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Best Weekends Away from Beijing

As Beijing is China’s capital, it means that transport links to other areas of the country are well-developed, making it very convenient to get around. So, once you’re finished taking in all the city has to offer like the Great Wall, Summer Palace and the Forbidden City; try out these other great places, just a short distance from Beijing.Chengde
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As Beijing is China’s capital, it means that transport links to other areas of the country are well-developed, making it very convenient to get around. So, once you’re finished taking in all the city has to offer like the Great Wall, Summer Palace and the Forbidden City; try out these other great places, just a short distance from Beijing.Chengde The summer […]

How Globalisation Can Benefit your Career

The world seems to be getting smaller every year. It now takes just over 11 hours to fly from London to Shanghai, a far cry from the weeks it used to take by steamship and, with the dawning of the internet, anywhere in the world can be instantly in touch with other locations around the globe. Cross-continent conference calls and […]

The world seems to be getting smaller every year. It now takes just over 11 hours to fly from London to Shanghai, a far cry from the weeks it used to take by steamship and, with the dawning of the internet, anywhere in the world can be instantly in touch with other locations around the globe. Cross-continent conference calls and […]

Just do it! How to Survive Living Abroad

Living abroad is a big step and can seem extremely daunting at first, but it can be a very rewarding experience and you’ll be amazed at what you will see, learn and experience. You’ll meet the most interesting people, see the strangest things and eat some weird delicacies but, if you take everything in your stride, and just go with […]

Living abroad is a big step and can seem extremely daunting at first, but it can be a very rewarding experience and you’ll be amazed at what you will see, learn and experience. You’ll meet the most interesting people, see the strangest things and eat some weird delicacies but, if you take everything in your stride, and just go with […]

Why Paid Internships are Always Better

It’s almost compulsory nowadays for recent graduates to have some sort of experience under their belt before they finish university. Many get part-time jobs in shops or restaurants during their studies but, although these can be useful, the best experience comes from internships in the industry you plan on working in after graduation. There are plenty of internships going around […]

It’s almost compulsory nowadays for recent graduates to have some sort of experience under their belt before they finish university. Many get part-time jobs in shops or restaurants during their studies but, although these can be useful, the best experience comes from internships in the industry you plan on working in after graduation. There are plenty of internships going around […]

When Choosing the Right Internship, Ask Yourself These Questions:

The current economic status in many countries has made it difficult for under-qualified graduates to start their careers. Due to a shortage of employment opportunities, a lot of recent graduates consider internships to jumpstart their career and gain experience in their desired industry. As a result, many companies now offer competitive and appealing internship programs however, some are very relaxed […]

The current economic status in many countries has made it difficult for under-qualified graduates to start their careers. Due to a shortage of employment opportunities, a lot of recent graduates consider internships to jumpstart their career and gain experience in their desired industry. As a result, many companies now offer competitive and appealing internship programs however, some are very relaxed […]

Restaurants, Hutongs and Bars: An Insider’s Guide to the Best of Beijing

Arriving in Beijing for the first time can be very daunting. Home to more than 20 million people, Beijing is a sprawling concrete jungle where you can expect to see bustling sidewalks and noisy traffic at every corner. Many tourists have compared the city to Los Angeles and Tokyo because it is so large that it feels like a combination […]

Arriving in Beijing for the first time can be very daunting. Home to more than 20 million people, Beijing is a sprawling concrete jungle where you can expect to see bustling sidewalks and noisy traffic at every corner. Many tourists have compared the city to Los Angeles and Tokyo because it is so large that it feels like a combination […]

Celebrating Chinese New Year the Chinese Way

Every year, China witnesses the largest human migration in the world, as migrant workers from the cities go back to their home provinces to celebrate Chinese New Year with their families. This year 3.6 billion journeys are expected to be made over the New Year period.2014 will be the year of the horse and will be celebrated on Chinese New […]

Every year, China witnesses the largest human migration in the world, as migrant workers from the cities go back to their home provinces to celebrate Chinese New Year with their families. This year 3.6 billion journeys are expected to be made over the New Year period.2014 will be the year of the horse and will be celebrated on Chinese New […]

How to Make the Most of your Online Presence

It’s now common place for recruiters to peruse an applicants’ social media profiles before inviting them for an interview and it can prove to be the make or break stage for some applications. In fact, 91% of employers say they look at Facebook, Twitter and LinkedIn during the applicant screening process (Reppler.com). So how do you make sure people are […]

It’s now common place for recruiters to peruse an applicants’ social media profiles before inviting them for an interview and it can prove to be the make or break stage for some applications. In fact, 91% of employers say they look at Facebook, Twitter and LinkedIn during the applicant screening process (Reppler.com). So how do you make sure people are […]

How to Give the Perfect Business Presentation

Presentations are a common part of many school and university courses these days and chances are, you’ll have had to do at least one during your time in education. But what happens when you move on into the world of work when the pressure to get it right first time is so great, especially if it’s a presentation in front […]

Presentations are a common part of many school and university courses these days and chances are, you’ll have had to do at least one during your time in education. But what happens when you move on into the world of work when the pressure to get it right first time is so great, especially if it’s a presentation in front […]

Guide to the 5 Best Weekend Trips from Shanghai

Shanghai, as a city, has a lot to offer visitors however, when the hustle and bustle gets too much there’s a few places nearby that can offer a respite from the crowded streets. Although these locations are all within a relatively short distance from Shanghai, they still offer a relief from the rat race that is the city. We’ve compiled […]

Shanghai, as a city, has a lot to offer visitors however, when the hustle and bustle gets too much there’s a few places nearby that can offer a respite from the crowded streets. Although these locations are all within a relatively short distance from Shanghai, they still offer a relief from the rat race that is the city. We’ve compiled […]