Leaving Singapore to Work Abroad in France Last November, I encountered one of the boldest career decisions of my life. I crossed the borders of my home country and travelled 10,000 kilometres across the globe to work abroad in Paris, France where I joined the Global Human Resources team at Schneider Electric as an Executive Reward Specialist.
I was stoked when I received the offer to work abroad when I joined Schneider Electric back in June 2018 as part of the Energy Generation Program ā€“ X offered in Singapore. While I was ecstatic about the amazing opportunity I was presented with, I was daunted by the thought of living alone in a foreign country, where Iā€™d be immersed in a different culture and language.
With the encouragement of my family, friends and co-workers, I took a leap of faith and embarked on one of the most enriching experiences of my life. It has been 11 months since I started working in Paris, and the journey has been nothing short of extraordinary. To encourage other..