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You might be wondering

Why should I apply at CLBS Ltd.?

CLBS Ltd. is well known as one of the biggest employers for European nationals in Northern Thailand and is located in Chiang Mai. CLBS Ltd. provides an ideal and professional working environment at modern office facilities and values its employees as the biggest asset of the company.

What kind of employment contract do I receive?

We offer an unlimited work contract and are looking for employees who are willing to work with us for at least one year.

How about the conditions of employment at CLBS Ltd.?

We are a Thai company and adhere to Thai labour laws and conditions. You receive a basic salary of 26,500 THB per month. Further benefits as a quarterly holiday bonus of 8,000 THB, daily fresh fruits and a weekly massage are provided. In addition, we also offer 24 days of paid leave and 5 days of unpaid leave a year. Employees of each department (France, Germany, Italy, Japan, Switzerland, Spain and UK) are allowed their contractually agreed public holidays off.

Do I receive a visa and work permit?

You must apply for a Non-B-Business visa at a Thai embassy or consulate outside of Thailand. Our experienced staff prepares and provides you all necessary documents for the application and handles all the paperwork to apply for your work permit. You will need to apply for a 3-month business visa (single entry). The Non-B-Business visa will be transferred to a one-year visa after your arrival and will be extended if you decide to stay another year with us. You can apply for the visa 90 days before your arrival in Chiang Mai.

Am I insured during my employment at CLBS Ltd.?

You will get Thai social insurance, which includes compulsory health insurance. You will be insured under the social security system of Thailand and the monthly contribution will be deducted from your salary. Furthermore, you must pay 3 months into your health insurance first before you can receive benefits. Because of this, we provide you with private insurance as well, with benefits available immediately. You will have insurance from the first day of your employment here in Thailand and you can expect excellent medical care around the clock.

How do the office hours work?

Our working hours reflect the fact that we mostly serve the European market. We offer 24 hours/7 days a week service to our clients but are mainly active during the core European working hours of 7am - 7pm. Due to the time difference, our main working hours in Chiang Mai range from 11am to 1am. That means that you have enough time to enjoy the sun and warm weather at daytime, meet with colleagues for breakfast or lunch or do various types of sport to clear your head before starting your workday. You will receive your work schedule two weeks in advance.

What kind of work will I do?

We are an outsourcing company that assists small- and medium-sized companies as well as freelancers throughout Europe and Asia, which are supported by the Board of Investment here in Thailand. At CLBS, you support clients by taking on some of their daily tasks at busy or stressful times. You are the ‘helping hand in the background’ who will be relied upon whenever they are unable to handle their incoming phone calls. Your primary task will be the receipt and handling of customer enquiries by phone about various topics and for various clients.

Is there any support after my arrival in Chiang Mai and what are the initial things I must do?

We pick you up from the airport and provide you a free apartment nearby the company for the first two weeks of your stay. Your new colleagues will provide you an easy start at CLBS Ltd. and are available for questions and back up anytime. Our Employee Administration department also supports you with the first important visit to the authorities. Furthermore, we established a buddy system which means that you have a contact person right from the beginning. He or she is dedicated to helping you quickly find your way around Chiang Mai and CLBS Ltd.

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If you have more questions, please give us a call!
You can reach us at +66 (0) 81 024 8080 (international).