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Any tips...1 month in Geneva

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I have been living in Geneva for 1 month and tried to find work but I have no luck at all. I cannot speak french but I am learning at the moment. Any advise a good employment agency in Geneva ?I have experience working in legal field for more than three years in London. I am British so I presume I dont have any issue with work permit. Is there anyone wants to sahre any tips or their experience ?
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Re: Any tips...1 month in Geneva

"legal field" meaning what? Are you a lawyer? If so what kind? What specialty? Are you a paralegal, a legal secretary or something else?

One month is not a long time in Switzerland to look for work, 4-8 months are more the norm. The employment market is not particularly dynamic here, so patience is key.

Also, if you're on a support level in your field, you will have a very hard time finding a job without speaking French. It's mostly (very) senior people who can get away with English only. With three years of work experience, you're unlikely to be senior enough to get by without local language skills - so priority 1 should be to learn French. Fast.
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