"There are many things (in Russia) that surprise and amaze us, and it did indeed take time to get used to some local peculiarities. Nevertheless we enjoy doing business here and we endeavour to ensure that you do too".
The Guide to Successful Hiring in Russia and CIS will help you find answers to frequently asked questions, provide useful tips and interesting articles on Russian business and we have also included a section on deciphering the Russian alphabet and a guide to understanding Russian names.
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Why Russians don’t Smile’ is a guide to doing business in Russia and the CIS countries for expatriates who have recently relocated to Russia/CIS (or are considering doin so in the nearest future) and foreigners who don’t visit Russia and whose main source of information about this part of the world is still international media. It has been written by Luc Jones who has been working in Russia for almost two decades, speaks Russian completely fluently and travelled extensively throughout the Former Soviet Union.
He put together this publication to help dispel some of the usual myths and stereotypes, and provide a practical account of travelling to, getting in and navigating your way around some of the peculiarities that foreigners face when doing business in Russia. Focusing primarily on Moscow, the guide also explains how to get around the rest of the country and also covers the other 11 CIS countries, helping visitors to make the most of their trip, avoid the typical pitfalls and hopefully having a little fun thrown in.