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10 of the best countries to work in

By: Bryan Nelson on Dec. 9, 2011, 8:50 a.m.
The Paris skyline and purple clouds in the sky.

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France

According to the OECD, full-time French employees spent 68 percent of their day on average, or 16.4 hours, to personal care and leisure, more than any other country covered by the OECD. France is also a leader when it comes to the number of paid vacation days: 36 in total, 25 of which are mandated (and that's a minimum) and 11 of which are public holiday.