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Working in France

InterviewWhether you are looking for a part-time job or full-time employment, this zone is packed with information on all aspects of working in France.

For those interested in setting up a business in France, there is our dedicated business zone.

The guides to self-employment in France cover everything from registering your company to dealing with red tape and help managing your finances.

Business in France

For a comprehensive guide to being self employed or setting up a business in France, visit our Business in France zone. If you are looking to buy a business in France search our Business for sale in France database. If it is a gite in particular you are looking to buy in France search our gites for sale database.

Information resources

Other general information about employment in France can be found on these sites:
Going Global

Abbreviation Dictionary

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Many French admistrative organisations are known by their abbreviations. Here's a translated list of the most common ones.

Editor's pick

If you want to get a paid job in France, get a head start with our guide to the employment situation, from workplace customs to contracts and wages.

Become a property finder

Territories available across France Our property finder business model has been proven over the last five years and we are confident that you can be successful. ... more...

Auto-entrepreneur system for small businesses

Updated July 2014 (Picture 5115tl) The French government has introduced new measures aimed small business or being self-employed in France... more...

Join Selection Habitat agencies and agents network now!

Selection HabitatAre you passionate about character properties? Are you dynamic, ambitious and can work independently? Do you want to be an entrepreneur? Do you have professional sales experience? If so, Selection Habitat might have the job role for you... more...

Teach English in France, or travel the world!

TESOLTESOL-direct offers high quality, competitively-priced TESOL courses (Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages) by distance learning. This is a cost-effective and flexible way to study. more...

Using the chèque emploi service universel (CESU)

May 2014 vvoe via fotoliaThe Chèque emploi service universel (CESU) scheme is designed to simplify the formalities for private individuals to hire domestic help or other jobs related to the home ... more...

Top Tips & Advice

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Running a Chambres d' Hôtes

May, 2013 cc license ©toprural via flickrOffering guest accomodation can be an effective way to supplement your income, respecting certain conditions. more...

'My profit grows every year'

stephen fishlock abstractDespite having to battle red tape and high charges, builder Stephen Fishlock's business is growing fast - as is his turnover and ultimately the money he makes more...

Become an au pair in Paris

© zioraffa - Fotolia.comFive years ago, two mothers from opposite sides of the Atlantic, Sylvie Confiac in Paris, and Susan Horton in New York created Au Pair Paris to match smart, caring young Anglophones with host families in the Paris metropolitan region. more...

Life, love and ethics in the French workplace

Work in a French company and it might come as a shock when you realise that the structures of most businesses are conceived to maintain a clear hierarchy.

Les Bons Voisins

LBVWe are extending our successful network of franchised Property managers across France. A proven framework and support – if you have the right skill set, why not come and join us?


Selection HabitatProfessional, cheerful, motivated, character property lovers. Selection Habitat, specialist in character properties is recruiting agents in your area, contact us now.

Surrender to French!

Frantastique Introducing Frantastique - Personalized French lessons online! The lessons are humorous, practical and include a wide variety of accents. Test the service for free for 7 days: Go for it!

Expat Health Insurance from Cigna

Cigna InsuranceIf you're working abroad in France it's beneficial to have expat health insurance. Cigna have 30 years experience at providing global healthcare. Get a quote.

Your English-speaking accountant in France

SAREGWith over 20 years’ experience assisting ex-pats in France, we advise investors, register businesses of all sizes and handle accounts and tax declarations throughout France. Find out more

Free International Money Transfers for Life

Currency Zone A great rate and no transfer fee for the life of your account! Make a no obligation enquiry to Moneycorp, FrenchEntrée’s currency partner and see how we can save you money.

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Save a Fortune on Currency Exchange

Currency ExchangeWhether you need advice or an international money transfer quote, FrenchEntree's currency partner - Moneycorp - can help. Visit the France currency exchange zone.

6 Steps to buying your first French Property

(Picture 44774r)Don't get caught out, read our quick overview of the steps you need to go through to buy a property in France

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