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How to Ace Your Internship Interview

If you’re applying for an internship you likely haven’t had a lot of interview experience and probably don’t have much relevant work experience either. However, this doesn’t mean you shouldn’t be able to ace an internship interview. Interviews are like first dates and many of the same principles apply like dressing well, showing interest and getting to know the other […]

If you’re applying for an internship you likely haven’t had a lot of interview experience and probably don’t have much relevant work experience either. However, this doesn’t mean you shouldn’t be able to ace an internship interview. Interviews are like first dates and many of the same principles apply like dressing well, showing interest and getting to know the other […]

Top 5 Time Wasters & How to Beat Procrastination

Procrastination leads to stress, missed deadlines, the need for cramming and all-nighters and can also be responsible for bad grades and lower performance at work. Procrastination is an issue especially prevalent amongst students but they’re not the only members of society to suffer from it.  The problem is, once you get into the procrastination rut, how do you get back […]

Procrastination leads to stress, missed deadlines, the need for cramming and all-nighters and can also be responsible for bad grades and lower performance at work. Procrastination is an issue especially prevalent amongst students but they’re not the only members of society to suffer from it.  The problem is, once you get into the procrastination rut, how do you get back […]

China’s Top 10 Up & Coming Cities

China is developing at break-neck speed and its cities are expanding extremely rapidly. Beijing and Shanghai may be the most developed and known as first tier cities. Other cities are quickly beginning to catch up especially those known in China as second or third tier. The tier system ranks cities according to their population, infrastructure and services. Some have been […]

China is developing at break-neck speed and its cities are expanding extremely rapidly. Beijing and Shanghai may be the most developed and known as first tier cities. Other cities are quickly beginning to catch up especially those known in China as second or third tier. The tier system ranks cities according to their population, infrastructure and services. Some have been […]

10 Tips to Creating the Perfect Cover Letter

Cover letters are an important part of job applications but a lot of people struggle to write a good one. This is often because applicants don’t know what they should be including in a cover letter. We’ve come up with 10 top tips to help you overcome these problems and write an amazing cover letter.1.    Personalise: Try to find the […]

Cover letters are an important part of job applications but a lot of people struggle to write a good one. This is often because applicants don’t know what they should be including in a cover letter. We’ve come up with 10 top tips to help you overcome these problems and write an amazing cover letter.1.    Personalise: Try to find the […]

Internships: Expectations vs. Reality

Internships are a chance to gain experience and an insight into a specific company or industry. Everyone wants to get the most out of an internship experience but sometimes the expectations of what an internship has to offer outweigh the reality.In general, interns are looking to get some valuable work experience in a field they are interested in building their […]

Internships are a chance to gain experience and an insight into a specific company or industry. Everyone wants to get the most out of an internship experience but sometimes the expectations of what an internship has to offer outweigh the reality.In general, interns are looking to get some valuable work experience in a field they are interested in building their […]

Top 10 Shenzhen Attractions

Shenzhen is a relatively new city and, as such, doesn’t have a lot of historical sites but don’t let that put you off; there’s still plenty to see and do in the city. Shenzhen is known throughout China for its abundance of theme parks but that’s not the only thing on offer; there are also gardens, a temple and traditional […]

Shenzhen is a relatively new city and, as such, doesn’t have a lot of historical sites but don’t let that put you off; there’s still plenty to see and do in the city. Shenzhen is known throughout China for its abundance of theme parks but that’s not the only thing on offer; there are also gardens, a temple and traditional […]

8 Tips on How to Survive Chinese Business Dinners

Business dinners are an integral part of corporate culture in China and it’s important that you know how to compose yourself around the dinner table, especially as some Chinese business dinner etiquette can be confusing for the uninitiated. Here are some tips on how to survive a business dinners in the Middle Kingdom. The easiest and quickest way to make […]

Business dinners are an integral part of corporate culture in China and it’s important that you know how to compose yourself around the dinner table, especially as some Chinese business dinner etiquette can be confusing for the uninitiated. Here are some tips on how to survive a business dinners in the Middle Kingdom. The easiest and quickest way to make […]

Shanghai’s Best Undiscovered Tourist Sites

Visitors to Shanghai usually end up going to the same old places like the Bund, to see the famous Shanghai skyline; Yuyuan, to see traditional Chinese architecture and taste Shanghai’s signature dumplings and Nanjing pedestrian street for shopping, but if you want to get off the beaten path a little there’s plenty of other, less obvious sites that this metropolitan […]

Visitors to Shanghai usually end up going to the same old places like the Bund, to see the famous Shanghai skyline; Yuyuan, to see traditional Chinese architecture and taste Shanghai’s signature dumplings and Nanjing pedestrian street for shopping, but if you want to get off the beaten path a little there’s plenty of other, less obvious sites that this metropolitan […]

The Importance of Gaining Work Experience While Studying

In recent years it has been becoming harder and harder to find jobs. There are so many people applying for the same positions and just having a degree in the relevant area is no longer good enough to secure that dream job. Employers are looking for more from potential candidates so having international work experience on your CV can really […]

In recent years it has been becoming harder and harder to find jobs. There are so many people applying for the same positions and just having a degree in the relevant area is no longer good enough to secure that dream job. Employers are looking for more from potential candidates so having international work experience on your CV can really […]

Hidden Gems of Shanghai Nightlife

Shanghai is well known for its vibrant nightlife and for playing host to some of the best bars in the world (Bar Rouge has been named in the top 100 on the Best Bars in the World list). Anyone who’s ever been to the city will have heard of M1nt with its famous shark tank, M2 and its over-crowded dance […]

Shanghai is well known for its vibrant nightlife and for playing host to some of the best bars in the world (Bar Rouge has been named in the top 100 on the Best Bars in the World list). Anyone who’s ever been to the city will have heard of M1nt with its famous shark tank, M2 and its over-crowded dance […]