Finding work in Italy is often no easy feat. The economy is shaky at best. Salaries are low compared to much of Europe. The work culture means people stay in their jobs forever. But, knowing languages is a big foot up in an international city of tourism like Florence. Speakeasy events are also great for incidental networking!
Here are some starting points for looking for a job using language skills.
The Florentine classifieds — Florence’s top English-language newspaper has a classified section including job offers, such as for English-speaking babysitters, English teachers, jobs in bars and stores requiring multi-lingualism.
Join the Facebook group Foreigners in Florence and keep an eye out for job offers for speakers of English and other languages.
My Tata Inglese is an agency matching parents and native English-speaking babysitters.
Labsitters is an innovative company offering activities for children in foreign language.
General online job ads