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Find a job in China (for junior profiles and students)
Find a job in China (for junior profiles and students)
Find a job in China (for junior profiles and students)
Find a job in China (for junior profiles and students)
Find a job in China (for junior profiles and students)
Find a job in China (for junior profiles and students)
Find a job in China (for junior profiles and students)
Find a job in China (for junior profiles and students)
Find a job in China (for junior profiles and students)
Find a job in China (for junior profiles and students)
Find a job in China (for junior profiles and students)
Find a job in China (for junior profiles and students)
Find a job in China (for junior profiles and students)
Find a job in China (for junior profiles and students)
Find a job in China (for junior profiles and students)
Find a job in China (for junior profiles and students)
Find a job in China (for junior profiles and students)
Find a job in China (for junior profiles and students)
Find a job in China (for junior profiles and students)
Find a job in China (for junior profiles and students)
Find a job in China (for junior profiles and students)
Find a job in China (for junior profiles and students)
Find a job in China (for junior profiles and students)
Find a job in China (for junior profiles and students)
Find a job in China (for junior profiles and students)
Find a job in China (for junior profiles and students)
Find a job in China (for junior profiles and students)
Find a job in China (for junior profiles and students)
Find a job in China (for junior profiles and students)
Find a job in China (for junior profiles and students)
Find a job in China (for junior profiles and students)
Find a job in China (for junior profiles and students)
Find a job in China (for junior profiles and students)
Find a job in China (for junior profiles and students)
Find a job in China (for junior profiles and students)
Find a job in China (for junior profiles and students)
Find a job in China (for junior profiles and students)
Find a job in China (for junior profiles and students)
Find a job in China (for junior profiles and students)
Find a job in China (for junior profiles and students)
Find a job in China (for junior profiles and students)
Find a job in China (for junior profiles and students)
Find a job in China (for junior profiles and students)
Find a job in China (for junior profiles and students)
Find a job in China (for junior profiles and students)
Find a job in China (for junior profiles and students)
Find a job in China (for junior profiles and students)
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A presentation I gave to university students looking for a first experience in China in order to boost their application. Special Thanks to theoatmeal.com and their awesome comics displayed in that …

A presentation I gave to university students looking for a first experience in China in order to boost their application. Special Thanks to theoatmeal.com and their awesome comics displayed in that presentation.

