Doing so, I did things  I never thought could be possible: dance on stage, sing karaoke in Spanish, dress up as a woman, do the flying trapeze, etc. Thank you for sharing in being a GO. If you can imagine the worst hangover in the whole world, and having a complete stranger come up to you and ask you for the millionth time ‘what’s it like being a GO?’, and you can provide the same answer you;ve given 1,000 times with a smile that makes the questioner feel like it’s the first time you’ve heard the question… THEN, you’re what is means to be a GO. 5 raisons pourquoi j’ai montré l’image du petit Syrien noyé à mes filles! I was one of those G.O’s in the 80s. If You look in the stars, You will see a TRIDENT. JOBS. By combining know-how and the right attitude, they rise to the challenge of self-revelation. Ask a question about working or interviewing at Club Med. i could probably come up with 10 more reasons!! I whole heartedly agree…great experience, great friends , fond memories. I love this two sentences: You can’t be afraid of getting out of your comfort zone to be a GO! I was a GO for six years back in the 80’s.. Discover all the key insights that make people want to work here. I decided to call her. I worked with them in Turks in the winter ’89. Discover all the key insights that make people want to work here. Reviews from Club Med employees about Club Med culture, salaries, benefits, work-life balance, management, job security, and more. Your job alert was created. You are about to apply to join one of our Club Med resorts. Being at Club Med quickly developed my communication, interaction and social skills. I will always love the Club and all people who think like me. Founded in 1950, the company is primarily owned by the Chinese conglomerate Fosun Group since 2013. Hey, I was a G.O. I took the ferry boat across from Bridgeport to Long Island the next weekend and three months later we were engaged and three months after that we were married. 2 years of great experience <3 Reminded me of all the things I learned during my short 6 month stint as a GO. I was 28 years old when I started working at Club Med. (Gentil Organisateur) which is a French, Club Med-specific term, used to name its employees as “ambassadors of the Club Med spirit”. Club Med's global hospitality A great interview of Marina Bianconi, HR manager at Club Med, about the social networks within the company. The profession of G.O (Gentil Organisateur) was invented by Club Med 60 years ago. Great article LP! Always in my heart, always there never to be forgotten for a minute. There are 20,000 Gentle Organizers (G.Os) and Gentle Employees (G.Es) at Club Med, who work in the villages, but also at the Paris, Lyon, Singapore, Shanghai, Rio de Janeiro and Miami headquarters, in the sales offices situated in dozens of countries and in travel agencies. To this day when A song comes on the radio that we did crazy signs to, I have a huge smile on my face and sometimes do the dance in my car Sure you can go on vacation in the Carribean easy but it is hard to go to the resort in Europe, Africa if you don't possess money. Read about the office locations, company history, leadership teams, and employee perks. The business card said she worked on Long Island, New York which was just across the bay from Bridgeport, Connecticut. All my experiences working as a G.O. I absolutely love it. 2. Apply for the latest jobs at Club Med. We are recruiting in Hospitality & Catering, Sports & Leisure, Supports & Sales. :) ). Discover us. Everyone, every GO was soooo unhappy! I believe in Palma de Mallorca Ckub Med’s Papa Mr TRIGANO, I had shown to. I am sure mors of us feel the same way!!! 6- Helping others: Being a GO is all about teamwork. can hold one of a number of positions within the resort. We are still married today – 24 years and two kids later. 10- Seize the moment. When she asked what was wrong, she told her mother that she did not have the feelings that you’re supposed to have when you marry someone. Read about the office locations, company history, leadership teams, and employee perks. "At Club Med, kindness is a profession in its own right and that profession is more than a job, it's a lifestyle, it's a form of life", explained one of the founders, Gilbert Trigano. But well, im glad it was not ur experience. Hi! And it brings back a lot of memories. Bastille day 1995 was my first day in CLUB MED …and taking pleasure in doing so! In addition to their professionalism and know-how is added a way of being, which brings them close to customers and produces moments of happiness, kindness, conviviality, friendliness and humour. Thank you for finding the words to describe what it’s like to be a GO. It is unique. Thank you JJ! The G.O is the ambassador of the Club Med spirit and upholds the company's values. By continuing to browse this site without changing your cookie settings, you accept the use of cookies to analyze and measure audience, attendance and navigation, redirection from external websites, and to propose you personalized content and offers. Sorry to hear that Rick! Sr. For more information, Hotel Service and Catering luxury area (5T). Thank you Grant! I was a Scuba G.O. Before sending your application, make sure that your profile matches the prerequisites for this position (diplomas, experience, language