Absolutely Talented: Recruit Differently.

What is Absolutely Talented?

Absolutely Talented events are co-ordinated by the Absolutely French team. We're committed to the professional integration of expat partners in Paris. We want to challenge the stereotypes associated with expat partners, and give them professional opportunities too. Our events take place in English. 

We're Back!

Following the success of our last event, we will be hosting another careers fair in 2023.

08h30 - 12h00
Thursday, 26th January 2023
📍Le Viaduc, 43 Av. Daumesnil, 75012, Paris

Sign up now to take advantage of the early bird ticket price!

Event Programme 2021

100 participants

180 job offers made
40 companies
6 workshops responding to the needs of expat partners
Watch it here.

9h to 9h15

Why are we here 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


Alessandra Barboni

Expat Partner and Engineer Manager 

Total Corbion

Menushka Van Der Westhuizen

Global Compensation,  Benefits & International Mobility Leader

Saint - Gobain

Kerstin Martel

Ph.D candidate and EU #horizon2020 Social Science Researcher, 

Glomo - Global Mobility of Employees

10h to 12h

Meetings with Recruiters and Workshops:


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

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Things Happen.

Every expat spouse is a Talent.
Every Talent is an opportunity.