Global Headhunting, Recruitment & Executive Search Solutions in France

Our executive search solutions in France

EER Global offers unparalleled executive search solutions in France, distinguished by our commitment to excellence, tailored approaches, and deep market insights. Here’s why companies should partner with us for their leadership recruitment needs:


– Localized Expertise with a Global Perspective: Our team in France combines deep local market knowledge with a broad global outlook, ensuring that clients benefit from a rich understanding of the French business landscape and cultural nuances, while also leveraging global best practices in recruitment.

– Extensive Network of Top-tier Talent: Through our comprehensive database and proactive headhunting strategies, we have access to an unparalleled network of executives and senior talent within France and globally, ensuring we can find the right leaders to drive your business forward.

– Customized Recruitment Strategies: We understand that each organization has unique needs. Our approach in France is highly customized, taking into consideration your specific business goals, industry challenges, and the cultural fit of candidates to align with your company values and vision.

– Efficiency in High-stakes Executive Searches: Time is of the essence in executive recruitment. Our proven methodology and expert team in France expedite the search process, enabling swift yet thorough identification and assessment of potential candidates, thus saving your organization valuable time.

– Commitment to Diversity and Inclusion: Our recruitment solutions prioritize diversity, aiming to enrich your leadership team with a broad range of perspectives and experiences. This commitment supports the creation of more innovative and resilient organizations.

Why create a global recruitment strategy?

Creating a global recruitment strategy is essential for businesses that operate in multiple countries or regions. Such a strategy can help a business find the best talent from around the world, while also ensuring that they are following applicable laws and regulations. 


  • 1. Helps to standardize the recruitment process across different locations and ensure that all candidates are subject to the same criteria and standards. This helps to ensure a level playing field, reduce bias, and ensure that the best talent is identified. It also helps to ensure that a business is compliant with applicable laws, such as anti-discrimination laws, and can demonstrate due diligence in their hiring practices.
  • 2. It enables businesses to attract talent from different cultures and backgrounds, which can help to create a diverse and inclusive workplace. This can lead to a range of benefits, such as improved engagement, higher productivity, and better customer service. 
  • 3. It can help ensure that a business is able to identify the right skills and qualifications for the roles they are seeking to fill. By having a standardized recruitment process, businesses can ensure that they are selecting the right candidates for the right roles. 

Why hire talents in France?

There are several reasons why companies may choose to hire talents in France:


  1. Large pool of highly skilled workers: France is home to some of the world’s top universities and research institutions, which means that there is a large pool of highly skilled workers available for hire in a wide range of industries.


  1. Strategic location: France is located in the heart of Europe, which makes it an ideal location for companies that want to expand their operations in Europe and beyond.


  1. Strong economy: France has the world’s sixth-largest economy, which means that there are plenty of opportunities for businesses to thrive and grow.


  1. Business-friendly environment: France has implemented several measures to make it easier for businesses to operate in the country, such as offering tax incentives and reducing bureaucratic red tape.


  1. Quality of life: France is known for its high quality of life, with a strong emphasis on work-life balance and a thriving cultural scene.

How much does it cost to hire talent in France?

The cost of hiring talent in France can vary depending on several factors, including the level of experience of the candidate, the industry, and the location of the company. The salary for a given role will depend on the level of experience and the industry. According to data from the French National Institute of Statistics and Economic Studies (INSEE), the average annual salary in France is around €34,000.


Employers in France are also required to contribute to the country’s social security system, which includes healthcare, pensions, and unemployment insurance. The employer contribution rate is currently around 42% of the employee’s gross salary.

Employee labor laws in France

Working Hours in France

In France, the standard working week is 35 hours, which is one of the shortest working weeks in Europe. This means that full-time employees work 35 hours per week, although many companies allow employees to work longer hours if they wish. Overtime work is limited to 220 hours per year, and employers must pay a premium for any overtime worked. 

Minimum wage

As of January 1st, 2023, the minimum wage in France is €10.94 per hour, or €1,856.21 per month based on a 35-hour workweek. This minimum wage is known as the “SMIC,” which stands for Salaire Minimum Interprofessionnel de Croissance (Minimum Wage Growth Interprofessional Salary).

General taxation

Type of Tax
Income Tax (for individuals)
Progressive rates from 0% to 45%
Corporate Income Tax
28% (for large companies) / 15% (for small companies)
Capital Gains Tax
Progressive rates from 0% to 34.5%

Hire the best talent in France with ​EER Global

EER Global offers a thorough, personalized, and expert approach to sourcing top talent for your organization. By carefully evaluating and pinpointing the ideal candidate for your specific role, they can spare you the time and resources that would otherwise be wasted on hiring the wrong person. 


Leveraging their industry expertise and extensive network, they are adept at identifying the most outstanding candidates in the job market, enabling you to promptly and effectively fill your positions. Moreover, they can provide valuable insights and guidance on the recruitment process, empowering you to make informed decisions that align with your business objectives. If you are seeking to recruit in France, do not hesitate to reach out to EER Global’s dedicated team of professionals for further details.


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