level, etc. "At Club Med, kindness is a profession in its own right and that profession is more than a job, it's a lifestyle, it's a form of life", explained one of the founders, Gilbert Trigano. Meeting people, on a daily basis, inspired me and those around me to become a better person. Be the first to see new Club Med jobs 1. You captured everything there is to being a G.O. Has anyone worked as a DM/instructor for club med? Club Med is worth $1.6 Billion, and it's parent company generates $16.4 Billion in revenue, with $93.1 Billion in assets, with profits around $2 Billion. Club Med G.O.s and returning G.M.s use these and a few other Club-Med-specific terms regularly, so get ready. Here are the Dress & Grooming Guidelines of a Club Med G.O. I supposed it was a question of timing… Try, at least, to remember only one thing that made you happy that season… Perhaps the Thursday night at Dadyo’s..:) ahahha cheers my friend! Club Med & you. Well said LP, I always felt Proud ,and still do, to be part of a very elite group of people known as GO’s …all with the qualities that you describe ….. all capable of achieving anything to benefit others! I worked in Martinique, Horgada/Egpyt, Cancun, Helius-Corfu/Greece, Turkey, Sonora Bay/Ixtapa, Turks and Caicos, Maldives and Cairo/Egypt. in Club Med. All workers at Club Med resorts get accommodation and meals provided by the resort. This is so true!! I met incredible people, lived amazing experiences in unforgettable countries and discovered many cultures that will forever be great memories! Reviews from Club Med employees about working as a Server at Club Med. Here are MY eleven reasons why being a Club Med GO made me a better human being. Please note: If you do not have the required qualifications and experience, your application will be automatically rejected. G.Os are tolerant and are open to the diversity of the world around them and respectful of each person's differences. » I told her that was a long story. Now, seeing it reposted sent me back again. I was a GO at Med Cancun for a while and unfortunately i didnt have the expeience most of you guys say it is. 7- To be open minded: As a GO, I needed to have an open mind. G.Ms can be of all ages, single, in a couple or family. Discover Club Med in less than 2 minutes. absolument!!! These acts of kindness are contagious. They have a festive spirit. Before sending your application, make sure that your profile matches the prerequisites for this position (diplomas, experience, language level, etc.). Great friends for life, and a sense of quality work that I never saw anywhere else. When I opened the box, out fell my address book and out from the address book fell a business card. The idea was to work for the Club for one year at two different clubs and make friends with the guests and hopefully bond with them so they would offer their address and allow me to stay at their homes as I traveled around the world. I loved my job from day one when I started my job as a G.O. Got it! You can cancel email alerts at any time. J’ai un seul regret : j’aurais préféré une vidéo comme celle ci https://youtu.be/QWP-PMPwglA ou celle-là https://youtu.be/oDAx_FH3RrQ et non une pub sur le club d’aujourd’hui qui n’a plus les qualités de celui d’hier , Muy bien amigo! Merci Club Med. As i already said, the Club is a big family, even if you are a GO, a GE, a GM…Remembering all previous holidays, all previous nice people encountered is so pleasant. Cheers . For them, the notion of solidarity means something. Our jobs. She said that her mother caught her in her room crying two days before the wedding. Product Manager Digital Experience. Anyone has noticed the Trident shape in the sky? All my best friends are ex-Club Med GO’S and even if I don’t see them often, when I do, it is just true friendship! Our job offers. This is such a beautiful video! Comcast - Philadelphia, PA. Sr Analyst, Decisioning Strategy & Ops. 5- Time management: Being a GO means hard work and long hours, so my time management skills were critical to respect my schedule and enjoy my 10 minute naps when I could. I was lucky to be chosen to be a GO but like any challenges in life, you create your luck by being positive and grateful for the things life brings you like health and happiness. It was a pleasure working with you and learned from the Master sailing GO you were! See you soon on my next village. In the first photo, is that Nick scuba from England?, Bobby Z the DJ? ). at Club Med. Nothing holds a candle to that even tho I continued on and became a cabin crew member to date .. That was the most rewarding and amazing experience in my lifetime .. I’m just sorry I’ve lost touch with so many old friends .. Is there a GO facebook page ???? :) I want to be a GO for everything that a GO is and everything that he/she gets for being one..Did log on to clubmedjobs.com but the site requires you to choose a home country first. Discover all the key insights that make people want to work here. I told her I did not understand. #OnceAGOAlwaysAGO #GoForLife #ClubMedGO  #ClubMedXGO #LifeAsItShouldBe  #Kindness, What a such awesome video. In fact, Club Med offers training in many skill areas … You need to respect the hand that feeds you and respect the world you live in. 8– Familly; working six months in a Club Med village is like being