successfully written-blog turned into an influential Romance Website for Parisians

Je T'Aime, Me Neither: The anatomy of a successfully written-blog turned into an influential Romance Website for Parisians

Right. You’ve decided to start a blog.

You have visions of writing articles for The Huffington Post at some point, but for the moment, you’re all set to create your own niche in the ever-expanding universe of bloggers.

And then, you find out it’s not as easy as it looks.

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Help, I'm Having A Hard Time Living in Paris.

Help, I'm Having A Hard Time Living in Paris.

Not everyone experiences the joy and euphoria of being in Paris. For some, the culture shock is greater than others, and it’s hard to adjust to something that may be vastly different from back home. If this is your first time in a foreign country (like a friend I met recently - the person who inspired me to come up with this post, by the way), it can be difficult to come to terms with the sights and sounds around you, and you may feel overwhelmed. It could be similar to someone moving from an outlying area into a big city for the first time. Everything seems to be too loud, too fast, too confusing and frantic. Still it’s not all bad. You just need to give yourself time to adjust, or learn to slough it off and walk on, as the French do.

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A Brief Anatomy of the French Healthcare System.

A Brief Anatomy of the French Healthcare System.

There are many wonderful things that could be said about residing here, but one thing that may be challenging is navigating the healthcare system. Depending on where you’re originally from, you might not be used to the level of bureaucracy that exists in this country, but it is possible to make it through, I promise! You simply need to arm yourself with information. Lots of it.

And coffee. Perhaps an apéritif

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Why Living in Paris for Two Years is Better than Studying for a Liberal Arts Master's Degree

Why Living in Paris for Two Years is Better than Studying for a Liberal Arts Master's Degree

Paris has so much to offer. It’s a cultural mecca, as well as a leader in the arts. But there is a wealth of information on just about anything, no matter where you go or what grabs your interest in the city. Educational opportunities (free and otherwise) practically permeate the cobblestones.

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