I joined Cirquent (thank you very much, members in Cologne and other sites!) as a global trainee in NTT DATA Group this April. I would like to share my experiences and findings in Germany (Europe) on this Blog.
Let me introduce myself a bit. I was born and live in the Tokyo area. I have been working for NTT DATA for nine years. With Cirquent I have been collaborating in the e-mobility business since 2010. My hobbies are soccer, tennis, jogging, movies, and travels. Except for a short term business trip, this is the first time for me to to work and live abroad. So I’m very excited about everything I would experience.
I associate the following when I see/hear “Germany (German)”. Perhaps these are not so different from the ones of average Japanese:
- comparatively similar to Japanese among Europeans (honest, serious, methodical)
- Japan studied many things from Germany to build a modern nation
- big and tall people
- big cars, Autobahn
- soccer(with German spirit!)
- beer and sausage
- castle in the forest
- Christmas market
While I am working and living in Germany, these images might be confirmed or updated. I’d like to report about them (of course, I have already found many things during these four weeks at the office and other places). By the way, what do you imagine when you see/hear “Japan (Japanese)”? Sushi? Karaoke? I also would like to share current topics if I can.
Anyway, if you read my articles, I’d be very happy. See you next time.