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Top 5 Job Advice Articles of this Week

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19 Interview Mistakes Young People Make That Cost Them Good Jobs From Business Insider by Jim Edwards You would think that most people know that wearing a t-shirt to a job interview is frowned upon, right? This list from business insider covers the top 19 mistakes young people make in interviews that cost them the job, and includes some surprising …

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Expat Profile: Nicole Webb, Mint Mocha Musings

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Name: Nicole Webb: Founder/Owner Mint Mocha Musings: The Hotelier’s Wife: An Expat Affair in Asia Job: Freelance Journalist (Reporter/Presenter, Media Trainer, Copywriter, Feature writer, MC) Hi Nicole! Can you tell us a bit about your background and how you ended up in Xi’An? Sure, I’m from Australia where I worked as a journalist for 20 years….the last decade of which …

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Social Networking Events China: April 18th-June 9th

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Date/Time Event Location 24/04/2015 14:00 – 17:00 AustCham: ACAA BlueScope Steel Tour 澳洲校友走进博思格钢铁集团 – 全球领先钢铁产品供应商 ACAA is delighted to invite you to visit BlueScope Building in Guangzhou. BlueScope Buildings Guangzhou is a business unit of BlueScope Steel Limited, a global leader in steel products manufacturing and innovative steel building solutions. No. 98 Pubei Road, East District, Yunpu Industrial Zone, Huangpu, …

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Social Networking Events China: April 16th-April 25th

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  Date/ Time Event Location 16/04/2015 14:45 – 17:00 Danish Chamber of Commerce in China: How to Build a Successful Cross-functional Team in China (And Asia) Chamber Business Afternoon: In today’s competitive environment, poor team work and cooperation are becoming increasingly important factors driving the costs of an organization. Come and listen to Anders Henningsson sharing his experiences on how …

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Social Networking Events China: April 5th-April 25th

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5/04/2015 11:00 – 15:00 European Chamber of Commerce in China – Easter Brunch Impressions Restaurant is designed to leave you an unforgettable flavour of great hospitality and refined buffet for 2015 Easter. Han Yue Lou Hotel, Nanjing 16/04/2015 14:45 – 17:00 Danish Chamber of Commerce in China: How to Build a Successful Cross-functional Team in China (And Asia)  Chamber Business …

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Social Networking Events China: March 28th-April 25th

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Date/Time Event Location 28/03/2015 Your Journey to Health: Asia Wellness Summit The Shanghai Asia Wellness Summit 2015 is a unique health experience organized and executed by Pivot Marketing. Scheduled for March 28, the one-day, immersive experience will help guide its 200 participants towards a life-long path of healthier living with its exciting custom-made program and exposure to wellness options in …

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What’s the Minimum Level of Fluency for Finding Work in China? by Olly Theobald for Asia Options

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Mastering the official language of China is no easy feat. Tones, stroke order, pronunciation, and a seemingly endless supply of characters together pose a linguistic nightmare! Learning Chinese is especially difficult for full-time professionals due to the arduous time commitment involved in learning the language. Those with established proficiency are also prone to slipping into language complacency after they commence full-time …

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Swire Hotels Career Day at EAST

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Swire Hotels Career Day – for you and us. We would like to invite you for the opportunity to express your personality, show your passion, and enjoy what you do. Over 100 job vacancies are now available amongst our Beijing properties The Opposite House and EAST, Beijing as well as the Chengdu property The Temple House. Come and find out …

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Blissful Nom Noms

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Blissful Nom Noms: Where: 1/F, Bldg. 38 Sanlitun Lu Nan, 三里屯路南38号楼一层 Tel: 159-0108-1523 Location and setting: Blissful Nom Noms is located in the small alley that connects Xindong Lu to Sanlitun. A very convenient location and in a popular spot on the Sanlitun Bar Street (heart of Sanlitun), it is a hole-in-the wall type of restaurant with a homey feel that dishes up …

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Social Networking Events China: February 27th-April 18th

