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Top 10 Must Have Travel Apps for China

Here’s a list of some of the most useful apps for surviving life in China so when you’re lost in the big city, craving some good, old-fashioned Western food, or having communication problems again you know where to look. They range from dictionaries to maps and even messaging services. All of them are free and they are all available on iPhones, iPads […]

Here’s a list of some of the most useful apps for surviving life in China so when you’re lost in the big city, craving some good, old-fashioned Western food, or having communication problems again you know where to look. They range from dictionaries to maps and even messaging services. All of them are free and they are all available on iPhones, iPads […]

Top 10 Tips for a Successful CV

Two pages and no moreDon’t be fooled into thinking your potential employer wants to know every detail of your previous job, that’s what an interview is for. Your CV is an introduction to your professional skill set and experience, not an essay. So what should be included you ask; your contact details, education, relevant professional experience and key skills. […]

Two pages and no moreDon’t be fooled into thinking your potential employer wants to know every detail of your previous job, that’s what an interview is for. Your CV is an introduction to your professional skill set and experience, not an essay. So what should be included you ask; your contact details, education, relevant professional experience and key skills. […]

Top 10 things to do in Shanghai

Shanghai MuseumShanghai Museum possesses a collection of more than 1, 000, 000 objects and works of art. The museum has eleven galleries and three special exhibition halls. Located in the heart of the city, People’s Square, and with a unique architectural design, Shanghai Museum is not to be missed.How to get there: Take Subway Line 1, 2 or 8 to […]

Shanghai MuseumShanghai Museum possesses a collection of more than 1, 000, 000 objects and works of art. The museum has eleven galleries and three special exhibition halls. Located in the heart of the city, People’s Square, and with a unique architectural design, Shanghai Museum is not to be missed.How to get there: Take Subway Line 1, 2 or 8 to […]

Guest Blog: “Networking is an art, be not afraid to start” Tips & Tricks for Networking in China

Let’s start with a couple of assumptions, if you are reading this you are new to China and do not speak Chinese which leads us to my first observation – You cannot network in China (or I dare to suggest anywhere else) via an interpreter.If this is true there is no point in discussing here the traditional Chinese approach to […]

Let’s start with a couple of assumptions, if you are reading this you are new to China and do not speak Chinese which leads us to my first observation – You cannot network in China (or I dare to suggest anywhere else) via an interpreter.If this is true there is no point in discussing here the traditional Chinese approach to […]

Breaking Through the Cultural Barrier

Not long after arriving in China, you will notice that there is a distinct and unique culture perhaps unlike any other you have experienced. Be open to all the strange, weird and funny things you will encounter; this is part of the China experience! Generally speaking Chinese people understand that foreigners are not experts in their culture and history and […]

Not long after arriving in China, you will notice that there is a distinct and unique culture perhaps unlike any other you have experienced. Be open to all the strange, weird and funny things you will encounter; this is part of the China experience! Generally speaking Chinese people understand that foreigners are not experts in their culture and history and […]

You’ve Never Been There?! Top 10 Must See Places in Beijing!

Great Wall of China 
Any tourist brochure and quick Google search for China will render images of the magnificent Great Wall of China. The Great Wall is one of the greatest wonders of the world and is a must-see for your trip to China. It was originally constructed to fend off invasions but has now become engrained in Chinese culture […]

Great Wall of China  Any tourist brochure and quick Google search for China will render images of the magnificent Great Wall of China. The Great Wall is one of the greatest wonders of the world and is a must-see for your trip to China. It was originally constructed to fend off invasions but has now become engrained in Chinese culture […]

5 Easy Steps to Being a Chinese Business Culture Pro!

Business culture isn’t something you really think about when you enter the work force in your home country, it’s something that’s engrained in your society, community and probably upbringing and doesn’t really require explaining… Until you move to China and try asking your Chinese boss for something in front of your colleagues, his face turns stone cold and you realize […]

Business culture isn’t something you really think about when you enter the work force in your home country, it’s something that’s engrained in your society, community and probably upbringing and doesn’t really require explaining… Until you move to China and try asking your Chinese boss for something in front of your colleagues, his face turns stone cold and you realize […]

Rock Your Internship with these 10 Steps

Doing an internship while studying at a university is basically a no-brainer: According to a new study by Millennial Branding and Experience Inc., 91% of employers think students should have at least one or two internships before they graduate.However, the big question is: how do you get the most out of your internship, so that you not only get an interesting note […]

Doing an internship while studying at a university is basically a no-brainer: According to a new study by Millennial Branding and Experience Inc., 91% of employers think students should have at least one or two internships before they graduate.However, the big question is: how do you get the most out of your internship, so that you not only get an interesting note […]

Say Cheese! Most Scenic Places in Beijing & Shanghai

Are you going to China because there is an internship waiting for you? Being into photography is reason enough to jump on a plane and come to China, so make sure to bring your equipment!  Nowhere in the world can you find such a broad spectrum of historical buildings and modern high-rises all embedded in multi-cultural environment of the biggest […]

Are you going to China because there is an internship waiting for you? Being into photography is reason enough to jump on a plane and come to China, so make sure to bring your equipment!  Nowhere in the world can you find such a broad spectrum of historical buildings and modern high-rises all embedded in multi-cultural environment of the biggest […]

Haier: A Chinese Success Story

Haier has held the title of being the world’s largest white goods manufacturer and retailer for 5 consecutive years, with a retail market share of 9.7% in 2013 (www.haier.net). The company was inaugurated in Qingdao, northern China, in 1984 when founder Zhang Ruimin took over Qingdao General Refrigerator Factory. Zhang and his management team managed to turn the debt-ridden company […]

Haier has held the title of being the world’s largest white goods manufacturer and retailer for 5 consecutive years, with a retail market share of 9.7% in 2013 (www.haier.net). The company was inaugurated in Qingdao, northern China, in 1984 when founder Zhang Ruimin took over Qingdao General Refrigerator Factory. Zhang and his management team managed to turn the debt-ridden company […]