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Ten ways working in France drives expats mad

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Ten ways working in France drives expats mad
What drives exapts mad about French working culture? Photo: Lara604/flickr
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Expats living in France have been known to utter the odd expletive or two when discussing French working culture over a pint in an expat pub. So we asked out readers what drives them mad most about working in France. Here are the results. Do you agree?

For many foreigners one of the hardest aspects of settling in France is getting used to the working culture.

Because from everything from what time they start work in France to the frequency of coffee and fag breaks things work slightly differently in France to what we might be accustomed to.

It tends to take expats a few months, even years, to get used to how things work and we don't half like to have a grumble about it.

But what is it that drives us mad the most? Click below to find out.

Ten reasons why working in France drives expats mad

Here's a clue for the first one.

Do you agree? Can you think of any more you would add to this list? Let us know in the comments section below.

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