How to discuss salary negotiations in China

Negotiations in China can take much longer and include more niceties than typical western salary negotiations. The long term business relationship comes before the immediate result of the negotiation, and it’s vital to maintain the senior parties’ face by refraining from using aggressive tactics or overtly pointing out mistakes, especially when subordinates are around. Also,…

Young Professionals Forum: Promoting Gender Equality

This is only the beginning. As President Barack Obama said, “When women succeed, nations are more safe, more secure, and more prosperous.” While great strides have been made in addressing gender equality, it remains a significant challenge across every development initiative worldwide. From paying people of another gender differently for the same job to refusing…

Who are the Uighurs?

An area under much scrutiny Historically known as East Turkestan, officially called the Xinjiang Uighur Autonomous Region, yet called by the Chinese simply as Xinjiang. In China’s far west, Xinjiang is a sparsely populated province that accounts for more than one-sixth of China’s total territory and a quarter of its boundary length.  The current territorial…

President Clinton or President Trump: the Chinese perspective

Trump well he’s just an orange moronic shouting buffoon, and Clinton is just a robotic career politician clouded in corruption. How the hell can one of these two become the most powerful person in the world? This is the standard reaction from the disenfranchised American public. But what do the Chinese people think about these…

Shanghai Jiaotong University

The Shanghai JiaoTong University is an outstanding Chinese Universities that has risen over the years and considered a global learning institution. The University is a public research vital, and it is located in the city of Shanghai. It was established in the year 1989 by an imperial edict that was issued by the Guangxu Emperor….

Interview attire for men

On interview day, everything has to be perfect, including your clothes. Getting hired through a job interview is all about projecting the right image that is appealing to the interviewees, a large portion of this comes down to your look and body language and image. Even if your resume is not the best in the…

The best ziplines around: the Great Wall

Is it a bird, is it a plane, no it’s a zipliner There are a lot of people in the world who have irrational fears. Perhaps all fear is irrational in a way. Some people can t cross the road except at a walk sign, but they’re capable of acting on stage in front of…

A typical day as an English Teacher

A TEFL Job (Teaching English as a Foreign Language) is a fantastic way to see the world and can be a lasting and dependable career. English instructors are in high demand across the globe; you will have no shortage of options when it comes to where you can work. There are some countries where you…

Challenges of sports management jobs

Sports management jobs Sporting activities are a good avenue that we occasionally use both for leisure or entertainment purposes. Often, it is possible that the stakes at a given sporting activity are so high that it invokes some tension and involvement of personal feelings. It does not help matters when opposing camps get at each…

What are the most common Chinese medicine herbs?

China and India are the world s greatest medicinal herb consumers. Herbs play a crucial part in traditional Chinese medicine with China having 30,000 common plant species, and more than 4,000 used in Chinese medicine. In 2007 alone, China exported US$147 million worth of herbs to the US. Knowledge about these herbs has been handed…

iPhone 6s vs. iPhone 7 in the Chinese market

Globally, the frenzy over Apple’s iPhone 6 has settled long ago. Even China, where the iPhone 6 has enjoyed great success, has reported a recent decline in sales. iPhone 6s have been the best-selling smartphones in China, yet Apple was hoping that the official launch of the iPhone 7 on September 16, 2016, would bring…

Best business management jobs for freshers

Ideally, most graduates worry about only one single thing, whether they will land a job opportunity and how they ll go about getting one. Often, graduating from college does not necessarily guarantee that you already know which sector to venture in and this may be to some extent confusing for most people. For instance, business…