Monthly Archives: May 2014

Working overseas gives you a “new way of thinking that is global”

The May issue of the newsletter for Advance, an organization that connects the global Australian Diaspora, interviewed Australian expatriate Fiona Lawrie, who has lived half her life in Asia, primarily working in the area of environmental sustainability, before deciding to more »

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Wheat vs. Rice: How China’s Culinary Divide Shapes Personality

A recent study published by a group of psychologists in the journal Science finds that China’s noodle-slurping northerners are more individualistic, show more “analytic thought” and divorce more frequently. By contrast, rice-eating southerners show more hallmarks traditionally associated with East more »

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Indian companies favor Indian talent over expats

According to a recent Economic Times of India article, domestic Indian companies are going slow on expat hiring while sharpening their focus on hiring Indians with requisite global experience – a trend that will likely continue for the next two more »

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China Based SE Asia Commodities/Metals/Steel Analyst

The China office of a global metals/commodities consulting firm is seeking an Analyst to cover the SE Asian metals/steel market, initially from China and then from SE Asia (e.g. Singapore, Kuala Lumpur etc). The ideal candidate would be someone already more »

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