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Finding a job in Nice can be quite stressful, unless you have some reference points. Here are some useful information and tips.

Located in the Southeast of France, Nice is a very popular expat destination in the Provence-Alpes-Côte d’Azur region. Its inhabitants are lucky to live close to Italy which is accessible by car through the Mont Blanc tunnel.

As a world class cultural city, Nice hosts several elaborate infrastructures which are operational all year round. So if you are looking forward to settle and work there, you will definitely enjoy your stay.

Economy

Besides the sea and mountains, Nice also has a dynamic economy which is mainly driven by tourism and trade. Indeed, Nice is the 5th biggest French city. It is also the second most dynamic zone of the PACA region.

The labor market mainly revolves around services and tourism which are the most fruitful fields in the area. Nice can thus boast about its need of manpower, especially in fields such as seasonal tourism, information and communication technology, health care and personal services.

Promising fields

You are more likely to be hired in the following fields if you have the required qualifications and skills:

  • services (recruitment of 1 on 10)
  • hotel and catering
  • personal services
  • trade
  • sales.

Find a job

Networking can be of great help during your job search in Nice. Indeed, you are advised to start your search on social networks such as Facebook, LinkedIn, Viadeo and other virtual platforms. Why not try your luck by posting an ad in the Expat.com jobs section as well? Potential employers can eventually contact you.

Note that Nice also hosts its own Chamber of Commerce and Industry. Find more information in the useful links provided below. You can also seek the assistance of the Maison de l’Emploi of the Sophia Antipolis Agglomeration Community which is a real meeting point for employers and job seekers. For more information, please refer to the useful links provided below.

 Useful links:

Expat.com – Work in Nice Forum 
Expat.com –  Jobs in Nice 
Chambre de Commerce et de l’Industrie Nice – Côte D’Azur www.cote-azur.cci.fr
Maison de l’Emploi of the Sophia Antipolis Agglomeration Community www.mde-casa.fr
Monster Nice emploi.monster.fr
PacaJob www.pacajob.com
Nice-Emplois www.nice-emplois.com
The Local www.thelocal.fr
Go Abroad jobs.goabroad.com
Iagora www.iagora.com

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