7 March

A crab basket at work, in Mexico?

posted on 7 March 2014 by

The expression also exists in Mexico at work. Which is surprising when you know that Mexicans are anything but aggressive! Its meaning differs from the French one I was familiar with. Here is some insight to help you understand and grasp how Mexicans behave at work, regardless of your position in the firm. A particular team spirit in Mexico One... Lire la suite →

18 February

Risky zones in Mexico

posted on 18 February 2014 by

If you travel around the country, the French, Belgian, Swiss and Canadian authorities recommend doing so with”the greatest of caution depending on the States“. A piece of advice that is to be taken seriously since violent acts, robberies, kidnappings and missing people or even murders are unfortunately no urban legend, as can be seen daily in the news. However, it... Lire la suite →

4 February

The Mexican “yes”

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Managed by a Mexican in France, then being a French manager in Mexico: my relocation abroad has allowed me to understand my Mexican superior … 8 years later! Do you believe that speaking the same language is enough to efficiently manage a multicultural team? This article might give you some insight about true intercultural understanding. French behavior seen by a... Lire la suite →

22 January

(Français) Travailler au Mexique et avec les Mexicains

posted on 22 January 2014 by

You just accepted a job offer in Mexico: here are a few tips to help overcome cultural obstacles and achieve a successful integration. A local contract means extremely long hours from a European perspective. Holidays are scarce: 6 days a year for the first two years. But rest assured, there are many public holidays and you can negotiate everything. Mexicans... Lire la suite →