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How Taking a Personality Quiz Could Help You Land a Job

How Taking a Personality Quiz Could Help You Land a Job

Professional personality assessments may not be as trendy as their BuzzFeed counterparts, but knowing your results could set you apart in interviews. Imagine the immediate connection you could make with a recruiter if you share the same personality results. While employers enjoy knowing how their employees view the world, they really appreciate having an office that is self-aware. If you …

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Start-Up Profile: Mantra

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Mantra is a new social enterprise based in Beijing, and their vision is to create the most exciting fast-fashion eyewear brand in China. Name: Mantra Founders: Sam Waldo and Andrew Shirman Hi! Can you tell us a bit about your respective backgrounds and how you two ended up in Beijing? Andrew: My first chance to experience China was in high school, when …

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Social Networking Events China: July 17th-October 29th

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Date/Time Event Location 22/07/2015 7:30 AustCham Shanghai: Legal Representatives in China: Risks and Responsibilities AustCham Shanghai presents a special session examining the role of the company legal representative in China. Three expert speakers break down the risks, responsibilities and expectations of this crucial role for companies operating in China.Under company law in China, all companies must have a legal representative …

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Pebbles Courtyard 卵石庭院

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Pebbles Courtyard 卵石庭院 doesn’t claim to be authentic Mexican, but it is authentic Tex-Mex and it does that well. Tex-Mex cuisine is known for its heavy use of cheese, meat, spices etc. – basically an unhealthier, Americanised version of Mexican food, which means that it is often, as most things that are bad for you, ridiculously good. A piping hot plate of …

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Social Networking Events China: June 19th-September 13th

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Date/Time Event Location 26/06/2015 18:30 – 22:00 ACAA: UTS International Alumni Reunions2015 is proving to be an exciting year as UTS makes its mark on the education landscape. We have a new future-focused campus, with world class buildings and facilities, and innovative changes in our teaching, learning and research. As alumni, each of you are also making your own mark …

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5 Ways to Get Fit in Beijing

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As summer creeps around the corner, you may find yourself starting to panic. The long Beijing winters are the perfect opportunity to overindulge and lie around on the sofa. Now that Beijing is beginning to swelter, take a look at 5 ways to get fit and get your beach body ready. 1. CrossFit Slash CrossFit Slash, previously known as Middle …

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Internships and How to Make the Most of Them

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JingJobs has teamed up with Ximalaya – China’s audio sharing platform to produce a series of English podcasts with career advice and job seeking tips! This is the second in our series of podcasts with Ximalaya. From our last episode, you will have noticed that we’ve placed a lot of emphasis on the importance of internships. Despite the downside of low …

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Entrepreneurs Profile: Saucy Beijing

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This is the second in our JingNews Spotlight Series covering China relevant personalities, organisations and companies. We recently sat down with Andrew and Harriet of Saucy Beijing in the beautiful Spoonful of Sugar cafe to talk about their delicious sandwiches. Name: Saucy Founders: Harriet Bates and Andrew Moo      Can you both tell us a bit about your backgrounds and how …

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Top 3 Practical Living in China Articles

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With all these different pieces of  job advice, it can be easy to forget that to live in China what you need most is practical advice. The type of practical advice that will help with your everyday, day to day life – here we have gathered 3 invaluable pieces. 5 Advantages of Expat Life in China from GuideInChina Too many …

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Hagaki at EAST Hotel Beijing

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Hagaki is EAST’s California-inspired Japanese restaurant. Stepping into the bar, there is a fun, funky feel to the venue, with massive sumo stickers adorning the windows outside. To start, we opted for sashimi. We feasted on overlapping slices of creamy, soft orange uni (98 RMB), sweet shrimp (48 RMB/65 RMB), meaty slices of tuna (78 RMB/118 RMB) and marbled slabs …

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Ma Shantang 麻膳堂

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Ma Shantang (麻膳堂) A cozy noodle canteen to warm you up this winter Meal for two 90RMB Serving up piping hot bowls of spicy Chongqing noodles is one thing that Ma Shantang 麻膳堂 does right. This Beijing noodle house is a gem in the rough of mediocre coffee shops popping up all around the new Wangjing Soho complex. While the …

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Social Networking Events China: May 19th-July 10th

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Date/Time Event Location 19/05/2015 19:00 – 22:00 German Chamber of Commerce in China: Biz Socialiser – InterChamber Business Networking   We would like to invite you to the next TNC Networking Event “Biz Socializer” on May 19. The purpose of the event is to bring together entrepreneurs, business people, managers and professionals from various industries, companies and cultures, providing them …

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Stand Out from The Crowd with these Career Crunch Tips

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China’s job market is an increasingly dynamic and rapidly changing environment. With its giant economy moving out of a predominantly manufacturing base and into a service based one, there are bound to be lopsided, mismatched skills for the jobs available. A record 7 million plus university students will graduate this year alone, which means increasing pressure in the employment market …

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Social Networking Events China: May 19th-June 20th

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Date/Time Event Location 19/05/2015 19:00 – 22:00 German Chamber of Commerce in China: Biz Socialiser – InterChamber Business Networking   We would like to invite you to the next TNC Networking Event “Biz Socializer” on May 19. The purpose of the event is to bring together entrepreneurs, business people, managers and professionals from various industries, companies and cultures, providing them …

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Waza 和坐

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The first time I stumbled upon Waza 和坐 I tried to walk in without a reservation and was quickly but politely turned away. Before I left Waza, I did notice that it was filled with Japanese people. Taking this as an extremely positive sign, I promptly made a reservation for next week. Everything about Waza gives you the impression that you …

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Entrepreneur Profile: Charlotte Wheatley, Founder of Ava Azalea

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Name: Charlotte Wheatley Job: Founder of Ava Azalea Hi Charlotte! Can you tell us a bit about your background and what made you decide to move to Shanghai? Hi! Well I’m from New Zealand and for as long as I can remember I have always wanted to live overseas and chase adventure. When I was at University, China was in the …

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Hao Chushi 好厨师

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Like so many other laowais in China, I teach English sometimes. At one particular household I used to teach in, I was treated to home cooked Chinese meals, and even though I don’t miss the child I was teaching, I do mourn the loss of the array of steaming hot delicious food I devoured every lunch. Imagine my delight when …

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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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