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Just wondering if anyone know any English speaking agency in geneva for entry level legal vacancies ? Or any entry level for graduate job
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Re: Employment info

Unless you are working for an international agency, like the UN, you won't pass an interview nor survive here without good touristic French. So start learning soonest! There are plenty of French people that commute to Geneva every day, and these will fill any jobs available. Oh and welcome to the Forum!
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Unless you are working for an international agency, like the UN, you won't pass an interview nor survive here without good touristic French. So start learning soonest! There are plenty of French people that commute to Geneva every day, and these will fill any jobs available. Oh and welcome to the Forum!

Who speak English too......

The fact yoiu speak English doesn't really carry too much weight here, a lot of people do, along with French, German, Italian or even a combination of these
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I am thinking to moving to Geneve with my boyfriend. Just wonder if anyone know where to find English /Indonesia speaking job in Geneve ?
I have a lots of customer service, administration experience and some legal aid experience.

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Old 17.02.2015, 13:32
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Re: English/Indonesia speaker

Why do you keep asking the same question? You've already posted once today asking for info so wait and see what people have to say.

And as pointed out to you recently, having only English isn't really going to help you here. You need French if you want to live/work in Geneva. All the positions you suggest will require a good level of language skills otherwise how do you expect to communicate with your clients? Do you expect them all to speak English to you?

The jack (jill) of all trades doesn't sit well here either. You need to be more specialised to make an impact over every other candidate for the job out there.

Advice, look at this long term. Stay in the UK, gain experience in whatever field you want to specialise in, learn French and visit back and forth to see your boyfriend when you can. If the relationship's strong enough it'll stand a bit of long distance and time apart.

If you do think of moving bear in mind that you won't be considered as a couple here so you'll need to prove you can support yourself financially while you job hunt. If you reckon CHF100 per day then you're talking around CHF9,000 to cover the initial 3 months as a jobseeker you're allowed.

I'm assuming that you actually have British nationality although you say English is your second language. If that's not the case then please note that you cannot move here without having an approved job offer first. Which makes it nigh impossible for a non-EU with your few qualifications to be hired here for anything.

https://www.bfm.admin.ch/bfm/en/home...zulassung.html
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Why do you keep asking the same question? You've already posted once today asking for info so wait and see what people have to say.
Threads merged to keep replies in the same place.

OP, did you take a look at the stickys at the top of this section? Lots of links and helpful info there:

Websites for English Jobs in Switzerland

[Swiss Job market] English-Speaking Companies

English speaking companies + Web Sites for job searchers in Switzerland
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