Absolutely Talented :

The New Way To Recruit International Talents.

Thursday 22nd September 2022
8:30 AM - 12:00 PM 
Paris - Station F
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Absolutely Talented : Event Program

Event in French and English

Venue : Mezzanine Amazonia à la Felicita, Station F

Participants: 100 expat partners, 40 companies (CAC 40, PME, TPE and Startups)


9h to 9h15

Welcome and why this event today?

Armelle Perben

Founder and CEO Absolutely French - Absolutely Talented

9h15 to 10h - Round table

Why are expat partners of interest to recruiters?​

Céline Duhayot - Talent Acquisition Director France L'Oréal

Alessandra Barboni - Expat Partner

Engineer Manager Total Corbion

Menushka Van Der Westhuizen - Global Compensation,

Benefits & International Mobility Leader Saint - Gobain

Kerstin Martel - Ph.D candidate

EU #horizon2020 Social Science Researcher, 

Glomo - Global Mobility of Employees

10h to 12h

 Workshops and Meetings with Recruiters

6 Workshops


Each workshop will take place 3 times, at 10h, 10h45 and 11h30.

These workshops are interactive and the leader will invit you to participate.





1.   10 cultural differences in interview :

Using theatre games : tips to prepare yourself

By Armelle Perben and François Ledroit, Absolutely French

2.   Immigration - Working in France :

Have you ticked the boxes ?

By Fiona Mougenot and Marion Pequignot, Expat partners

3.   How to promote the Soft Skills and competencies you are

 developing on global assignment to better market and

brand yourself as you job search?

By Tracy Kautzmann, Impact Group

4. Which volunteering to enhance your CV?

Develop new competencies and your network to valorize your CV.

By Marie Nilsson, Absolutely French

5.  Working in France :

Which contract suits you the best!

By Judith Korenbajzer et Sandrine Gardel, Opleo Avocats

6. Dare to contact your network or HR

You have seen your dreamed job?

Dare to contact people and show your motivation

to get your interview! Train yourself and develop your boldness on a daily bases

By Sofia Carreras-Pollack, Dare to


During workshops time, there will be opportunities for meetings

 between expat partners and companies / startups.

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Things Happen.

Expat spouse is a Talent.

Every Talent is an opportunity.