October 15: How to climb the right job ladder

We all want to climb up the career ladder but we are often not sure which ladder to choose. This session, led by Ms. Angie Shi, will help us learn how to make the right choice. Ms. Shi is a licensed psychologist and mental health counsellor with years of experience including working as a senior manager for large companies. Her specialities include career planning and counselling and confidence and interpersonal skills. This event is particularly appropriate for young professionals, MBA graduates, or professionals who want a career change. Participants can choose to stay after the training session for the HR networking event and start building useful connections. Participation is limited to 20 participants. When? Octoberr 15…

May 21 Tues: Creative meets Fashion – networking event

This Fashion meets Creative networking event in Beijing features Mr. Ching Yu Tan, founder of the Quantum Institute of Success. Ching Yu’s story is an inspiring one, moving from a difficult childhood through a process of learning what empowers people to reach success. Ching Yu specializes in inspirational workshops, including firewalk seminars! During the course of the evening Ching Yu will give a brief talk about Fear (of failure) as the mind killer and will provide a glass walking demonstration to show that the only thing to fear is fear itself. In addition to that, people interested in the fashion and luxury industries will be happy to hear that Ramin Keshvardoust will be displaying some…

Oct 16 Tues – Creative Meets Fashion Social Networking Evening

A networking evening that features Jenny from the Win Wing Group. Creativity spiced with hard work is the motor that moves today’s world. Everything has to be designed and packaged to stimulate an intelligent, but jaded, consumer who has already been there and done that. Some do it well and some do it better so join us at event that will introduce you to one of the best in her field. Jenny will give a brief talk about Beautiful you, Attractive you. Jenny will give tips on how improve our taste and how to handle different scenarios at work and play, how to balance truth & dreams, how to enjoy life & work. Jenny will…

Sept 18 Tues – A Creative and Luxury Social Networking Evening – Featuring Paloma Sanchez

Creativity spiced with hard work is the motor that moves today’s world. Everything has to be designed and packaged to stimulate an intelligent, but jaded, consumer who has already been there and done that. Some do it well and some do it better so join us at event that will introduce you to one of the best in her field. Paloma is a Graduate Gemologist from the world-renowned Gemological Institute of America and has a strong background in both retail and the business of global luxury brands, including Carrera y Carrera, Hublot, Cuervo & Sobrinos, and Patek Philippe. She has been in Beijing since 2006 and devotes her time to searching hing for the loveliest…

Sept 11 Tues. – HR, Headhunter Career and Professional Development Social Networking Evening

This networking event connects people looking for jobs with people looking for staff and connects people looking for career development options with potential mentors. Opportunity always knocks at these signature Career Development-Headhunter Social Networking Evenings but you have to be there to open the door and let the opportunity in. Last month representatives of these 9 Recruitment and Executive Search companies registered that they would be attending (AARTD Agribusiness Recruitmment Consulting; Node China; BESTalent Search Consulting; Bó Lè Associates; Jobmet; Direct HR; Future Career; Hudson; RMG Selection). This is of course in addition to the companies that were directly looking for additional staff. Colin has been organising these signature events in Beijing since March 2007…

Important Notice—LinkedIn Hacked …. Problem solved

On Wednesday 23 May 2012, at about 8:30pm, Colin’s LinkedIn account and the LinkedIn FCGroup group were hacked. Please disregard any emails or information sent via LinkedIn about all FC events until further notice.   You are welcome to visit our site www.fcgroup.org for accurate information about our events.   We are already looking into the situation and hope to have the problem solved soon. We would be very grateful for advice from anyone who might be able to assist. Thank you FCGroup

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