Finding a Job in China: International Talents
Eric Yuebin SongTalent & Sourcing Specialist at Korn Ferry
Eric graduated from the University of Strathclyde with a postgraduate degree in International Management. Currently working as a Talent & Sourcing Specialist at Korn Ferry’s RPO and Professional Search service in Shanghai. Project experience related to Hi-tech, Mining, Hotel and Industry sectors. Experienced with helping students to DIY the application for UK universities and support them to choose a suitable major.
Kateryna ZinovskaManagement Consultant Intern at Detecon China, CEO at Beijing HR company
“Kate is a Ukrainian, who is living in China for more than 6 years. She is currently pursuing her master’s degree in management at Tsinghua University. Within her studies, she has done multiple internships in China at Daimler, Talkiin Tech and now at Detecon Consulting. Besides, she is CEO of a Beijing-based HR company and has been providing job employment and internship opportunities to foreigners in China since 2017.
Petros DjakourisCo-Founder & Curator at BeHive
Petros studied Economics at Nottingham University in the UK, has been in China for four years and speaks fluent Mandarin Chinese. After working with tech startups and corporates in Beijing, London, and Nicosia, he founded BeHive, a skills training
platform that helps young professionals become better communicators and culturally agile in today’s constantly changing workplace. Petros has served in the Special Forces as a Sergeant Major
and has been recognized by the WEF as a Global Shaper. Petros has facilitated and designed various corporate training sessions and team building activities in Europe and China, for companies such as Volkswagen, Ventum Consulting, Pirelli, and
Cyprus Chamber of Commerce & Industry in topics such as Self and Shared Awareness, Intercultural Communication, Design Thinking, and WeChat for Business.
China has been one of the fastest-growing economies over the last few decades and is forecasted to become the world’s largest economy. Have you ever wondered what it takes to work in China, what the 996 working hour system stands for, and how competitive the working culture is? Join us to learn how to leverage your network and unique skills as an international talent to supercharge your career in China.
Yuebin Song is a Talent & Sourcing Specialist at Korn Ferry Korn Perry in Shanghai and holds an International Management degree from the University of Strathclyde. He will share his insights on securing a job in China and what companies look for when recruiting overseas talent.
Kate hails from Ukraine and has been in China for more than six years. Currently a Master’s scholar at Tsinghua University, she has completed multiple internships in China including companies such as Daimler, Talkiin Tech and now Detecon Consulting. Since 2017, she has been leading a Beijing-based HR company that provides job employment and internship opportunities to foreigners. Kate will share her experience with nailing job opportunities but also helping others do the same!
Join this online panel discussion hosted by BeHive and Hived to expand your network, meet like-minded people, and find out more about the career opportunities that China has to offer.
- How to apply and prepare for job & internship applications
- Enhance your understanding of China’s working culture
- Key skills needed to start a career in China
Find your time zone
19:00 – 20:00 (China, Singapore Time)
13:00 – 14:00 (Cyprus, Greece Time)
11:00 – 12:00 (UK, Nigeria Time)