Event Details

In an age where the average working professional changes positions every 4.3 years, it is extremely important to consider how changing positions, jobs or industries can affect your long term career development, and how best to navigate the ever changing job market.

The Professional Development Series events are jointly organized by the Beijing Women's Network and JingJobs.

This event will cover:

1. What factors to consider when changing jobs and industries
2. How long should you stay in a job? Why should you change jobs?
3. Current job market trends for international candidates and overseas Chinese returnees
4. Typical challenges that occur when job hopping or changing industries
5. How to transition between roles and jobs without burning bridges
6. A recruiter/HR's perspective
7. An expat or returnee perspective: transitioning into jobs/industries internationally
8. Employment to entrepreneurship

This event is open to all genders.

Agenda

7 PM - 7:20 PM
Registration
7:20 PM - 7:25 PM
Introduction to JingJobs and Beijing Women's Network
7:25 PM - 7:35 PM
Presentation 1
7:35 PM - 7:50 PM
Presentation 2
7:50 PM - 8:05 PM
Presentation 3
8:05 PM - 8:40 PM
Q & A
8:40 PM - 9 PM
Networking

Speakers

  • Cindy Jensen (Founder of BOLDMOVES CHINA)

    Cindy Jensen

    Founder of BOLDMOVES CHINA

    Cindy is the Founder and Managing Director of BOLDMOVES CHINA, a management consulting firm with a focus in Strategy Development, Executive Coaching and Leadership Development.

    Cindy spent her corporate years working with Frito-Lay (a division of PepsiCo) as part of the senior leadership team working over a span of ten years in multiple functions, including, HR, Sales & Operations and Trade Marketing. She later joined TELUS Mobility as National Account Manager overseeing the company’s two largest national retail corporate accounts.

    Today Cindy works extensively with MNCs and SME leaders and teams throughout Asia Pacific. She is a sought after Executive Coach qualifying for her PCC this year with ICF. She is also a Mentor Coach for qualifying ICF candidates.

    Cindy has been living in China for over 14 years and was previously based in Vancouver, Canada. She has a BComm from Dalhousie University, Halifax Canada and an International EMBA from Rutgers University. She is a Board Member for Educating Girls in Rural China.

    She also sits on the board of VIVA a women’s networking group. In 2012 she was selected as Entrepreneur of the Year, Women in Business – Faces of leadership, People’s Choice Award sponsored by the Women in Business in China. Cindy is also the former Chair of the Canada China Business Council.

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  • Samantha Kwok (Founder of JingJobs)

    Samantha Kwok

    Founder of JingJobs

    Samantha is the founder of JingJobs.com, a curated job platform and HR Consulting firm that connects young bilingual graduates and millennials with China focused start up opportunities. She launched JingJobs in April 2014 at the age of 22, after experiencing a personal struggle finding visible job opportunities for younger inexperienced graduates in Beijing upon completion of her Mandarin studies. JingJobs currently has a total of 35,000 followers across social media channels and the platform. Samantha studied International Relations and Economics at the University of Sydney, Australia and graduated in March 2013. Originally from Hong Kong and Sydney, Samantha has resided in Beijing for 3 years.

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  • Lisa Qin (Officer at UN System in China)

    Lisa Qin

    Officer at UN System in China

    Before starting her career in international development, Lisa Qin worked as a corporate attorney and high school teacher. Her first job at 15 was selling newspapers in Canberra, Australia, where she grew up. She holds an Ed.M in International Education Policy (Harvard) and M.Teach in Secondary Teaching (U.Melb). She speaks in her personal capacity. To learn more about Lisa and her international development career, head to https://cn.linkedin.com/in/lisaqin

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  • Abraham  Sorock (CEO of Atlas China)

    Abraham Sorock

    CEO of Atlas China

    Abraham Sorock founded Atlas China in 2012 help companies hire and manage Mandarin speaking international talent. The firm has provided consulting and staffing services for Western and Chinese clients, ranging from Fortune 500s and industry leaders to highly specialized and growing technical companies. Abraham is a Mandarin speaker educated at the Hopkins- Nanjing Center and University of Wisconsin-Madison. He is a committee chair for AmCham China and previously led the Beijing branch of the Jewish cultural Moishe House.

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  • Terry Williams (General Manager at Web Presence In China WPIC)

    Terry Williams

    General Manager at Web Presence In China WPIC

    Terry leads production in creating, managing, and communicating best-practice digital campaigns and tech solutions. In 2003, Terry started his career at Johnson and Johnson working on systems implementation, management, and reporting with a focus on bridging tech with marketing, sales, and process excellence efforts. Over several years, he received numerous accolades for his work. Since then, he has worked his way around the world, having built and managed teams in Taiwan and Beijing with a passion for musical performances and event promotion in his free time. At Web Presence in China, Terry has helped develop and manage new products and teams that have been key in WPIC’s rise to the top of digital in China.

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Tickets

Entry Fee

You will receive 1 complimentary drink upon arrival.

Standard Price RMB 45
Door Price RMB 50