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It's not so much a difference between formal rank, as an informal but well known one. If you went to the right schools, you'll be hired at the same level as everyone, but go up the ladders way faster.

I remember a coworker admiring the swift career of the new head boss of the SGCIB, who was only 45. I told him that the guy was an X-Mine, and so that career was pretty normal.

Un roi sans divertissement est un homme plein de misères

by linca (antonin POINT lucas AROBASE gmail.com) on Sat Jan 26th, 2008 at 03:54:11 PM EST
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