- Do you know the ‘China’ story?
Hello monkeys – Over the last three years, I have observed an enormous increase in the attention paid, both by sell-side and buy-side, to developments in China. One post does not do justice to the topic but hopefully this can get you started in forming a ...
Blog entry - Stalagmite - Feb 27 2015 - 11:08am - 15 comments
- 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
- Avoiding Identity Theft Scams = Avoiding China Job Recruiters & Visa Agents
Thinking about working in China? Try doing it without a visa! Impossible. But if you take the lazy route and let a China visa agent process your visa application, you have a 30% chance of becoming an identity theft victim according to China Scam Patrol ...
Forum topic - Not_Quite_So - Feb 17 2015 - 10:06am
- YAPA HALL
HELLO WORLD! Financial modeling is a skill that any investment banking analyst will have to master. Although the majority of investment banks and other financial firms now have formal training programs, many students and prospective finance professionals ...
Forum topic - Tepara - Feb 14 2015 - 12:26am
- Beware of Chinese Scam Travel & Visa Agents China Golden Bridge, Panda, and Beijing Service Center
Whenever you share your passport information with strangers you run the risk of identity theft. When those strangers are Chinese those risks double to more than 30%. So if you plan to work, intern, or just visit China, make all of your own arrangements for ...
Forum topic - Goober - Feb 4 2015 - 5:22am
- 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