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Expat Advice: Culture Shock in New York,

What is the name of the city or town that you are reporting on?

New York

Did you receive any cross-cultural training for your move abroad? If yes, was it before or after the move?

No

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If they speak another language in your new country, do you speak the language? If yes, did you learn the language before you moved or while abroad? If no, are you planning to learn the language?

I learnt English then practiced 12 months before I moved

Were you worried or concerned about culture shock before you moved abroad?

no

How significant was the culture shock you experienced when you moved abroad?

The cultural differences between NYC and Paris is not only the architecture, but also everything you do.

in Paris, my company provided good Health insurance (Mutuelle), restaurant voucher (Ticket Resto) , vacation home (CE)...

They try to take care of their workers.

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