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February 27th, Friday. 18:30 – 21:00. Get Together by the Swiss Chinese Chamber of Commerce. Have exciting stories over Chinese New Year? Have fabulous idea or plan for 2015? Come and share your joys and thoughts with us by coming to our first Traditional Get Together in 2015. SwissCham Beijing has the pleasure to gather its members, partners and friends …

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Bistrot B at The Rosewood

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In the foyer of the gorgeous Rosewood hotel lies Bistrot B, one of my new favourite restaurants. Careful thought and planning has gone into every detail of the restaurant, as evidenced by the adorable kitschy plates monogrammed with “B”, and the beautiful open air kitchen. You know the meal is going to be good when the bread they place at …

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Social Networking Events China: January 30th-April 18th

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January 30th, Friday. 18:30-late. AustCham Aussie Drinks. Come join the Australia- China Community for our first Aussie Drinks of 2015! Still expect the great drinks (Coopers 25RMB, Wine 25RMB), great company, and complimentary canapes at one of Beijings award winning bars, Aria. For more information, click here. Location: No. 1 Jianguomenwai, Aria Bar, China World Hotel February 3rd, Tuesday. 19:30-late. FCGroup: Foreigners and …

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The Meatball Company

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We were lucky enough to be sent over some of the meatballs from the Meatball Company, a company that specialises in meatballs. Beef, chicken, pork, you name it. Best of all? Their tagline: Eat our balls. The portions are surprisingly generous and the balls come in orders of 4 with slices of homemade bread . The beef balls are, double …

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Social Networking Events Beijing: January 24th-April 18th

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Beijing January 24th, Saturday. 11:00. AustCham Australia Day BBQ. Celebrate Australia Day with AustCham Beijing at our true blue Australian BBQ! Join us on January 24 2015 from 11:00 am for a fun-filled family BBQ. Beijing’s craft-beer experts Great Leap Brewery will be providing free flow of their special ‘Australia Day Pilsner’ brew, and EAST’s Aussie chef Rob Cunningham has prepared a full Aussie BBQ buffet, with snags, sirloin, salads and …

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Business Profile: Sarah Jones of Hays Recruiting Experts

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JingNews received a chance to sit down with Sarah Jones, Business Director of Hays North China who gave us valuable insight into the China job market and what recruiters look for. Spokesperson: Sarah Jones, Business Director, North China Hi Sarah! Can you tell us a bit about the development of your career path and how you came to China? I …

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The Corner Melt

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Chances are you’ve heard of The Corner Melt by now. Specialising in grilled cheese sandwiches, The Corner Melt has set out to elevate the humble grilled cheese into a fine art. Located on the corner of Xindong Lu, next to Frost, it is a cosy little space with bare walls and red lighting, benches and high tables, lending a casual, …

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Social Networking Events Beijing: January 22nd-April 18th

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January 22nd, Thursday. 12:00pm-14:00. Joint-Chamber Event: Retail Real Estate in China –at a Crossroads? – China Property Market Update by AustCham Amcham China and Australia Chamber invite key consultants from the real estate industry to share their views on what’s ahead for the shopping center world. Main topics of discussion for the group: Is there an oversupply problem with retail …

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Social Networking Events Beijing: January 13th-April 18th

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January 13th, Tuesday. 19:00-20:00. How to find your Mr/Ms Right Job by Randstad (FC Group) Every one understands what is meant when someone says … “I’m looking for my Mr/Ms Right” but most people tend to forget that finding the Mr/Ms Right job is even more important. Randstad exists to advise on, and find, the most fulfilling career moves for …

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Kick-start 2015 with more Health & Happiness from Shanghai Habits

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After Christmas and holiday in Denmark I am back in China. Back to Shanghai life, back to work life and back to reality! Buuuut it’s a new year and whether you are a fan of those often discussed resolutions or not I find that this is the perfect time to decide on what to focus on in the new year. …

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What Could Happen in China in 2015? by Gordon Orr (Part 2)

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Part 1 here. Where will growth come from? The result of all of this is that drivers of economic growth will be harder to find in 2015. Increasing consumption has accounted for more than 50 percent of GDP growth for the past couple years. Its share, for reasons laid out above, will likely be smaller next year. Infrastructure investment is …

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