with family. It had been over five years since I had seen or spoken to her. 2 years in Club Med (1989-1991) …. After working at the two clubs for the first year, I had over 700 addresses from people all over the world that offered to allow me to come and stay with them. (And if I drink many beers, I am pretty good in Japanese. Once a GO, ALWAYS a GO! She acknowledged that she was that person and then I said my name – from club med. After several years I return to the United States and was going to work for the Secret Service but I got accepted into law school at the University of Bridgeport in Connecticut. Come see what's going on inside Club Med, including the company culture, employee work-life benefits, and business goals. At Club Med, you do not apply for a position in a specific geographic location but for a profession. Header Image. If you don’t like being surrounded by people, Club Med is not for you! Hello guys, you just can add «gentillesse». 3 leçons de vie apprises lors du tournoi de soccer de mes filles: http://blog.lplb.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/02/L’Esprit-Club-Med-1.mp4. and possibly even Michele landsports from Belgium? But when she picked up the phone the first thing she said was « why are you calling me now? We always will be GO…. I worked in 9 different Club Meds all over the world. I HAD 7 incredible years working in 8 different villages meeting so many people Meeting people, on a daily basis, inspired me and those around me to become a better person. I worked for Club Med as a GO for ten years. Come see what's going on inside Club Med, including the company culture, employee work-life benefits, and business goals. We also had a al a carte restaurant and nightly events . I must thank Alain Blanc who gave me the most precious forever gift,now getting a chance to build amazing adult relationship with some new EXGO who for sure will be forever friends. Inspiring!!! I truly agree that Club Med is a working-lifestyle. It was the first time I got to live outside the country and explore island life . It is great to hear that someone else shares in those memories and experience, and I hope to meet you and your family one day at one of those incredible Club Med reunions. Say « Hello » and be nice to everyone, even if you don’t know them! Since the reunions I’ve been to with my family and the vacations shared with them have kept the spirit of the Club alive with me. You’ve captured the experience so well. I signed up on the website of Club Med jobs, and after some time they called me to say they were looking for people for the Mini Club and if I had problems with it. Don’t let your fears stop you ! A Club Med G.O. What else? Working at Club Med . I have to admit the video brought a few tears of happiness to my eyes from remembering so many wonderful times shared with our GO family…, Club med I started as a GM in 1975 loved every moment,experience, people life long memories then I got the chance to be a GO non contract my life changed forever I did things at the village that were amazing some scared me but I did it Club med was a experience like nothing else . i agree 110 percent!! Working a Club Med is a nice experience but if you are looking for a higher salary in this call center well this is is not the place. But I am still funnier than you..:). Thanks for the best 11 reasons. Being a GO from 90 to 93 was the happiest, and most professionally productive time of my life. By continuing to browse this site without changing your cookie settings, you accept the use of cookies to analyze and measure audience, attendance and navigation, redirection from external websites, and to propose you personalized content and offers. So true …. The G.M or Gentil Membre is the customer of Club Med. 5- Time management: Being a GO means hard work and long hours, so my time management skills were critical to respect my schedule and enjoy my 10 minute naps when I could. Our community is ready to answer. They have a special taste for team work. 1981-1987 Working with people from various cultures is a great learning experience. Being a Club Med G. O. was one of the greatest moments of my life. You need to be able to adapt yourself to any kind of situation, especially now with three kids and a busy life! 3- Communication: Everyday at Club Med, I’ve met and worked with people from all around the world, so learning different languages was a big plus. Thank you Heather for your kind words… Watch ou for my next article of how I lost 60 pounds in 6 months… don’t let your fears stop you..:). My name is David Lozano. It was the best experience of my life that made me grow professionally and personally! The profession of G.O (Gentil Organisateur) was invented by Club Med … Discover Club Med in less than 2 minutes . Club Med Mission, Benefits, and Work Cultur e. Come see what's going on inside Club Med, including the company culture, employee work-life benefits, and business goals. Forget the word “employees.” Club Med has GO’s—gracious organizers—who do everything from mix you a margarita to teach salsa dancing lessons and organize a private dinner on a stretch of sand. Trending Jobs. You are about to apply to join one of our Club Med resorts. 4- Human skills and inspiration. We ran buffets for over 1000 people on a regular basis as well as al a carte stations. Wow. She said, you don’t understand. 