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22 Great Questions To Ask Your Future French Boss

22 Great Questions To Ask Your Future French Boss

After publishing a French Employment Law guide, an anatomy of the French employment agency and the sectors that are recruiting expats in France, it’s time for a short update on some of the best questions to ask in your next interview with a French Company.

The reason we’re putting this list together is because, when you’re desperate looking for a job and get contacted back for one, it’s so easy to forget what an interview’s all about (especially in a French company). It sure feels like it’s about you, but I’ve come to realize that it’s really not.

A job interview is basically all about how you (especially if you’re an expat) can help your future French boss and future employer succeed. It’s actually all about finding out what this potential future boss requires then matching up your background and rich experience with what he/she really needs.

And you know what? It’s actually very easy to overlook these job interview facts. Like in any other company in your country of origin, there’s so much else going on in your future work in France, your life, and in your job hunt, that you can easily forget to look at the interview from your French interviewer’s point de vue.

I tend to think that’s seriously shameful, because the objective here is to make sure that your interviewer walks away from the interview very impressed.

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Newcomers To Paris: 10 Things You Can start doing now that will help You in about five years.

Newcomers To Paris: 10 Things You Can start doing now that will help You in about five years.

When I moved to Paris, seven years ago, I was ready to embark on a remarkable adventure, which I knew would be engraved in my heart probably for the rest of my life.

It was an exciting feeling to arrive in Paris and see the city of light – a modern city with an amazing history. I will never forget when I first took the metro. It was like a completely new world. It was indeed loved at first sight. I knew I loved this city and I’d love to live here for an extensive amount of time.  

It was dark in the evening, the Christmas bulbs gave the whole city its lights. It was shining so bright, almost like daytime. The streets were very busy, with different people shopping from one shop to another. I was enthrall seeing The Palais Garnier, which is the Paris Opera House, and so many other remarkable landmarks.

So many things around me were pretty new. New Metro stations, new currency, New language (well, I spoke a little French then, but still Parisians have their own expressions than I had to learn), no friends around, new cuisine, new, new, new…

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Top 20 Things I Don’t Want To Regret When I’m Old.

Top 20 Things I Don’t Want To Regret When I’m Old.

I’ve just celebrated my birthday.

I’m in my mid-thirties now!

This birthday has made me realize how years run way-too-fast.

This year’s birthday made me think a lot about the things I’d really want to do for myself, my friends, family and my country.

Basically, things that really matter.

I’d like to live life with no regrets, and I want to truly master that mantra.

I’ve realized that experiences can easily slip through one’s fingers from time to time, leaving one wondering “what if?”.

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Should Expatriates Magazine and Fusac Merge?

Should Expatriates Magazine and Fusac Merge?

What does the future hold for mergers and acquisitions activity?

That's one the questions a lot of business owners have always asked themselves for years.

It’s a question we’ve thought about on several occasions at Expats Paris.

After being approached, on several occasions, by small and/or medium businesses that work with and for the expatriate communities in Paris, we’ve always declined these offers because we’ve not yet implemented the entirety of our products according to the way they’re outlined on our products’ roadmap.

With current economic uncertainty and difficulties to access credits or raise funds, we’ve had moments when we were seriously tempted to accept an acquisition.

Acquisition, merger or the fear to shut down.

These are words that usually go through many entrepreneurs’ minds.

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