More and more French enterprises and international groups are investing and establishing themselves in Brazil : Mustela, FM Logistics, Spotify, Peugeot… Today there are more than 600 French enterprises in Brazil and they are busy recruiting to build their local teams. But what type of profile are they searching for? How do you effectively get your name out there without skipping important steps?
Industries that are recruiting the most in Brazil
High-tech, new technologies, and digital marketing. What businesses are the ones to watch out for? LinkedIn, Google, Salesforce, Twitter…
Luxury, cosmetics, food, and wine and spirits. French chefs in Brazil stand out easily, like our sponsors Philippe Gobet or Emmanuel Bassoleil
Hotel, tourism and sport : inevitably correlated to the major sports events, the world’s attention is turning to Brazil, the host of the World Cup 2014 and the Olympic Games 2016. These sectors are actively recruiting
Engineering : France is a country with many engineers, while Brazilian enterprises face a shortage of graduates in the oil sector (mainly in the state of Rio de Janeiro), also in logistics, civil engineering, aeronautics…
Research and teachers. Still small but growing; more and more partners, especially with France, who want to, for example, expand research of social sciences in Brazil.
In demand Profiles in Brazil
Financial auditors and management
E-commerce specialists, digital marketing, media, eCRM
Statisticians, data mining specialists
Interpreters and translators
4 tips to get a job in Brazil
1. It is extremely important to master Portuguese, written and oral, and to be able to pass interviews in Portuguese. If you are unsure about your Portuguese level, complete the Portuguese test online, it’s fast and efficient (and free)
2. For young professionals, the door to enter the Brazilian market is through an internship. It’s the ideal moment to prospect, to learn Portuguese and to create a Brazilian network of qualified contacts. To learn more about the necessary visas to complete an internship in Brazil, consult our page about visas.
3. Activate your networks : the LinkedIn group France Brasil Alumni is made up of students and graduates from the major schools and universities who live in Brazil, recruit in Brazil or are looking for opportunities in Brazil. Also think about networks within your professional industry.
4. Learn how to better network on LinkedIn, after all Brazil is the 3rd largest market, after India and the United States, and there are always potential employers or recruiters online. Do you want to learn how to use LinkedIn, optimize your profile in Portuguese and network better in Brazil? Participate in the next session of our LinkedIn Workshop!
Professional orientation via Skype : the first step in getting more information on how to find a job in Brazil
A professional orientation via Skype will help you understand everything and will answer all the questions you may have.