The Game of Life – French Expatriate in the United States Edition
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The Game of Life – French Expatriate in the United States Edition

Long-term expatriation is not for everybody. So you know where you stand before you even attempt the big leap, this French Expatriate edition of the “Game of Life” charts the major roads and back alleys of your journey in the United States. Of course, it all starts with you, what you bring and who you are … Continue reading

Keyword “French” Returns Zero Jobs
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Keyword “French” Returns Zero Jobs

A search with the keyword “French” on Careerbuilder.com for the entire United States returns 468 jobs (Monster.com returned only 327, Linkedin.com, 148… these are the same jobs, by the way, only a smaller sample of them). That’s 136 jobs as customer representative, 112 in Management, 92 in Sales, 70 in Accounting and 63 in Finance. Just … Continue reading

The French Have No Mind for Business
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The French Have No Mind for Business

The French middle-class mentality just doesn’t work in the United States. You’d better be aware of that simple fact before you take the values of your French family for a spin in the real world. I won’t delve in the details of “why” because this is not my style nor the objective of this excellent and straightforward … Continue reading