3. I saw this months ago when you first posted it and I loved it! Always a G.O. You captured the essence of the experience. Passionate and friendly, they represent the joy of living and love to share it. Subscribe. Patience, Empathy, Tolerance & Sociability – and an almost inhumane ability to juggle time, space & cocktails. remember our season in Ixtapa ? It is unique. and a lot of souvenirs. Club Med recruits ski instructors for winter 2018 Club Med is looking for ski instructors who wants to teach classes for different levels. Curious about everything, they create bonds and are able to adapt easily to the personalities and cultures they meet. She said that the only time she had ever felt that feeling was when she met that Scuba G.O in Martinique. G.Ms can be of all ages, single, in a couple or family. Club Med Australia & New Zealand is seeking Childcare Coordinators - Fitness Instructors and Lifeguards ! The normal work week at Club Med is six days on and one day off per week. What an inspiring article it is. Especially in the 80’s, the Club was so  »libertin »… So open with less rules but any era of Club Med was great! The G.O, upholding the Club Med Spirit. Thank you Rande! « If the guest gives you a hard time, just look at the horizon and take a deep breath » -LPLB. 11- Lucky! Thank you LP, this is classic, we use your quotation on the every day base! Read about the office locations, company history, leadership teams, and … 11 reasons why being a Club Med GO’S made me a better person! It makes me excited reading your post. Cheers! #Nostalgia #MemoriesForLife. ** www.hub1916.com www.clubmed.com Don't … 814 3 18. Loved my time working for Club Med. In addition, Club Med is the kind of resort where employees take on different roles. Thanks to their generosity and competence, G.Os personalise service to customers. Images and comments confirm that this is not just a simple job, is a lifestyle!!! The G.O is the ambassador of the Club Med spirit and upholds the company's values. Don’t let your fears stop you ! I lived in a spectacular setting daily with amazing people and every day I seized the moment and enjoyed every aspect of my GO life. GO stands for « Gentil Organisateur ». well said my friend. You will be constantly given opportunities to experience new places, new environment and new personalities, these moments of sharing, places you discover, people you meet will enrich you every day. I then heard a loud « thud » as she dropped the phone on the floor. Learn about Club Med culture, salaries, benefits, work-life balance, management, job security, and more. If you ever find yourself in Los Angeles, California, please look me up. Jorbar1551 Dive Resort # of Dives: 100 - 199 Location: CSU-Monterey Bay. Discover Club Med in less than 2 minutes. She worked as a G.O with the resort's mini club, which organises programmes for children so … A Club Med employee is known as G.O. The G.O, upholding the Club Med Spirit. **This video was produced and paid for by HUB1916 and Club Med. That was amazing! I was actually a Los Angeles police officer for seven years prior to working for the club. I just called off my wedding three weeks ago. Okay. I picked up the card to see that it was from a G.M girl that I had met at my very first Club Med that I worked at on Martinique Island. They come from all over the world looking for a little happiness in our magical resorts where G.Os … By continuing to browse this site without changing your cookie settings, you accept the use of cookies to analyze and measure audience, attendance and navigation, redirection from external websites, and to propose you personalized content and offers. Jobs at Club Med The company also offers insurance to its contract workers. it was the best 9 years of my life and trying to explain it to non club med people just never seems to work!! 3 leçons de vie de mon dernier championnat de soccer 2017! Working for Club Med Discussion in 'Seeking Employment' started by Jorbar1551, Jan 4, 2008. I then purchased an around the world ticket for $2500 which allows you to get on and off the plane as many times as you want, whenever you want, as long as you go in One Direction around the world. I was a guest at two clubs in the early 80s and then resigned to work at Club Med and travel all over the world starting in 1986. Club Med offers you a total professional life experience which will take you towards social, professional and personal enrichment. almost 30 years ago and happened upon this link. 23 years of happiness – once a GO, always a GO…. ahhh down this fabulous memory road …, Je suis totalement en phase avec cet article (GO de 1976 à 1980, ingénieur du son alias Décibel) . Fabulous article. But club med was also one of the most stressful jobs . Club Med Mission, Benefits, and Work Culture. Discover Club Med in less than 2 minutes. 9- Say Hello, be kind! I’d love to have a drink and smoke a cigar with you and reminisce about old times. When she picked up the phone and said hello, I said her name. Once a G.O. Working at Club Med; Is Club Med meant for you? Our HR experts will decide which village you will work in, depending on your availability, your profile and, of course, our villages' requirements.

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