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  • 1.
  • 2. Operation : Find A Job<br />Because it’s not that easy in China !<br />
  • 3. Agenda<br />What are we doing today ?<br />Work in China<br />1<br />What are your chances ?<br />2<br />Think before you act<br />3<br />4<br />Build a good pitch<br />5<br />Review your application <br />6<br />Make a real CV<br />7<br />Q&A<br />
  • 4. Work in China<br />
  • 5. Who’s working there ?<br />3000 RMB : starting salary for a young chinese graduate<br />72%<br />companies of the Hudson report willing to hire (highest since 2003)<br />112 Million ppl.<br />=<br />1st Manufacturing Workforce in the world<br />6000 RMB : starting salary for a young chinese graduate with a USA Master Degree (fluent in english)<br />0.81 USD / hour<br />+10% / year increase<br />
  • 6. China SME = 1000 employees<br />China Multinational company = 1M employees<br />Human factor<br />Different Scale<br />
  • 7. Working atmosphere…<br />
  • 8. …in a chinese company<br />
  • 9. Internship Options in Shanghai<br />SME<br />Sales, Business Development <br />Service<br />Marketing & Com.<br />Sourcing & Trading<br />Product<br />Big Group<br />
  • 10. Whatareyour chances ?<br />
  • 11. You VS. Chinese graduate<br />VS<br />
  • 12. You VS. Chinese graduate<br />WINNER ! ><br />Fluent Mandarin<br />Ting Bu Dong<br />VS<br />OMG ! 3000 RMB!<br />What? 3000 RMB?<br />I’mleaving in 6 monthsanyways<br />I’llstayhereforever<br />Everything OK. Everything OK.<br />May I suggest<br />
  • 13. I would like to work in Marketing & Com.<br />Option 1 : Big Advertising group<br /><ul><li> Low Salary
  • 14. Low creativity
  • 15. Low Freedom
  • 16. Great for the future & CV</li></ul>Option 2 : SME<br /><ul><li> Better Salary
  • 17. Open creativity
  • 18. Complete Freedom
  • 19. No frame, no guides</li></li></ul><li>I would like to work as a Salesman.<br />Option 1 : Big Company<br /><ul><li> Work on the phone
  • 20. Work on the phone
  • 21. Follow the sales process
  • 22. Build quotes
  • 23. Pass it on to the Sales Manager</li></ul>Option 2 : SME<br /><ul><li> Work on the phone
  • 24. Go to networking events
  • 25. Meet the targets
  • 26. Deal with the mess</li></li></ul><li>I would like to work as a Manager.<br />Questions<br /><ul><li> Do you speak Chinese ?
  • 27. Do you look older than 23 y.o ?
  • 28. Do you speak REAL english ?
  • 29. Have you managed a team before ?
  • 30. Most of the times, managing yourself is already a great job !</li></li></ul><li>I would like to work in the finance industry.<br />Option 1 : Market finance & Trading<br /><ul><li> Learn Chinese
  • 31. Learn Chinese
  • 32. Go to HK
  • 33. Start to work</li></ul>Option 2 : Finance consulting<br /><ul><li> Work on the phone
  • 34. Work on the phone
  • 35. Sell finance packages
  • 36. Work on the phone</li></li></ul><li>I would like to work in the sourcing industry.<br />Option 1 : Big group<br /><ul><li> Support the buying team
  • 37. Get quotes
  • 38. Fill the database</li></ul>Option 2 : SME<br /><ul><li> Find suppliers
  • 39. Build quotes
  • 40. Deal with the mess
  • 41. Deal with some clients</li></li></ul><li>Thinkbeforeyouact<br />
  • 42. Understandthe environment<br />What is this company business ?<br />Why are they doing this ? <br />How do they make money ?<br />Who are their competitors ?<br />
  • 43. Understandthe recruiter<br />Who is that guy ?<br />What is his mission in the company ?<br />Why are they looking for <br />a sales manager ?<br />What do they expect from me ?<br />
  • 44. DraftIt<br />
  • 45. Build a good pitch<br />
  • 46. Design your own elevator pitch<br />“30-60 second business description of what you do and why someone should work with you”<br />
  • 47. Your Pitch must guide you through your application process and your CV creation<br />Remember !<br />
  • 48. “I want to do an internship in China because it’s a growing country” (wow you’re so smart!)<br />“I tried marketing and I didn’t like it so I decided to try finance” (great, a guy who will try a new thing in my company)<br />“Your international company is famous all around the world and that’s why..” (@ SARL Robert, 2 employes et un stagiaire)<br />“I want to do an internship in China because I’ve been there in vacation and my sister leaves there” (Seriously ? I’m glad for you !)<br />And you will avoid that : <br />
  • 49. Prepareyour application<br />
  • 50. Valueyour experience<br />List down your experiences<br />List down everything you did during those “missions”<br />Understandwhy you did it<br />Numbers talk more than text<br />
  • 51. Don’t BULLSHIT !<br />You’re not fluent in English ? Don’t write that !<br />You’ve been working 5 years @ Coca Cola as Manager ? They will call them. (just to check)<br />> Managers hate wasting their time<br />
  • 52. Interview : Some mistakes to avoid<br />
  • 53. Interview : Some mistakes to avoid<br />
  • 54. Interview : Some mistakes to avoid<br />
  • 55. Interview : Some mistakes to avoid<br />
  • 56. Interview : Some mistakes to avoid<br />
  • 57. Interview : Some mistakes to avoid<br />
  • 58. Interview : Some mistakes to avoid<br />
  • 59. Interview : Some mistakes to avoid<br />
  • 60. Interview : Some mistakes to avoid<br />
  • 61. Make a CV thatworks<br />
  • 62. Goalsof your CV<br />Convince the recruiter to plan an interview with you<br />Provide the information he needs to guide the interview<br />
  • 63. Golden rules of the CV<br />HARMONY<br />PRECISION<br />HONESTY<br />WORDING<br />
  • 64. You’re applying from abroad ? Your country is enough<br />Make it easy to contact you : highlight skypeand email + phone number<br />Choose a straight forward title :“Looking for a 6 month intership as a sales assistant from June 2011”<br />Header : it’s important<br />
  • 65. Pictures : please don’t fail<br />
  • 66. How to present your professional experience<br />Stage en entreprise, SARL Indus+, <br />St AlloinsRhone, 69830<br />Assistant chef de produit, SARL Indus+, <br />société productrice d’emballage bouteille <br />écologique. France<br />Numbers<br />Skills<br />
  • 67. How to present your school experience<br />1ere S au Lycee Martin Laval<br />Specialisation Biologie<br />Highlightdiplomas and rewards<br />Be Simple<br />
  • 68. How to introduce your personal interests<br />Lecture, Danse, Cinema, Trucs<br />What book didyouread ?Whatmovie maker do youprefer ?<br />
  • 69. 1 Page…<br />1 page<br />… is enough<br />
  • 70. Some mistakes to avoid<br />OVER CREATIVITY<br />
  • 71. Some mistakes to avoid<br />WHERE’S YOUR <br />CONTACT INFO ?<br />
  • 72. THANK YOU!<br />Your Logo<br />

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