- Interruption of the trial period because of a persistent non-localizable problem of sectarian harassement (which escalated from diffused to characterized since 05/2000).
- Re-settled in Aigues-Mortes, nuked into a troubleshooter.
24/08/1999 00:00 Indexed under: Salaried employment
In 08/1999, on the occasion of my documentary research activities, which I was carrying out from home, where I had set up my « second office », I came across a job offer for a « Localization Project Manager » position to be filled in Los Angeles, as I was browsing through job descriptions as part of the benchmarking
phase of my audit. The offer was posted on the website of Bowne Global Solutions
, a subsidiary of the Bowne & Co.
company, headquartered in New York.
Since I was curious about the perception of my own profile in this area, I decided to email an application, to which the recruiting agent answered that the position had just been filled, but that my resume would be kept for other such opportunities. Indeed, I was contacted in 09/1999 by the offices of Los Angeles, Paris and Munich for a similar position in Munich, with a possible future relocation to the United States. From « let's see what happens », I quickly migrated over to « why not? ».
The recruitment process by videoconference was finalized in 12/1999, with a new job initially supposed to start in 02/2000, postponed to 04/2000.Continue reading
31/10/1998 00:00 Indexed under: Salaried employment | Independence
…15 days off, at last!
On the agenda:
- One week in Washington D.C.
- One week in New York City.
- B&B accomodation.
Throughout my touristic travels, I also considered the « live and work in the US » scenario.Continue reading
01/08/1998 00:00 Indexed under: Salaried employment | Independence
As of 08/1998, within the context of the preparation of an upcoming leisure trip to the United States, I considered the possibility to work as a sworn translator with an embassy. Which I eliminated, once on the spot, in favor of the "I'd rather take two weeks off" scenario.Continue reading