It may be no surprise that having the entrepreneur spirit can help you get hired, but how do you develop that “entrepreneur spirit”?
TIME: May 2nd (Tuesday) 2pm Pacific Time
TOPIC: How to have the entrepreneur spirit that wins jobs
SPEAKER: Alden Morris
Alden Morris is going to be the guest at our next webinar with the answer. Alden is an independent technical recruiter who places big time engineers in big time companies with promising technologies and visions in the Los Angeles and Orange County area. He knows what hiring companies are looking for and what motivates them to hire someone like you! You are invited to a Zoom webinar. Free Sign Up !
Improving your pronunciation in a second language can be a huge challenge. Luckily most English as a second language speakers make similar mistakes. After years of teaching experience, Angela, Vice President of HG Plus, will talk about Most Common English Pronunciation Mistakes at our webinar at 6pm on May 5th. Angela will explain some of the most common pronunciation mistakes and how to correct them. FREE SIGN UP!
SPEAKER: Angela Efros
Angela spent 7 years in China. She worked as an English teacher, traveling all over the country for seminars and workshops. Her experience includes working for New Oriental, New Channel, Crazy English, and many other organizations. To meet the demand of her thousands of students across China, Angela started her own online channel, 开心老外 or Happy Foreigners, to use funny videos to teach about English and American culture. She became a mini celebrity in Changsha, often performing on TV programs around the country including 汉语桥 (China Bridge), 花儿朵朵 (blossoming flowers), and 超级女声 (Super Girl), just to name a few. Angela now works in LA for HG Plus, to help international students find job opportunity. She believes that young talent in the right job can bridge cultures and change the world.
TIME: Friday, May 5th 6:00pm Pacific Time (US and Canada)|Saturday, May 6th 9:00am Beijing Time (China)
Topic: Culture Comparisons: Corporate culture differences between the USA and China
Many of us have experienced culture shock in comparing the USA and Chinese cultures. What about the differences in corporate culture? Working in a different country can result in some very interesting cultural surprises. During our next webinar, Steven Hendryx will fill us in on some important corporate culture differences, so that you will be ready for your career!
When: May 8, 2017 6:00 PM Pacific Time (May 9, 2017 at 9:00 AM Beijing Time)
A graduate of MIT and Harvard, with an MBA from Stanford Business School, Mr. Hendryx has served as an executive, consultant and diplomat during the 40 years’ span of his career. During the 20 years, he has worked in China, he served as the Commercial Minister Counselor in the US Embassy in Beijing, as Vice President with Nortel Networks, as well as consulting with the Haier Group and Mengniu Dairy Group. Mr. Hendryx’s consulting career began with the Boston Consulting Group and Bain and Company, assisting Fortune 500 clients with key strategic decisions. Steve currently serves as Sr. Vice President of Henry Global Consulting, the world’s leading immigration investment agency.
Topic: “How to turn your dreams into reality”, by William Hung the American Idol Super Star.
When: May 10, 2017 7:00 PM Pacific Time (May 11, 2017 10:00 AM Beijing Time)
William Hung is remembered by audiences around the world for his audition singing “She Bangs” in the third season of American Idol. After the audition that launched his fame, William has spent over 10 years entertaining, inspiring, and educating audience all over the world. He has finally found his true passion for public speaking which has allowed him to use his voice to change lives one speech at a time. From his experience working in the entertainment industry, he learned the importance of perseverance to make his dreams become reality.
In addition, he gives back to his community by contributing his time and efforts to Toastmasters International, a non-profit organization that helps people improve their communication and leadership skills. He enjoys mentoring and seeing other people grow. He realizes that finding and knowing your values, such as giving to others, is critical for achieving his dreams. Watch the original audition here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0d5eP0wWLQY
Topic: “Dating: The USA vs China”, by Angela Efros
When: May 12, 2017 6:00 PM Pacific Time (May 13, 2017 9:00 AM Beijing Time)
Have you ever wondered what the differences are between dating in the USA and China? Now is your chance to find out. Angela spent 7 years in China where she had a three-year relationship with a local 高富帅 from Wenzhou. She has firsthand experience on all the cultural differences when it comes to dating.
