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Connecting with French Colleagues
Corporate entertainment revolves more around lunches and dinners in restaurants than around golf and parties. Outside Paris, where relationships are less protected, socializing after work may take place in people’s homes. The French take a long time to upgrade a casual acquaintanceship to a close friendship. Personal ties are forged at an early age and nurtured over years of common interests and backgrounds. Learn more about common practices in socializing with colleagues.