- Should I go to China?
Dear Friends, I am writing because I was hoping to get some advice on a decision I have to make. Someone would have to have some experience working in China/MBA admissions to really comment, but any feedback is very much appreciated. Background: 25 years ...
Forum topic - HungryDesperate - Jan 7 2015 - 12:37pm - 19 comments
- The Chinese growth story- Look back and way ahead…..
The Chinese economy made headlines last week when updated data by the IMF reflected that the Chinese economy ranked number one in terms of Purchasing Power Parity. Historically, the now ‘emerging nations’ had dominated the global GDP scene. The onset of ...
Blog entry - p0510 - Oct 15 2014 - 11:58am - 5 comments
- Navigating the Scam Minefielfd For China Job Applicants & Expat Foreign Teachers
I clipped this from my CFTU newsletter and although they talk primarily about how teachers are recruited in China, the due diligence advice here is ideal for any career position being sought in China... QUOTE: Indeed China is still offering scores of ...
Forum topic - Not_Quite_So - Jan 29 2015 - 3:54pm
- Merits of b-school for hedge fund guys
Hi guys, I just wanted to see if there was anyone on here who worked at hedge funds prior to b-school and could comment on their experiences / why they went to b-school / what kind of value add they got from the experience / what they ended up doing ...
Forum topic - highhater - Jan 27 2015 - 7:00am - 1 comment
- IQ Test Requirement For China ESL & TEFL Teachers For 2015- Only 32% Passed So Far!
After Chinese authorities discovered that hundreds of expat foreign teachers were using fake university diplomas, had criminal records, and could barely write a single paragraph in English without making spelling, and or grammar mistakes, they have decided ...
Forum topic - Not_Quite_So - Jan 16 2015 - 9:47pm
- China Employment Contracts For Expats Is A Sneaky Shell Game Scam- Watch Out Foreign Teachers!
Anyone brave enough to endure the gagging air pollution of Beijing and Shanghai has an even bigger threat to worry about- Contract Fraud. Even though foreign expat employees in China had their employee rights upgraded to "professional" status by ...
Forum topic - Goober - Jan 13 2015 - 3:32am
- China Foreign Teachers & Expat Employees Get Employee Rights!
After decades of being exploited in China, the new President Xi Jinping gave us the same employee rights and labor board protections as Chinese executives! Since I saw no pigs flying in the sky, I called down to Satan and asked him if it was snowing in ...
Forum topic - Sullivan - Jan 14 2015 - 5:22pm - 1 comment
- China to Trade Carbon Emissions by 2018
If you have never heard of cap and trade, it is a market based approach of controlling our emission of greenhouse gases and slowing climate change. In a cap and trade market, companies buy "permits" that allow them to emit a certain amount of ...
Blog entry - the_essential - Jun 4 2014 - 10:05pm - 4 comments
- Oil 2.0: The Rise of India's Middle Class
Currently reading "The $10 Trillion Prize: Captivating the Newly Affluent in China and India" by partners at BCG. Reminded me about an investment proposal I wrote (along with 2 others) last year. The portfolio described in the proposal has ...
Forum topic - tsc aero - Sep 11 2014 - 12:02am - 4 comments
- Newbie seeking to understand Finance on a macro level.
I've always been drawn towards Finance. In college and even high school I loved reading books about Sales and Finance. My studies brought me to China, where I have been studying Chinese the last couple of years, but now I have come across an ...
Forum topic - Tydoo - Dec 4 2014 - 9:24am