Angela worked as an English teacher, traveling all over the country for seminars and workshops. Her experience includes working for New Oriental, New Channel, Crazy English, and many other organizations. To meet the demand of her thousands of students across China, Angela started her own online channel, 开心老外 or Happy Foreigners, to use funny videos to teach about English and American culture. She became a mini celebrity in Changsha, often performing on TV programs around the country including 汉语桥 (China Bridge), 花儿朵朵 (blossoming flowers), and 超级女声 (Super Girl), just to name a few. Angela now works in LA for HG Plus, to help international students find job opportunity. She believes that young talent in the right job can bridge cultures and change the world.
China and the Four Dragons: Cross Cultural Perspectives on Leadership Decision Styles
As humans we have beliefs, values, and ways of behaving that have been shaped by the cultures we have been exposed to. Our decision styles are complicated by the fact that we are often engaging in various cultures at the same time: national, corporate, family or religious culture.
In this first webinar of a two-part series, Dr. Kenneth R. Brousseau and Armin Pajand will examine the cultural similarities and difference in decision making styles among mainland China and its neighbors, the four dragons (Hong Kong, Korea, Taiwan, and Singapore).
TIME: Tuesday, May 16, 2017 6:00 PM Pacific Time | Wednesday, May 17, 2017 9:00 AM Beijing Time
Marriage: China VS USA
What are the marriage culture differences between China and the USA? Are the weddings similar? Or totally different? What about marriage life?
TIME: Monday, May 22, 6:00 PM (Pacific Time) | Tuesday, May 23, 9:00 AM (Beijing Time)
SPEAKER: Aaron Rose. Having spent 12 years living and working in China, Aaron has an affinity for the Chinese language, culture and cuisine. Aaron is happily married to his wife for 11 years, who is from Sichuan. Their two children are bilingual in English and Chinese.
Aaron is also the founder and president of Mavin Learning Resources, an education company based in California, dedicated to helping students prepare for and gain admission to American colleges and universities. He has spent many years helping his students to understand and traverse the cultural and language divide between China and America.
Understanding Your “Color Code” Helps You Succeed in Your Life
TIME: Thursday, May 25, 6:00 PM (Pacific Time) | Friday, May 26, 9:00 AM (Beijing Time)
SPEAKER: Kally Efros has 7 children. She learned that each child has a completely different personality! She couldn’t teach them all the same or give them all the same discipline. It just didn’t work. She didn’t understand why until learning the Color Code. Now she teaches other people to use the color code to improve their lives too.
DESCRIPTION: If you’d like to improve a relationship with anyone in your life, gain an advantage at the office, or just get to know yourself a little better, join our webinar to learn what the Color Code Test is, how it works, and how it can help you improve your life.
The Color Code Personality Test is the most accurate, comprehensive, and easy to use personality test available. It is simple and fast. Unlike other personality tests, the color code explains both what you do but why you do it, allowing you to gain much deeper and more useful insights into what makes you and those around you tick.
How To Live For Yourself – 5 Ways To Be A Strong And Independent woman
This highly informative and interactive webinar will help all women control their own destiny by become independent. During this session, you’ll learn:
- How to be strong and leverage your strengths
- How to create a personal vision to guide your life decisions
- How to be independent and happy with your life
- How to put yourself #1 on your things to do list
- How to be a brave woman and raise brave girls
TIME: Tuesday, May 30, 6:00 PM (Pacific Time) | Wednesday, May 31, 9:00 AM (Beijing Time)
SPEAKER: Pattie Grimm (Former Microsoft Learning Development and Sales Excellence Director & President Advantage Performance & Training, Ltd.)
Pattie Grimm has over 25 years of experience in organizational development, change management, leadership, and team development. Pattie started her career in banking as Vice President of Customer and People Excellence. Pattie then joined Microsoft to lead their transformation to a customer centered and sales excellence company. Pattie spent three years in the Asia Pacific Region, where she led the region’s Microsoft customer and partner excellence team. After 14 years at Microsoft, Pattie started her own leadership and team development company which empowers organizations, leaders, teams and women to achieve their full potential and contribute to the organization’s success. Pattie is recognized as one of the top Women Leaders by the Executive International Women’s Association and Who’s Who in Women’s Leadership.