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American and Multi-Cultural – “You Cannot be Heard if you Do Not Speak Up”

In this interview Sarah Rifaat, a corporate lawyer turned entrepreneur, shares her thoughts on ambition, career, and what makes you develop as a person at work. Name               Sarah Rifaat Age           … Continue reading

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Ways to Look at Talent – Is France Changing Direction?

“Make sure you study something you like and that you think is fun, it’s the best way to get good results. The rest will sort itself out later.” That’s the advice I was given when I wondered what I should … Continue reading

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Diversity and Change Management

How do you change a culture, and in this case corporate culture, to increase acceptance and promotion of diversity? Over the holidays, I read an article in the Economist about how to change the mentality of men in criminal gangs … Continue reading

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Why He Hires Women

Over the years, I have always heard: Men will tell you that they are good at things even if they are only average, women will say they could do better even if they are good. So what type of person … Continue reading

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Square Ladies’ Association & Inspiring Students 20 Years Down the Line

When I was about fifteen years old, our English teacher brought me and a group of other girls to a conference held by the Square Ladies’ association. In Swedish, a Square Lady (or ‘a lady with square’ if you translate … Continue reading

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France – Recruiting Beyond the Beautiful People

A few months ago, I mentioned the, as I saw it, lamentable lack of human diversity in French industry to some friends of mine who work for other big French industrial groups. These industrial groups sign conventions and charts about “mixité” [“mixité” meaning mostly gender … Continue reading

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