Before moving to Jalisco, it is recommended that you inquire on its labor market's requirements. Here is an overview.
Jalisco is known to be Mexico's economic, commercial and cultural center, being a very dynamic region. This is why it has been attracting thousands and thousands of tourists and expatriates over the years. If you also wish to work in the city from where originates the famous Tequila drink, you are advised to inquire on its labor market's requirements. But it should not be difficult for an expatriate to be hired there provided he or she has necessary skills.
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Jalisco's lifestyle is quite similar to that of Italy and Spain. In fact, Guadalajara is the region's most popular expatriation destination with a large number of European foreigners. However, the standard of living may vary from one city to another.
English and French language speakers are more likely to be hired in various fields in Jalisco, namely in call centers, teaching, marketing, tourism and hospitality. But you can also find a job in various other sectors, such as trade and retail, including big national and international firms.
Find a job
You must, above all, be very patient during your job search in Jalisco. Getting in touch with active professionals can be an advantage. Who knows, you might be recommended in a particular firm if you are lucky. In fact, your contacts on spot will be able to inform you on the local labor market's characteristics as well as on available jobs and their requirements.
You can as well check out classified ads in local newspapers and job websites. Also consider registering with a recruitment agency or with an online professional network where you can post your resume. Indeed, local employers are more likely to check potential candidates' profiles before calling them for an interview.
It may be wise to seek information on the different neighborhoods and their lifestyles before moving to Jalisco. You will then be able to better prepare yourself in professional, personal and cultural terms.
State of Jalisco www.jalisco.gob.mx
Bolsa de Trabajo bolsadetrabajo.jalisco.gob.mx
Trabajo GDL www.trabajogdl.com
Opcion Empleo www.opcionempleo.com.mx
OCC Mundial www.occ.com.mx