Category Archives: Working & Volunteering

Either you can work or not, you may want to be involved in some “professionnal” activities. This category is full of tips and tricks about how to find a job or how to volunteer in the San Francisco Bay Area and in Stanford.

What is it like to work in a Silicon Valley start-up?

What is it like to work in a Silicon Valley start-up? I have been working in a tech startup for over a year now and this is my story. In August 2013 my wife and I moved into the Bay Area after she … Continue reading

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Things I Wish I Knew Before I Moved to America

Landing in a new country is really like being a teenager again. Learning the language is just part of the whole relocation. Expats must re-learn all the basic rules of living together: the things your parents and your experience have … Continue reading

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Guys Night Out – Rebuilding My Life

After my wife and I moved to the US, my wife started working at Stanford and I was in our new house without a job. So I needed to rebuild my life. In the first few weeks I was busy with settling down. I needed to buy … Continue reading

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Grow New Roots and Blossom: A support group for trailing wives

We’ve blogged before about Deborah’s Palm. They offer a wide variety of classes, and groups for women experience challenges throughout their lives, in addition to an open place to come relax and enjoy a cup of tea. Now, coming soon, … Continue reading

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Geek Guide to Silicon Valley: Part 1

One year ago I moved into Mountain View. Six months later I started working for a start-up company and I’m still learning about the Silicon Valley atmosphere. In a few articles I want to familiarize you with Silicon Valley. As … Continue reading

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