UpSkilling, no longer an option but an imperious necessity

UpSkilling, no longer an option but an imperious necessity
In 2017, a McKinsey study revealed that as many as 375 million workers would have to switch occupation or acquire new skills by 2030 because of automation and artificial intelligence. The emergence of new technologies, digital, biological and physical had started to  transform our work and this trend has drastically been...
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Why now is a good time to rethink your career?

Why now is a good time to rethink your career?
Were you already questioning your career before the Covid-19 crisis, feeling you needed change?  Then being  locked  down might have  intensified  this  reflection.   But this period has definitively fostered philosophical reflections for a lot more people.  Even if you were not questioning you career before, chances are that you have been reflecting on the importance of your life.  On the importance of...
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EMOTIONS, HOW TO EXPRESS THEM AT WORK?

EMOTIONS, HOW TO EXPRESS THEM AT WORK?
Joy, anger, frustration, fear, anxiety emotions are natural phenomenon part of any human being, as such we all have emotions of our own. Society in general and the business world in particular are not fond of emotional demonstrations. Since childhood, we have learned, through our education and our culture, not to...
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WOULD NETWORKING MAKE YOU MORE POWERFUL FOR YOUR ORGANIZATION?

WOULD NETWORKING MAKE YOU MORE POWERFUL FOR YOUR ORGANIZATION?
More than often, networking in organisation is associated with negative feelings: the idea of “using” relationship is linked with the idea of “ taking advantage of someone or of a situation to get a personal benefit”. However, all organisations have people who are networking in a meaningful way in order to...
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ARE THE EXPATRIATE FRENCH ENTREPRENEURS THE NEW ADVENTURERS?

ARE THE EXPATRIATE FRENCH ENTREPRENEURS THE NEW ADVENTURERS?
  Several articles in France and abroad are debating on the subject. In fact nowadays they take a big part on the stature and influence of France and run contrary of all the French bashing clichés. I would like to point out two facts. Firstly, more and more French entrepreneurs are...
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“WHEN WORK IS A PLEASURE, LIFE IS A JOY. WHEN WORK IS A DUTY, LIFE IS SLAVERY” MAXIM GORKY

“WHEN WORK IS A PLEASURE, LIFE IS A JOY. WHEN WORK IS A DUTY, LIFE IS SLAVERY” MAXIM GORKY
Following this quote, some people decide to take charge of their professional life by assessing what they are good or not good at, what they like to do, what motivates them and what brings sense to their professional life. Therefore, as explained in the previous posts, career coaching is an efficient...
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ACHIEVE YOUR GOALS!

ACHIEVE YOUR GOALS!
To kick off the New Year, promises of change are always made but, as long as time passes, barely kept. Why not this year make the dreams come true? What could help? Coaching is one of the processes, which can help you to achieve your goals this year. How can it...
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TIME HAS CHANGED ON THE LABOUR MARKET

TIME HAS CHANGED ON THE LABOUR MARKET
One used to find a job in a company and used to be an employee for his whole professional life. Nowadays, lifetime employment is nearly dead, and thereby the traditional career. And slowly the concept of employment has moved to “employability”. According to the International Labor Organization (ILO), employability is “one’s...
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HOW TO TAKE ON A NEW CHALLENGING POSITION IN AN INTERCULTURAL ENVIRONMENT?

HOW TO TAKE ON A NEW CHALLENGING POSITION IN AN INTERCULTURAL ENVIRONMENT?
Just assigned to a new position in a new country and already facing high expectations of your company! As everything must go fast, you are on the starting block to understand cultural challenges, to handle with headquarter pressures and to adapt yourself to your new position and new personal life. Hereafter...
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PROFESSIONAL TRANSITION

Expatriation is often linked with questioning about the next step in our professional path. It may lead to the selection of a different professional life, new experimentation, pause, self reinvention… But how does this process work? Is there any magic solution, which suddenly brings clarity about the professional future? Not at...
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THE ACCOMPANYING MALE SPOUSES

THE ACCOMPANYING MALE SPOUSES
The phenomenon of female expats and accompanying male spouses is a relatively new but in expansion. Nowadays, around 20% of expats are women. A lot has been said and written about female accompanying spouses but what about male accompanying spouses? Often perceived as a new “unusual” phenomenon and still a part...
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FROM AN EXPAT ASSIGNMENT TO A LOCAL CONTRACT

FROM AN EXPAT ASSIGNMENT TO A LOCAL CONTRACT
Let me share with you my discussion with Eric, global manager in the bank sector based in Singapore. After 24 years spent in a corporate bank with 18 years working abroad, Eric has decided to stop living out of a suitcase and play his own career path. Therefore he seized a...
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HOW EXPATRIATION HAS CHANGED

HOW EXPATRIATION HAS CHANGED
Expatriation has changed over the years. Pioneers have always moved and worked across the world, looking for different or more opportunities. What we, HR consultants and coach, see today is the increase of people with the willingness to link their own career with an international environment rather than with one company...
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WHY COMPANIES ARE NOW LOOKING AT LOCAL CONTRACTS TO FILL MOST JOBS?

WHY COMPANIES ARE NOW LOOKING AT LOCAL CONTRACTS TO FILL MOST JOBS?
  To save money, expats packages are prohibitive Because companies must have a deep understanding of how to market and sell in each market/country. Companies must deliver localized products at the right price and with the right branding/marketing/sales strategies to customer markets all over the world. And to do that they...
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EXPATRIATION AT A GLANCE

EXPATRIATION AT A GLANCE
Today, we would like to share with you a summary of an article recently published in “LES ECHOS”. We would like to point out some specific topics contained in this article and complete them with our experience and knowledge. “Women’s participation in international mobility is on the up” Nowadays the percentage...
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