What is Culture Shock? Culture Shock is defined as: The feeling of disorientation experienced by someone when they are suddenly subjected to an unfamiliar culture, way of life, or set of attitudes. Wikipedia It is a common occurrence amongst travellers, and Expats in particular can experience it due to their extended immersion in unfamiliar cultures. The […]Continue reading
Nicolás works as a consultant for ALTEN at Airbus. He belongs to the industrial academy team, which is a cross-sectional department responsible for the training of White and Blue-collar workers. (White-collar= administrative labour, Blue-collar= manual labour). He’s currently working on the development of a project called ‘Learning Digital Transformation’. It’s main objective is the digitization of the company’s […]Continue reading
The European Union has always stood for peace, stability and prosperity. These factors attract expats from all over the world who are looking for a better quality of life. An added bonus for young expats who are looking to travel is that there are no border controls between EU nations and one currency – the […]Continue reading
Discover Pedro, consultant at ALTEN Belgium and founder of the charity Worldwide Solidarity for Education.
Pedro has been an IT consultant since 2012 at ALTEN Belgium and works as an IT Manager at BNP Paribas Fortis. In 2015 he participated in his first charitable mission in a school in Malawi. He returned there in 2017 with the help of ALTEN Belgium and BNP Paribas Fortis. As a result of these successes, he decided to create his […]Continue reading