August 27, 2018
International Mobility
Arcenio DIAZ
An international dream come true

Some people dream about moving abroad from an early age. By leaving their own country to go and offer their skills abroad, they can see their expertise recognised by world-renowned businesses and institutions. However, the path to success isn’t always smooth. Indeed, administrative constraints and visas can pose significant problems.

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May 30, 2018
International Mobility
Julien GEFFRIAUD
Expatriation, costs and payment methods

A plan to move countries, as appealing as it may sound, entails a number of expenses that it is important to anticipate. Moreover, financial transaction systems differ from place to place and it is best to become familiar with their terms and conditions before moving to a different country.

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May 07, 2018
International Mobility
Mathilde DAILLIEZ
The role of the manager in an international mobility project

Managers play a fundamental role in an international mobility project, whether they are supporting the employees in their re-location project or welcoming newcomers in a new country. Managers must offer them support and understanding to make their re-location project a success.

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April 27, 2018
International Mobility
Florine PERILLAUD
The different types of expat contracts

Posted workers, expat or local contract, VIE, employment at will, commuters… The terms related to working abroad are numerous and sometimes difficult to understand. The various forms of working abroad have well-defined characteristics that are important to be familiar with before setting up an international mobility project.

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April 11, 2018
International Mobility
Julien GEFFRIAUD
Don’t forget to include your pet when planning to move abroad

When thinking about moving abroad to work, preparing for your departure means undertaking basic and essential planning, such as visa applications, housing research, family mobility, etc. However, many people have a pet, a loyal companion for many years that you won’t want to leave behind, so the question is, how do you take your pet abroad?

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March 26, 2018
International Mobility
Mathilde HAELEWYN
Moving abroad for work with a partner or family

Choosing to move abroad is as much an important decision in your personal life as in your professional one. If you live alone, deciding to go and work in another country is no more than a personal commitment. If you live with a partner or have a family, it’s a different matter altogether.

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March 02, 2018
International Mobility
Julien GEFFRIAUD
Expat life: pursuing extracurricular activities to help with integration

For anyone who has just moved to another country, acclimatising can sometimes be difficult. However, pursuing extracurricular activities is an excellent way to instigate meetings and promote integration into the new country.

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February 20, 2018
International Mobility
Julien MORESI
When moving abroad doesn’t go to plan

After months preparing for a move abroad, it’s finally time to leave. Everything is in place for a new life in a new country. However, sometimes things don’t go quite as expected. Unforeseen events may arise. It’s important to deal with hurdles if you want a successful move abroad.

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January 24, 2018
International Mobility
Florine PERILLAUD
Good health coverage before you move abroad

Since health care systems differ from one country to another, you should always take this into account long before you move abroad. A future expatriate should find out everything about the health cover they can expect in a country which isn't their own before they think about moving.

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January 12, 2018
International Mobility
Maxime DEGAND
Housing in France : a Key Step to Success in your Expatriation Project

The search for housing is not the simplest step in an international mobility project. Once in a host country, it is imperative to quickly find a place to get used to the new way of life. However, housing, whether furnished or unfurnished, does not remain vacant for long. Responsiveness is therefore important. Many documents and warranties are often required and rentals only begin once the lease is signed. Nevertheless, there are tips for obtaining housing smoothly and especially on avoiding certain pitfalls.

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November 15, 2017
International Mobility
Florine PERILLAUD
Interculturalism: a major issue for managers

With international mobility on the increase, companies are recruiting more international staff. Such cultural diversity within a business represents a significant boon. However, managing a team of people from all corners of the world can sometimes prove a challenge. It is the manager's job to draw out the benefits of this cultural wealth and ensure the expertise and cultures of each individual are valued. Intercultural management is undoubtedly a major business issue.

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October 18, 2017
International Mobility
Jenny BAYSIEU
IT Architect: working abroad to seize professional opportunities - Part 2

Rija E.R., an IT Architect from Madagascar, has moved to France to work for a French company. Here is his story.

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October 10, 2017
International Mobility
Baudouin TROCHERIS
Expats: how to seamlessly integrate into a foreign company

Moving to another country for work is a complex process. When away from home, you need to find your bearings in order to integrate into your new country. Even if expats manage to adapt to the habits and customs of their new country, they sometimes have trouble adjusting to a foreign corporate culture. A positive, curious and open attitude is the key to successful integration and global mobility.

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September 28, 2017
International Mobility
Stéphanie DUCLOS
Returning from abroad: readapting to your home country

Whilst moving abroad is a great adventure both professionally and personally, returning to your home country can sometimes be difficult. Managing the bureaucracy and job search as well as readjusting to the lifestyle and customs of your country can all be challenging steps.

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September 21, 2017
International Mobility
Elodie VERDONCK
Degree equivalency in terms of international mobility

When it comes to moving to another country, it is vital that a person's skills and expertise are recognised in that country. A degree equivalency is a document that determines the value of studies pursued abroad. It is often vital when it comes to a worker's education being officially recognised in another country in order to afford them the same chances of being hired as a native worker.

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September 13, 2017
International Mobility
Stéphanie DUCLOS
Expats: how to make the dream come true

Global mobility always requires expatriation, whether for a long or short period of time but it can be a rewarding experience if you engage with this new life, in order to reduce the period of adjustment and ensure seamless integration.

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August 28, 2017
International Mobility
Stéphanie DUCLOS
Careful preparation: the key to a successful international move

There are certain steps involved in a successful move abroad. From wanting to work beyond your own country’s borders to integrating into a new home country, here is some advice which could prove useful when making an international move. Being well prepared is key.

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