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A 'pituto' is the one that will get your foot in the door.It is common to see relatives of the same family working in a company (unfortunately this also recently includes in the government where relatives seem to be able to find a away into official positions, or where a company the family owns/runs gets a lucrative contract with the govt).Chile has one of the highest rates of working hours in the world, though unfortunately this doesn't convert into higher productivity.A couple of years ago, a law was passed to make the working week 45 hours instead of 48 as before.As the business relationship develops, both parts become more demonstrative which can include the kissing on the cheek with women and sometimes embracing between men. Business cards are given after the initial handshake.Spend a second or two to 'admire' it as Chileans put a lot of importance on their positions in companies.Don't rush immediately into the topic to be discussed.
Getting jobs in Chile is sometimes difficult if you don't know anyone in the company.If you ask someone to do something, don't expect them to do it right away even if they say they will.Most things are left until the last moment and sometimes it is good to follow up orders and arrangements to make sure that everything is getting done on time.It is common that Chilean business people do not answer e-mails, faxes, letters or phone calls promptly.
Acknowledging messages is not a common habit and many business people might not respond until there is an opportunity or something definite to answer.Most jobs are not published in the local paper (except with reputable companies) since the 'pituto' concept prevails. Middle managers and engineers in large companies generally speak some English, although English speaking is less frequent in medium and small companies.