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Guidelines for Greeting French Colleagues

Wondering how physical greetings fit in when it comes to communicating with French colleagues? Learn about what’s appropriate and expected in a business setting.

Physical greetings are a critical aspect of communications. Upon starting and finishing a meeting with another company, the French shake hands with everyone. Learn more about the most appropriate type of handshake and eye contact. Curious about what's expected between colleagues in the same office? Learn more. Review differences and protocols for greetings, including the business-style kiss, between men and women in the workplace.